A pandemic-fueled transformation of the MIT course "How to Grow (Almost) Anything" leads to next steps in democratizing synthetic biology
On May 23, 2022, Wiring WIC, a virtual symposium hosted by the WIC Health and Technology Initiative—a project of New America in collaborat…
David Sun Kong speaks with NEO.LIFE about science, activism, and how biotechnology can empower ordinary people.
Collective intelligence methodology identifies key findings to accelerate the pace of innovation and build health resilience.
A new multidisciplinary field of public health technology should be established to modernize the nation’s health system.
City Science researcher Andres Rico reflects on his time participating in this past year's "How To Grow (Almost) Anything" (HTGAA) class.
Part of a collaboration between the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, the Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative, and MilliporeSigma
Online platform harnesses collective intelligence to accelerate recovery from Covid-19 and prepare for future disease outbreaks.
Expert panelists discuss lessons learned from COVID-19 and progress made to better prepare our public health systems.
Three most promising PPE solutions selected by expert judges on MIT Pandemic Response CoLab.
This session features four conversations between Media Lab researchers and guest speakers on expanding more equitable research.
August 20, 2020
These sessions will focus on tools for privacy-aware contact tracing.
Congratulations to Pat Pataranutaporn, Angela Vujic, David Kong, Pattie Maes, and Misha Sra!
Director's fellow Jaylen Brown and Labber David Kong on Jaylen's educational journey and their new learning and leadership initiative.
The 2020 MIT Independent Activities Period (IAP) runs from January 6–January 31.
Our capacity to re-engineer the biological world raises questions that need answers before it gets too late
David Sun Kong discusses the mission of the Community Biotechnology Initiative on the Mass Cultural Council’s podcast.
The class introduced students from all backgrounds to the emerging areas of biodesign, biotechnology, and synthetic biology.
Jaylen Brown's “passions” for justice and education have molded him into a fearless leader.
At 21, Jaylen Brown is a polymath and a rising star in the NBA with the Boston Celtics.
Innovations are looming in food, medicine, brain-machine interfaces, sex, sleep, and do-it-yourself biology. That’s the picture we got from…
A strange song, full of pumping percussion and instrumentals with random patterns, began to erupt from the speakers.David Sun Kong ’01…
Julie Kramer interviewed several participants at HUBweek 2017, including Community Biotechnology head David Sun Kong.
There are many mysteries of human biology. Among those perhaps least considered, what do our bodies sound like?This was the question on the…
David Kong at the 7th International Meeting on Synthetic Biology
New open-source website features blueprints for lab-on-a-chip devices.