How can technology help find a cure to HIV?

How can technology help find a cure to HIV?

Jul 12

In this episode of Inside Ragon Liam sits down with Alex Shalek, PhD, to talk about the latest technologies driving immunological research including his work on nanoscale manipulation and measurement technologies such as single-cell RNA-sequencing. Dr. Alex Shalek is a Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at MIT, a Core Member at the Institute for Medical Engineering at MIT, and an Associate Member at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard.

 

“I really am an engineer. I build things.” – Alex Shalek

 

Inside Ragon is the official podcast of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. Join Liam as he talks with some of the brightest minds in HIV/AIDS research.

 

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About Liam Fitzgerald

Liam_FitzgeraldLiam is a lifelong resident of Boston and is currently enrolled at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on a pre-medical track. In his freshman year at UMass, Liam was elected the House Council President of the UMass Northeast residential area and was selected as one of fifteen members of the inaugural Biology Major Advisory Committee. Last year, Liam authored and published a book titled Through the Eyes of Our Neighbors which explores the differing identities of Boston as it pertains to people of different racial groups, socioeconomic classes, and nationalities through portraits and interviews collected from over 70 people. This summer, Liam is working at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard alongside Sarah Sullivan and Dr. Sylvie Le Gall as a liaison between the communications department and research laboratories. Liam can be reached at lsfitzgerald@umass.edu for any personal inquiries or comments.

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