GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (Harvard University)
NSF graduate research fellow Harris Wang invented the Multiplex Automated Genome Engineering (MAGE) platform, a bioengineering technique that allows researchers to rapidly increase the design and evolution of microorganisms with new and improved properties.
Engineering bacterial cells by manipulating their genomes is a slow, laborious process. MAGE is helping to address global challenges by enabling bioengineers to program cells quickly and easily. Future applications of the research could include:
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