Engineering Cellular Systems

Summer School

Neural progenitor cells (red: F-actin, green: tubulin, blue: DAPI) (courtesy of R. Kamm laboratory – MIT)

August 4 – 10, 2018

Co-organized by MIT, Georgia Tech and held at

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



A week of lectures and hands-on training in engineering, biological, and physical science laboratory techniques covering topics such as cell biology, engineering tools, biomachines, organs on a chip, neuroengineering and computational tools.  This Summer School is co-organized by MIT, Georgia Tech and UIUC.  See Sample Schedule


We encourage advanced undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs, and faculty from engineering, physical sciences, and biological sciences who are interested in state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research at the intersection of engineering and biology to apply


$1,500/selected participant (Financial assistance may be available toward this fee. Please indicate your need for aid on the application form)


Room and board from August 4 – August 11, 2018


Applications are being accepted now!

In the application, be sure to click “Submit Form” at the bottom of the page.

Apply here now!