Douglas Lauffenburger


Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biology

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Douglas Lauffenburger, Ph.D
Ford Professor of Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Biology
Head, Department of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Focus: Molecular cell bioengineering is the application of engineering approaches to develop quantitative understanding of cell function in terms of fundamental molecular properties, and to apply this understanding for improved design of molecular- and cell-based technologies.