The Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute interweaves life sciences, physical sciences, and engineering into the fields of biotechnology and medicine, opening exciting new pathways to innovation and discovery. From complex biological networks to nanoscale assemblies that mimic biological processes, CBIS is a powerhouse of academic and research advancement. More than 200 CBIS scientists and engineers are working here to uncover the molecular basis of biological mechanisms and disease, using biological systems as the basis for new therapeutics, and developing new cellular niches critical in tissue regeneration. more...
The Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies at Rensselaer
Over Ten Years
- 40 Faculty
- 200 Ph.D.s Granted
- 1,000 Undergrads Trained
- 2,000 Peer-Reviewed Publications
- 30,000 Citations (ISI)
- $130MExternal Grant Funding
News & Events
Linking computation with experimentation, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have shown that proteins can be engineered to fold more quickly and achieve greater stability by optimizing surface charges.
How X-rays see through your skin - Ge Wang. http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-x-rays-see-through-your-skin-ge-wang
Research & Constellations
CBIS is conducting groundbreaking research in:
CBIS has four endowed Constellations: