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DESIGN | AUTOMATION | MANUFACTURING | PROTOTYPING

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OUR MISSION

The mission of the DAMP lab is to develop novel biological systems using formal representations of protocols and experiments for the specify-design-build-test cycle.  This will allow for faster, more scalable, and reproducible research results that can be transitioned from academia to society.

 
 

WHAT WE DO

The DAMP lab uses its expertise to deliver consistent, reproducible, and high-throughput results that can be shared among researchers. These characteristics are vital to address synthetic biology-related research efforts where time, cost, scalability, and result quality are of utmost importance.

 

We automate over 28 molecular biology protocols, including DNA assembly, PCR, DNA/RNA purification, cloning (transformation, plating, colony picking, DNA quantification), preparation of libraries for next-generation sequencing, gene reporter assays, flow cytometry sample preparation, among others.

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ON DEMAND

The DAMP Lab is committed to building relationships with partners in industry, as well as in academia.

 

To know more about how to participate and support the DAMP lab, please contact us.

 
 

TEAM

MO KHALIL, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator

khalil@bu.edu

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TEAM

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS

DOUGLAS DENSMORE, PhD

Principal Investigator

dougd@bu.edu

MO KHALIL, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator

khalil@bu.edu

WILSON WONG, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator

wilwong@bu.edu

STAFF

SAMUEL OLIVEIRA, PhD

Program Manager

smdo@bu.edu

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WILLIAM JACKSON

Staff Software Engineer

wrjackso@bu.edu

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ALI LASHKARIPOUR

Microfluidics Lead

lashkari@bu.edu

ELIJAH JONES

Lab Technician

ejones1@bu.edu

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RITA CHEN

Head Lab Technician

richen@bu.edu

 

CONTACT US

DAMP Lab

610 Commonwealth Ave, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02215

E-mail: damplab@bu.edu
Tel: (617) 358-6238

For inquiries or more information, please drop us a message. We'd love to connect with you!

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