November 2017

Shoutout from the NIH Director Francis Collins to our lab on his blog

***New positions available *** postdoc (liver biology), technical associate (epithelial biology), technical associate (biomaterials engineering)

Free Event! “Cells in the City” at the MIT Koch Institute, featuring the story of Lumicell (Linda Griffith, David Lee, Moungi Bawendi) on WED Nov 29 6-8:30 pm.

Griffith lab members Alex Brown, Marianna Soffman and Linda Griffith complete the Cambridge Half Marathon.

October 2017

New PhD! Christi Cook defended on Oct 27 and is now working at Astra Zeneca!

September 2017

A successful launch of the new interdepartmental undergraduate education program, “NEET” Living Machines, merging project-based experiences with “gut microbiome engineering” and curriculum from mechanical, chemical, biological, and electrical/computer engineering.

A successful 3rd Annual Open Endoscopy Forum!  – videos of the talks are now posted !

August 2017

Poster Award! Rebecca Duffy won the top poster award at the FASEB Gastrointestinal Tract XVII: Current Biology of the GI Tract, Mucosa, Microbiota, and Beyond, Steamboat Springs, CO, August 2017 for her poster entitled ‘Collagen Synthesis and Secretion by Intestinal Myofibroblasts in 3D Synthetic Matrices’

Annual Lab Summer Outing – Deep Sea Fishing.  We caught some fish, but MA /Federal laws said we had to throw them back 🙁  Even the big old cod! We had fun swimming and flying kites in Gloucester, afterward!

July 2017

Kelly Chen’s Gut-Liver paper illustrating synergism between gut-liver interactions under inflammatory stimuli is published


June 2017

The MIT DARPA PhysioMimetics team successfully completed the one month,  10-organ interaction milestone! The team was amazing in taking thousands of samples and data points.  Stay tuned for the paper!

May 2017

Poster award! The lab poster on building the 3D endometrium, presented by PhD student Christi Cook, won the “Best Poster” Award at the World Congress on Endometriosis in Montreal.





August 19, 2014

Linda Griffith featured in MIT Technology Review


February 18, 2014

New Yorker online piece on Linda Griffith’s endometriosis research


Valentine’s Day, 2014

Griffith lab relaunches website


August 12, 2013grifflab_kayak

Griffith and Lauffenburger lab go to Lane’s Cove, Gloucester MA


January 26, 2005

Prof Griffith takes over the MIT campus radio station WMBR