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Alumni News Brief

Abudayyeh co-founds engineering biology company

Sherlock BioSciences, an engineering biology company co-founded by Omar Abudayyeh, Ph.D. ’18 (bioengineering) recently launched with initial financing of $35 million.

The startup seeks to use engineering biology tools, including synthetic biology and CRISPR, to create a new generation of molecular diagnostics that can rapidly deliver accurate and inexpensive results. Abudayyeh is currently a Fellow at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT.

Sherlock’s technology is based on research conducted at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Read more in this press release.

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