Prof. Mark Bathe
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Prof. Mark Bathe

Biological Engineering
Associate Professor of Biological Engineering
Associate Member, Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Co-Lead, MIT New Engineering Education Transformation program
Chair, MIT Committee on Student Life

Professor Bathe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT, an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, Co-Chair of the MIT New Engineering Education Transformation, and Chair of the MIT Committee on Student Life. Professor Bathe obtained his Doctoral Degree from MIT working in the Departments of Mechanical, Chemical, and Biological Engineering before moving to the University of Munich to carry out his postdoctoral research. He returned to MIT in 2009 to join the faculty in the Department of Biological Engineering, where he runs an interdisciplinary research group focused on the targeted delivery of therapeutic nucleic acids and vaccines, phenotypic profiling of neuronal circuits involved in psychiatric disease, and engineering nucleic acid materials for highly parallel molecular computing and massive data storage.