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Biotechnology and Human Systems

Responding to global needs for improving human conditions

Our R&D seeks to improve human conditions on many fronts. The technology and systems we develop enhance disaster response capabilities, address impacts of climate change, advance defenses against biological and chemical threats, and improve the health and performance of the nation's service members and civilians.

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Biotechnology and Human Systems Groups

We view molecular-scale phenomena as critical to many future and emerging national security challenges. To address these challenges, our group develops tools that collect, manipulate, and process materials and information derived from the molecular domain.

Advancing Our Research


View the leadership of the Biotechnology and Human Systems research area.

Featured Publications

Automated contact tracing assessment

Nov 17
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Report TR-1287

Multimodal physiological monitoring during virtual reality piloting tasks

Aug 25
Multimodal Physiological Monitoring During Virtual Reality Piloting Tasks (version 1.0.0). PhysioNet.

Axon tracing and centerline detection using topologically-aware 3D U-nets

Jul 11
2022 44th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2022, pp. 238-242