MIT Unit Affiliation:
Lab Affiliation(s):
Postdoc
Post Doc Sponsor / Advisor:
Ron Weiss
Areas of Expertise:
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
Date PhD Completed:
February, 2012
Expected End Date of Post Doctoral Position:
August 31, 2014

Jameel Zayed

  • Post Doctoral

MIT Unit Affiliation: 

  • Biological Engineering

Lab Affiliation(s): 

Postdoc

Post Doc Sponsor / Advisor: 

Ron Weiss

Date PhD Completed: 

Feb, 2012

Top 3 Areas of Expertise: 

Synthetic Biology
Supramolecular chemistry
Organic chemistry

Personal Statement: 

Dual-trained chemist/biologist looking to impact on medicine and the biotech industry. Interests range from the molecule to complex biological systems, as applied to solving today's pressing disease challenges in cancer, immunology, and tissue development.

Expected End Date of Post Doctoral Position: 

August 31, 2014

CV: 

Research Projects: 

Understanding how to successfully incorporate an expanded transgene code into mouse embryonic stem cells, and the biological response of the host cell/mouse model organism to such genomic manipulation, e.g. epigenetic regulation. 

Thesis Title: 

Self-assembly of synthetic and biological components in water using cucurbit[8]uril

Thesis Abstract: 

Keywords: Supramolecular; Diffusion/DOSY NMR; Host-guest; Chemistry; Water; Organic; Self-assembly; Complexity.

Top 5 Awards and honors (name of award, date received): 

$1000 ISSCR stem cell travel grant (Vancouver 2014)
$600K investment award for lab cell culture robot (2013)
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