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Personal:

2017 Forbes 30 under 30

2017 TEDMED Hive Innovator

2017 Academy of Achievement Delegate (http://www.achievement.org/)

2016 NIH- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F30, 5 years; perfect score of 10)

2016 National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship

2015 Friends of the McGovern Institute Fellowship

2015 OneStart Life Sciences and Healthcare startup competition semi-finalist

2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow

2013 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow

2013 Harvard Graduate Student Leadership Institute Fellow

2012 MassChallenge StartUp Competition Finalist for MODALYST

2012 MIT Arab Students Organization’s Science and Technology Achievement Award

2012 Henry Ford II Scholar (MIT’s top graduating senior in engineering school)

2012 MIT Znaty Outstanding Achievement Award for Outstanding Research in Biological Engineering

2012 MIT Mechanical Engineering Excellence in Education Award

2010 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

2010 Amgen-MIT Scholar

2010 Member of Tau Beta Pi (engineering honor society)

 

 

2008 Siemens Competition Semi-Finalist

2008 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, 4th place

2008 National Merit Scholarship Recipient

 

Select Media:

CRISPR System Targets RNA in Mammalian Cells

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50565/title/CRISPR-System-Targets-RNA-in-Mammalian-Cells/

NEW SCIENCE COULD SHARPEN CRISPR’S GENE-EDITING SCALPEL

https://www.wired.com/story/new-science-could-sharpen-crisprs-gene-editing-scalpel/

Scientists Use New Crispr System to Edit RNA in Human Cells

https://www.wsj.com/articles/scientists-use-new-crispr-system-to-edit-rna-in-human-cells-1508953037

Researchers engineer CRISPR to edit single RNA letters in human cells

http://news.mit.edu/2017/researchers-engineer-crispr-edit-single-rna-letters-human-cells-1015

Gene-editing tool CRISPR can now manipulate more types of genetic material

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/25/16543004/crispr-cas13-rna-gene-editing-disease-treatment

RNA Editing Possible with CRISPR-Cas13

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50719/title/RNA-Editing-Possible-with-CRISPR-Cas13/

CRISPR toolbox gets two new molecular gadgets, boosting gene-editing

https://www.statnews.com/2017/10/25/crispr-gene-editing-advances/?s_campaign=stat:rss

Scientists unveil CRISPR-based diagnostic platform

https://www.broadinstitute.org/news/scientists-unveil-crispr-based-diagnostic-platform

Fast CRISPR test easily detects Zika and antibiotic resistance

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2127778-fast-crispr-test-easily-detects-zika-and-antibiotic-resistance/

CRISPR-Based Nucleic Acid Test Debuts

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/49195/title/CRISPR-Based-Nucleic-Acid-Test-Debuts/

 

A new CRISPR breakthrough could lead to simpler, cheaper disease diagnosis

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/04/13/a-new-crispr-breakthrough-could-lead-to-simpler-cheaper-disease-diagnosis/

Crispr Offers a Leap Forward for Diagnosing Disease

https://www.wsj.com/articles/crispr-offers-a-leap-forward-for-diagnosing-disease-1498442880

Scientists Find Form of Crispr Gene Editing With New Capabilities

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/04/science/rna-c2c2-gene-editing-dna-crispr.html?_r=0

Researchers unlock new CRISPR system for targeting RNA

https://www.broadinstitute.org/news/8267

CRISPR May Work On Way More Diseases Than We Think

http://time.com/4355202/crispr-rna-gene-editing/

Bacterial RNA-editing tool could disable viruses or halt disease

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2091825-bacterial-rna-editing-tool-could-disable-viruses-or-halt-disease/

Taking Gene-Editing to the Next Level: Scientists use a process developed by bacteria to manipulate RNA

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/taking-gene-editing-to-the-next-level/

Cpf1 makes for a CRISPR cut

http://www.nature.com/nrmicro/journal/v13/n11/full/nrmicro3576.html

New CRISPR Tools More Precise, but Targeting Mishaps a Worry

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/870957

New system for human genome editing has potential to increase power and precision of DNA engineering

http://news.mit.edu/2015/crispr-editing-dna-genome-engineering-0925

New kid on the CRISPR block

http://www.nature.com/nmeth/journal/v12/n12/full/nmeth.3680.html

 

 

US News: Project-Based Education Is Key to Increasing STEM Interest

MIT News:  Abudayyeh named a Paul and Daisy Soros New American Fellow

ScienceBlogs: Young Innovators Appointed to Serve on USA Science and Engineering Festival’s Youth Advisory Board!

MLive: Top Scholars hope to improve their world with science

 

Harvard Medical Student Review (visit):

Boston NPR: From Hallway Talk At Harvard Med School To New Student Review 

Harvard’s The Crimson: Medical School Launches Student-Run, Peer-Reviewed Journal 

Harvard Medical School Countway Library Blog: Scholar Medical Publication DIY by Harvard Medical Students

 

MODALYST (see all):

FashInvest: http://www.fashinvest.com/modalyst-the-new-online-marketplace-for-emerging-designers-and-boutiques/

The Emerging Designer: http://theemergingdesigner.com/modalyst-connecting-emerging-accessory-designers-and-retailers-through-collective-buys/

Boston.com: http://www.boston.com/business/blogs/global-business-hub/2013/01/bostons_e-comme.html

The Boston Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2013/05/04/mit-mecca-for-geek-culture-makes-fashion-statement/D0lsI27ubaEywD9vXFO7yJ/story.html

Bloomberg Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-12-21/dragging-fashion-wholesalers-into-the-digital-age

ELLE: http://www.elle.com/news/fashion-style/fashion-20-awards-nominees-2013

 

TIMtalks (visit):

MIT Admissions: The story behind TIMtalks

Slice of MIT: TIMtalks Capture Student Experiences

My talk: Drugging the Undruggable: The road not taken

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