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W. David Lee

W. David Lee is CEO of Lumicell Diagnostics, Inc., and has an appointment at MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.

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How Engineering Drives Biology

Engineering has been an essential collaborator in biological research and breakthroughs in biology are often enabled by technological advances. Decoding the double helix structure of DNA, for example, only became possible after significant advances in such technologies as X-ray diffraction and gel electrophoresis. Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis improved as new technologies—including the stethoscope, the microscope, and the X-ray—developed.