Inside the Lab

Learn more about research at the Koch Institute through interviews with our faculty.


Inside the Lab: Angelika Amon

Angelika Amon

Learn more about the Amon lab and how understanding cell division and cell stress may lead to the development of new drugs or compounds that selectively kill cancer cells.     watch...

Inside the Lab: Daniel Anderson

Daniel Anderson

Learn more about the work that Professor Anderson’s lab is doing to create tiny nanoparticles that can deliver RNA to a cancer cell to stop tumor growth. watch...

Inside the Lab: Sangeeta Bhatia

Sangeeta Bhatia

Learn more about the work the Bhatia lab is doing to use micro and nanotechnologies to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy. watch...

Inside the Lab: Paul Chang

Paul Chang

Learn more about the Chang lab’s work to better understand a family of proteins called PARPs, and how blocking specific PARPs might be a promising target for cancer therapies.  watch...

Inside the Lab: Michael Cima

Michael Cima

Learn more about the work that Professor Cima’s lab is doing to create tiny nanosensors that are chemically sensitive to different molecules – and how they hope these sensors can be used to help determine proper dosage for chemotherapy. watch...

Inside the Lab: Herman Eisen

Herman Eisen

Learn more about the collaborative research that Professor Emeritus Eisen and his colleagues are conducting to better understand how the immune system could be used to fight cancer.   watch...

Inside the Lab: Michael Hemann

Michael Hemann

Learn more about the Hemann Lab's work in systems biology and how they use high throughput genetics in model systems to screen for mechanisms of drug resistance. watch...

Inside the Lab: Darrell Irvine

Darrell Irvine

Learn more about the work going on in the Irvine lab, which focuses on development of drug delivery tools and new methods for analyzing cellular immune responses. watch...

Inside the Lab: Jacqueline Lees

Jacqueline Lees

Learn more about the work that Professor Lees and her lab are doing to understand how proteins and pathways are mutated in cancer – and how they hope to make advances in detecting and hopefully treating osteosarcoma. watch...

Inside the Lab: J. Christopher Love

J. Christopher Love

Learn more about how the Love lab is using miniature microtiter plates and microfluidics to evaluate populations of cells, maximize their productivity, and ultimately improve the process of developing cancer biologics. watch...

Inside the Lab: Matthew Vander Heiden

Matthew Vander Heiden

Learn more about the Vander Heiden lab and their efforts to better understand cancer cell metabolism and how small molecules might be used to activate enzymes and restore the normal state of cells. watch...

Forest White

Learn more about how the White lab is using mass spectrometry to better understand the key components of cell signaling that drive how cancer cells invade and proliferate in glioblastoma. watch...