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Anirudh Sivakumar joins LSI as a new graduate student

LSI welcomes Anirudh to the lab from the University of Texas at Austin where he completed a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a B.S. inRead more »

Precisely Targeting Tumors with Cancer-Fighting T Cells

Our work on remote control T cells for cancer immunotherapy was recently published in ACS Synthetic Biology! Engineered T cell therapies are a new classRead more »

Kevin Tao and Lee-Kai Sun win undergraduate research awards

Congratulations to Kevin and Lee-Kai for winning awards from the Alfred H. Gibeling Family Research Fund through the Biomedical Engineering department to conduct undergraduate research!Read more »

Kevin Tao and Lee-Kai Sun win PURA Salary Awards

Congratulations to Kevin and Lee-Kai for winning a President’s Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA) for Fall 2018! PURA fund student salaries to conduct undergraduate research withRead more »

About the Lab

indoors pic2The Laboratory for Synthetic Immunity integrates Engineering, Immunology and Medicine to advance human health. We are located in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering of Georgia Tech and Emory School of Medicine.

— Gabe Kwong, PhD, Principal Investigator

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Join the Team


We are actively seeking postdoctoral candidates passionate about conducting research at the intersection of engineering and immunology to join our team. Learn more here and here!

Research Focus

Dr. Kwong shares work on noninvasive detection of early-stage cancer from urine

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Recent Publications

ACS, millerRemote control of mammalian cells with heat-triggered gene switches and photothermal pulse trains, ACS Synth. Biol.

PNAS, dahotreIndividually addressable and dynamic DNA gates for multiplexed cell sorting, PNAS

Adv funct materials, dudaniSustained-release synthetic biomarkers for monitoring thrombosis and inflammation using point-of-care compatible readouts, Adv. Funct. Mater.

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