Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab — DNA Synthesis Screening Methods

Organization:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab
Award Date:
10/2020
Amount:
$890,000
Purpose:
To support research on methods for securely screening DNA synthesis orders.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $890,000 over three years to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab to support research on methods for securely screening DNA synthesis orders. This grant is intended to support research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, Aarhus University, Northeastern University, and the Weizmann Institute of Science.

This falls within Open Philanthropy's focus area of biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.

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