HealthTech: Hip surgery robot to researching psychedelic drugs

  • ST. LOUIS, MO—The EPA awarded a $744,262 grant to Tae Seok Moon, associate professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, for biotechnology research. Moon’s lab has been working on a “kill switch” for engineered organisms that will self-destruct after completing a specified task, such as cleaning up a pollutant or rooting out and destroying a pathogen in livestock.