About the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
The Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB) is led by the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
ICB research is driven by more than 60 premier faculty and over 150 researchers, working together as interdisciplinary teams of molecular biologists, chemists, physicists and engineers.
Biological Inspiration. Technological Innovation.
Inspired by the study of the amazing processes, structures and features found in nature and biology, ICB research teams develop revolutionary technological innovations in bio-inspired materials and energy, biomolecular sensors, bio-inspired network science, and biotechnological tools.
Some 60 researchers from MIT, Caltech,
and UCSB have formed the following research teams:
- Biomolecular Sensors
- Bio-inspired Materials and Energy
- BioDiscovery Tools
- Bio-Inspired Network Science
- Cognitive Neuroscience