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Research at Tufts is about breaking down walls—between fields, between faculty and students, between what is and what could be. Innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration are the foundations of discovery at Tufts. Our world-class researchers push boundaries and ask questions that will take our knowledge to the next level.

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New & Notable

  • Tracking the origins of influenza and other infectious diseases in the animals around us

  • Student research on display at Bates-Andrews Day runs the gamut from HPV vaccines to sleep apnea appliances

  • Madeleine Oudin brings a biologist’s perspective to biomedical engineering to fight cancer metastasis and drug resistance

  • In a new Science magazine article, Kelly M. Greenhill and colleagues explore ways to curb the spread of disingenuous information


  • Female student writing on a board

    Established to promote innovative collaborations in the humanities and arts. Encourages conversation and debate that reach beyond the traditional borders of a given discipline.

  • Tisch College sign

    Promotes collaborative research with community partners to redress issues of disparity, inequality and social injustice.

  • Gloved hand holding test tube

    Focuses on biopolymer engineering to understand structure-function relationships, with emphasis on studies related to self-assembly, biomaterials engineering, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

  • Drawing of Science and Engineering Complex

    Currently under construction, the new complex will be an integrated teaching and research center on the Medford/Somerville campus featuring state-of-the-art laboratories for undergraduate and graduate students. 

  • Stairway in the CLIC building

    Helps meet the need for updated classrooms, large meeting rooms, teaching labs, research labs, and office space, and includes a café and informal learning spaces.