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2015 undergrads

Congratulations 2015 Graduates!

We’re proud of you! Watch the 2015 Commencement ceremonies online.


Dueber lab engineers opium poppy pathway

Researchers in professor John Dueber’s lab have taken us one step closer to producing more medications through synthetic biology by replicating some of the chemical processes of the opium poppy in yeast. Will DeLoache, bioengineering graduate student and study lead author, and collaborators, were able to synthesize the poppy compound reticuline from tyrosine, a derivative of glucose.

Shetty and spirometer

BioE alum Shetty in Berkeley Engineer

BioE alumna Charvi Shetty was profiled in Berkeley Engineer magazine this semester with her startup company, Knox Diagnostics. She’s developing an inexpensive asthma diagnostic, first designed in the Bioe Senior Capstone course.

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