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​Welcome to the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley where we pursue research and educational programs that open new areas of scientific inquiry, drive transformational technologies, and foster a community that trains and motivates the next generation of bioengineers.​

MTM

MTM

MTM CAPSTONE SHOWCASE 2018

Come hear from students in the Berkeley – UCSF Master of Translational Medicine program as they showcase their capstone projects designed to improve health care.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Stanley Hall B1 Atrium

Our next seminar:

  • “Revealing the Dynamic Roles of Splicing and Translation in Gene Regulation”

    January 24, 2018, 12–1 p.m.

    Stanley Hall

    Liana Lareau, University of California, Berkeley

    A single genome produces the huge diversity of cells and tissues needed to make a human by regulating gene expression to turn on and off the right genes at the right times. The final, post-transcriptional steps of gene expression — RNA processing and translation — are essential to the proper outcome. My goal is to understand what the cell achieves by adding extra layers of regulation at these...

Infosessions

Stayed tuned for Spring Infosessions

Recent news from Berkeley Bioengineering

First Hacking for Impact Class Buzzes Around the Mosquito Problem

First Hacking for Impact Class Buzzes Around the Mosquito Problem

IEEE Spectrum talks with Professor Amy Herr, founder of Berkeley’s Hacking for Impact course, about the non-technical challenges of pursuing impact.

Alumna Lee-Karlon elected to AIMBE

Alumna Lee-Karlon elected to AIMBE

BioE undergrad alumna Ann Lee-Karlon, later a PhD graduate of UC San Diego, has been elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2018. She was recognized for “outstanding leadership in successful drug development and business operations in Genentech and for enhancing diversity of future BME leaders.”

Million Hands with MEng students

Million Hands with MEng students

BioE Master of Engineering students Bhardwaj, Dabiri, and Ramirez are working with the Million Hands organization to create customized low-cost prosthetic hands for children with 3D-printing.

I’m a Bioengineer

Carol Major

Carol Major

Technical Program Manager, iPhone Product Operations
BS Bioengineering, 2013

“Strong communication skills have been critical to achieving management success and long-term career goals…Being able to build and develop mutual levels of respect and understanding between teams so that they are incentivized to provide support when issues arise has been invaluable.”

“I am also very passionate about encouraging young women to enter STEM fields, so I hope to one day use my career as a platform to support that.”

Supada Sritanyaratana

Supada Sritanyaratana

Clinical Demand and Supply Leader, Genentech
BS Bioengineering, 2013

I predict how much medicine we need to produce to ensure that we have enough medicine for the patients in our clinical trials. Currently, I am managing the global supply of a new Alzheimer’s drug and a Macular Degeneration (blindness) drug.

“When I’m faced with a new problem, I take a step back to brainstorm multiple possible solutions from different perspectives ..to choose the solution that makes sense for the greater whole by empathizing with all of the stakeholders.”

Upcoming events:

  • SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

    January 23, 2018, 12–1 p.m.

    Durant Hall

    Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

    OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

  • “Revealing the Dynamic Roles of Splicing and Translation in Gene Regulation”

    January 24, 2018, 12–1 p.m.

    Stanley Hall

    Liana Lareau, University of California, Berkeley

    A single genome produces the huge diversity of cells and tissues needed to make a human by regulating gene expression to turn on and off the right genes at the right times. The final, post-transcriptional steps of gene expression — RNA processing and translation — are essential to the proper outcome. My goal is to understand what the cell achieves by adding extra layers of regulation at these...

  • 2018 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session

    January 26, 2018, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Durant Hall

    Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

    The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a socially engaged project after their graduation. Up to $25,000. Proposals for...

  • SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

    January 26, 2018, 3–4 p.m.

    Durant Hall

    Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

    OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

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