January 27, 2005 Faculty, staff, students, donors and dignitaries gathered on January 27th to celebrate the “topping off” of the Stanley Biosciences and Bioengineering Facility, future home of the Bioengineering Department. “Topping off” is a tradition in the construction trades, commemorating the successful completion of the 11-story steel superstructure of the building.
Archives for January 2005
January 2005 Professor Jay Keasling is featured in an article in the New York Times for his work on developing a more affordable cure for malaria, research that is being supported by a recent $43 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more in NY Times (free registration required at NYTimes.com)
January 2005 Bioengineering professor Kimmen Sjölander is featured in a four-page interview in the latest issue of Forefront magazine, a publication of the College of Engineering. The article, “Kimmen Sjölander: Computational Artist Extraordinaire”, explores Dr. Sjölander’s stories of life, work and creativity. Read more in Forefront
January 2005 The Department of Bioengineering would like to extend a warm welcome to three new faculty members, Steve Conolly, Irina Conboy, and Mohammad Mofrad. Professors Conolly and Conboy came to Berkeley in the fall, while Professor Mofrad is just arriving on campus now.