December 10, 2009 Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering Professor Tony Keaveny has been awarded the Van C. Mow Medal by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Archives for 2009
December 2009 Bioengineering Assistant Professor Mohammad Mofrad has published his second Bioengineering text: Cellular Mechanotransduction: Diverse Perspectives from Molecules to Tissues.
November 2009 Bioengineering faculty sat down with the Dean of Engineering for a roundtable chat on the past, and future, of the Department and the field.
November 2009 Two bioengineering undergraduates, Nickesh Viswanathan and Anwesh Thakur, made it all the way to the quarterfinals of NBC-TV’s America’s Got Talent this summer, with their Berkeley Bollywood dance group, Ishaara.
November 2009 Research on point-of-care diagnostics by Dan Fletcher’s lab, as well as Fletcher’s own experiences in Washington DC, are featured in the Fall 2009 issue of the Berkeley Science Review.
October 12, 2009 Our new Berkeley Bioengineering Department Chair, Matthew Tirrell, is featured in this month’s Innovations email newsletter from the College of Engineering. Tirrell talks about his excitement at joining Berkeley and plans for the department.
October 5, 2009 Bioengineering Graduate Group Affliliate Michel Maharbiz and BioE grad student Daniel Cohen have pioneered a new technique to control gene expression in two dimensions over time, using a modified inkjet printer.
October 5, 2009 Bioengineering Assistant Professor Irina Conboy was featured in the People and Ideas column of the October 5 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology.
September 30, 2009 Berkeley Bioengineering Assistant Professor Irina Conboy and collaborators have identified a critical biochemical pathways linked to the aging of human muscle. By manipulating these pathways, the researchers were able to restore the muscle’s ability to repair and rebuild itself, offering hope for future injury repair and anti-aging techniques.