September 28, 2009 Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering Professor Jay Keasling was featured in a New Yorker article, A Life Of It’s Own, this September. The article explored the origins and potential future of the field of synthetic biology. Read more at the New Yorker.
Archives for 2009
August 2009 The Department of Bioengineering would like to welcome our newest faculty member, Dr. John Dueber.
August 2009 Bioengineering Lecturer Terry Johnson has been selected to participate in the 2009-2010 UC Berkeley Lecturer Teaching Fellows Program.
July 22, 2009 In a major publication in the latest issue of PLoS ONE, Berkeley Bioengineering researchers unveiled their revolutionary cell phone platform for remote fluorescent microscopy.
July 13, 2009 Bioengineering Assistant Professor Amy Herr is the recipient of a 2009 DARPA Young Faculty Award. Herr was recognized for her proposal on “An Integrated Micro/Nanosystem for Rapid Validation of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Biomarkers”.
July 9, 2009 Sanjay Kumar, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at UC Berkeley, has been awarded a 2009 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers by President Obama.
June 8, 2009 Assistant Professor of Bioenginering Amy Herr has been granted a 2009 awards from the Hellman Family Faculty Fund. Created by a generous gift from distinguished alumnus F. Warren Hellman, the Hellman Family Faculty Fund awards research grants to junior faculty who have shown a promise of great distinction.
May 22, 2009 Thomas Budinger, Professor and Founding Chair of UC Berkeley Bioengineering, has been awarded the Gold Medal for Distinguished Service to Radiology by the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS).
May 20, 2009 Jay Keasling, Berkeley Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering and Acting Deputy Directory of Lawrence Berkeley Lab, has been awarded the first Biotech Humanitarian Award from the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).