May 4, 2011 UC Berkeley Bioengineering Associate Professor Song Li was one of nineteen University of California scientists receiving grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine for stem cell research.
Archives for 2011
May 3, 2011 Bioengineering students won big in this year’s Big Ideas @ Berkeley competition. UC Berkeley’s annual “Big Ideas” prize competition inspires innovative and high-impact student projects aimed at solving the world’s most pressing problems. Both teams sharing the first place prize in the Social Entrepreneurship category include Bioengineering students, as well as the […]
April 25, 2011 An alliance of top researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, has formed the UC Berkeley Synthetic Biology Institute (SBI), advancing efforts to engineer cells and biological systems in ways that promise to transform technology in health and medicine, energy, the environment, new materials, and a host of other critical arenas.
April 15, 2011 Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering Professor Kevin Healy was awarded the 2011 Clemson Award for Basic Research from the Society for Biomaterials.
March 30, 2011 The Department of Bioengineering has been awarded a 5-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to support our senior Bioengineering design course.
March 18, 2011 Bioengineering Professors Adam Arkin and David Schaffer are the authors of an essay in the journal Cellwhich describes in detail key technologies and insights that are advancing systems biology research.
March 17, 2011 UC Berkeley Bioengineering Professor Luke Lee and his laboratory have made a major advancement in microfluidics research, which could lead to stand-alone, self-powered chips that can diagnose diseases within minutes.
February 14, 2011 Berkeley Bioengineering Assistant Professors Amy Herr and Sanjay Kumar have received 2011 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program awards. CAREER awards are given to young researchers in science and engineering who have also translated their work into significant educational activities.
February 9, 2011 Bioengineering Professors Steve Conolly and David Schaffer were awarded renewals for their Tools & Techniques grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Their grants were the only ones of this type from UC Berkeley renewed in this round.