The new Energy Biosciences Building, a state-of-the-art facility of five stories and 113,000 gross square feet, is completed and welcoming researchers this week at the corner of Hearst Ave and Oxford St.
Archives for 2012
July 24, 2012 – Bioengineering professors Kevin Healy and Luke Lee and collaborators have been awarded a two-year, $1.7 million boost to develop on-chip models of living human heart and liver tissue from the NIH.
Bioengineering Associate Professor Amy Herr has been named to the inaugural cohort of Bakar Fellows at UC Berkeley.
The CellScope, a cellphone-based microscope platform developed in Professor Dan Fletcher’s lab and now a startup company, has received $1 million in startup funding from Khosla Ventures.
Recent UC Berkeley Bioengineering Alumna Pamela Tiet won first place in Biomedical Engineering for her Technology and Engineering Poster Presentation at the Emerging Researcher’s National Conference in Atlanta, GA.
Bioengineering Associate Professor Amy Herr is the recipient of the Analytical Chemistry 2012 Young Innovator Award.
June 11, 2012 – Bioengineering Professor Sanjay Kumar’s lab today released major new research showing that tumor cells are able to migrate faster through confined spaces in the body.
June 6, 2012 – Bioengineering Professor Song Li has shown that a previously unknown type of stem cell, not smooth muscle cells within blood vessel walls, is to blame for artery-hardening diseases such as atherosclerosis.
May 13, 2012 – Bioengineering Associate Professor Seung-Wuk Lee has pioneered a new technique to generate electricity from viruses, featured in today’s advance online publication of Nature Nanotechnology.