May 11. 2012 – Research in Bioengineering Professor Song Li’s lab on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) may provide an alternative to embryonic stem cell research. The research is now the top 5 most downloaded paper in Biomaterials Journal.
Archives for 2012
Bioengineering Assistant Professor John Dueber has received the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Award. The award is given to outstanding researchers and funds their research for up to five years and $2.5 million.
May 10th, 2012 – Richard Karp, Professor of Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, and Mathematics, will be the the first leader of Berkeley’s new Simmons Institute for the Theory of Computing.
April 17, 2012 – A team of bioengineering students tied for first prize in the annual Berkeley Big Ideas competition this week!
April 10th, 2012 – Imagine a computer screen that could help you keep better posture at the office. Director of the UC Berkeley Ergonomics Program, Dr. David Rempel, reviewed Phillips’ new ErgoSensor Monitor for its potential to help people develop better posture habits.
April 4, 2012 – Berkeley’s Lina Nilsson, a post-doctoral researcher in Professor Daniel Fletcher’s lab, is the mastermind behind a group that helps underfunded labs create research-grade equipment without breaking the bank.
April 4, 2012 – Bioengineering and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering professor Jay Keasling and his team of researchers have developed a biological sensor system that stimulates bacteria to produce more sustainable amounts of biofuel.
March 2012 – UC Berkeley Bioengineering Ph.D. and B.S. alumnus Dino Di Carlo, now a bioengineering assistant professor at UCLA, has won the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the Office of the Navy.
US News and World Report has named the UC Berkeley-UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering one of the TOP TEN graduate programs in the US.