August 12, 2013 – A team of students in the Fall 2012 Bioengineering Senior Capstone Design course have received an Honorable Mention in the NIH 2013 Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge competition.
Archives for 2013
July 12, 2013 – Bioengineering Ph.D. student Sylvia Natividad-Diaz has won second place in the Prize for Primary Healthcare, a CIMIT – Ambulatory Practice of the Future competition.
July 8, 2013 – Bioengineering professor Seung-Wuk Lee was honored with a 2013 R&D 100 Award for his development of an engineered virus which generates electricity.
June 28, 2013 – Jay Keasling, professor of bioengineering and chemical & biomolecular engineering and CEO of the Joing BioEnergy Institute, talked about the future of biofuels on National Public Radio. Listen to the broadcast or read the story at NPR.
June 28, 2013 – The Summer 2013 newsletter of the UC Berkeley – UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering is out! Read up on our students faculty and alumni at the Graduate Program website.
June 19, 2013 – Bioengineering professor Adam Arkin and collaborators have new findings which suggest that bacteria in the laboratory show little adaptive gene regulation in response to their environment.
June 18, 2013 – A team of BioE undergraduates from Professor Amy Herr’s capstone design course (BioE 192) have developed an innovative technology to improve laparoscopic surgery.
June 13, 2013 – Researchers led by Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering David Schaffer and colleagues have developed improved gene insertion techniques that could expand gene therapy to help restore sight to patients with blinding diseases.
June 6, 2013 – Eko Devices, a startup company nurtured at the Skydeck incubator, was one of two Berkeley startups to win $100,000 in funding from Founder.org. Eko’s diagnostic device started out as a project in BioE 192, the senior capstone design course.