April 29, 2013 – We are pleased to announce this year’s undergraduate award winners from the Bioengineering Department: Daniel Price has been awarded the 2013 Departmental Citation in Bioengineering, and the Chair’s Award in Bioengineering will go to Tahoura Samad.
Archives for 2013
April 18, 2103 – Bioengineering and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Professor Jay Keasling has been awarded the 2013 George Washington Carver Award for innovation in industrial biotechnology.
April 18, 2013 – Bioengineering junior Ritankar Das has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.
April 11, 2013 – Twelve years after bioengineering and chemical engineering professor Jay Keasling learned how to engineer yeast to produce the potent anti-malarial drug artemisinin, manufacturing plants are launching large-scale production of the medication.
Congratulations Robert Chen, a 2013-2014 Haas Scholar! Each year, twenty Haas Scholars are selected from all disciplines and departments across the University on the basis of the merit and originality of their project proposals.
April 5, 2013 – Research by one of our Master of Translational Medicine program research teams is published in JoVE and featured on medGadget — “New Vascular Catheter Remote Controlled Using MRI”. The project involves a new system that uses the magnetic field of an intraoperative MRI to move a catheter through blood vessels with high […]
April 3, 2013 – Check out an in-depth article on research by bioengineering professor Amy Herr, one of the inaugural cohort of Bakar Fellows at UC Berkeley. Herr is developing a microfluidic approach to protein assay, a way to quickly and efficiently analyze dozens of human proteins at a time.
April 2, 2013 – Congratulations to recent BioE alumna Michelle Tsai! Michelle will be spending a year in Ireland working on biomedical devices as a 2013-2014 Whitaker Fellow.
March 21, 2013 – Cells interact constantly with their surroundings, but it’s very difficult to observe the main player in this interaction – a protein called integrin. Professor Mohammad Mofrad and bioengineering graduate student Mehrdad Mehrbod have developed a computer model of integrin that gives researchers a new way to explore how the protein connects a cell’s inner […]