UC Berkeley professor and synthetic biology pioneer Jay Keasling called for ‘national initiative’ to boost bioengineering, stressing the need for a federal strategy to ensure continued U.S. leadership in a field he said can yield significant medical benefits for people throughout the world, “and even save lives.”
Archives for 2014
A team of students in the Fall 2013 Bioengineering Senior Capstone Design course have won Second Place in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Undergraduate Design Competition this summer.
Two Bioengineering graduates were selected to be the student commencement speakers at the 2014 College of Engineering Commencement ceremonies on May 18, 2014. Rachel Cheng and Helen Sun delivered a dynamic and inspiring tag-team speech to their peers.
New research from professor Irina Conboy’s lab shows that oxytocin, known as the ‘trust hormone’, is indispensable for healthy muscle maintenance and repair, and that in mice it declines with age.
Single-cell western blots by Herr and Schaffer labs bring microarray frameworks to highly specific protein separations, expanding the study of single-cell variation to the proteome.
Jay Keasling, professor of chemical & biomolecular engineering and bioengineering and CEO of JBEI, has won the 2014 Renewable Energy Prize portion of the prestigious Eni Awards for his achievements in “the microbial production of hydrocarbon fuels.”
How much do BioE students love Berkeley? SO much that they put their money where their hearts are. Congratulations 2014 BioE Bears – top fundraisers for the senior class gift!
Bioengineering Assistant Professor John Dueber has been named a Bakar Fellow at UC Berkeley.
A team of BioE Master of Engineering students took first place in the campus Big Ideas competition for their ENOSE non-invasive blood sugar monitoring system, while BioE undergraduate capstone teams took 3rd place and an honorable mention.