The UC Berkeley Outstanding GSI Awards are given to the best GSIs of the year, nominated by the course instructor. Congratulations to the Outstanding GSI Award Winners for 2015-16 from BioE courses: Andrew Bremer, Doug Kelkhoff, and Preeya Khanna!
Archives for April 2016
The Bioengineering Honor Society hosted their third annual Bioengineering High School Competition (BioEHSC) at UC Berkeley last Saturday, April 9. BioEHSC is intended to help high school students explore bioengineering, the application of engineering principles to biological or medical systems.
Check out this great interview with PhD alum and Bolt Threads founder David Breslauer at SXSW!
The capstone team SurgiSun made it to the semifinals of the Bay Area Global Health Innovation Challenge, competing against graduate and postdoc-level innovation teams. Amy Lyden and Neha Kumar presented “SurgiSun: A Surgical Light for the Developing World” at the showcase held at UC Berkeley on April 8th.
The ForSight capstone team of Amanda Haack, Zane Liu, Ian Lin, and Ashu Shrestha will be competing this week at the Rice 360° Sixth Annual Undergraduate Global Health Technologies Design Competition.
Good Luck ForSight!
An MTM student team was recognized by the Clinton Global Initiative University for their low-cost kidney transplant monitor.
Professor Michael Yartsev has been named a 2016 Searle Scholar! The Searle Scholars Program supports the independent research of exceptional young faculty in the biomedical sciences and chemistry.
Congratulations to BioE students Amy Lyden and Amanda Haack, recipients of 2016 Whitaker International Fellowships! The Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program sends biomedical engineering students for one year anywhere outside the U. S. or Canada to conduct research, hold internships, or complete coursework.
Eight bioengineering students have been selected to participate in the 2016 Biodesign Immersion Experience. Created by Professor Amy Herr and funded by grant from the NIH, the BIE is an 8-week summer program that prepares bioengineers to connect engineering innovation and unmet clinical needs. Students have either recently taken or will be taking BioE 192, the senior […]