Niren Murthy

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Professor, Bioengineering

284 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
510-664-4577
nmurthy@berkeley.edu

For more information, see: http://murthylab.berkeley.edu/

Research Interests

Our laboratory is focused on developing new materials for drug delivery and molecular imaging.

Education

  • 2001 University of Washington in Seattle Ph.D Bioengineering
  • 1996 University of Illinois at Chicago M.S. Bioengineering
  • 1992 University of Redlands B.A. Political Science

Major Awards

  • 2009 Society for Biomaterials Young Investigator Award
  • 2008 Indus Global Innovators Award
  • 2006 NSF CAREER AWARD
  • 2003 Petit Fellowship: Received from the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 1998 Cygnus Outstanding graduate student award: Received from the Controlled Release Society

Professional Experience

  • 2012-present Professor, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
  • 2008-2012 Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech/Emory University
  • 2003 -2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech/Emory University
  • 2001 – 2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, U.C. Berkeley
  • 1996 – 2001 Research Assistant, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington
  • 1994 – 1996 Research Assistant, Department of Bioengineering,UIC