Congratulations to our 2016 recipients of departmental fellowships! Donor-funded fellowships are an important vehicle for supporting our outstanding students. Independent funding allows them to work on pioneering research not yet funded by faculty grants, and to pursue their interests and passions. Our heartfelt thanks to the generous donors who have endowed these fellowships!
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!
Master of Translational Medicine student Tyler Schmeckpeper is a member of the winning team for the first UC Berkeley Intramural Global Health Case Competition.
The Master of Translational Medicine team of Michael Nasr, Tyler Schmeckpeper, and Josh Yang has been selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in April 2016.
Professor Steven Conolly’s lab is the first in the world to achieve cell tracking in vivo by magnetic particle imaging.
We’re proud of you! Watch the 2015 Commencement ceremonies online.
Graduate student Julea Vlassakis has been selected to participate in the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, to be held from 29 June to 4 July 2014, in Lindau, Germany. Only the 600 most qualified young researchers can be given the opportunity to enrich and share the unique atmosphere of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
A team led by bioengineering Master of Translational Medicine and PhD students, along with UCSF bioengineering and medical faculty and staff, has received a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant of $2.7 million over three years for a collaborative project aimed at reducing premature births.
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Bioengineering PhD students Augusto Tentori and Yuchen Pan took home outstanding poster awards at the Fall 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, a part of the American Electrophoresis Society (AES) Symposium. Both are members of Berkeley bioengineering professor Amy Herr’s lab.