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​Welcome to the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley where we pursue research and educational programs that open new areas of scientific inquiry, drive transformational technologies, and foster a community that trains and motivates the next generation of bioengineers.​

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Recent news from Berkeley Bioengineering

Decoding the Human Proteome With Glyphic Biotechnologies

Decoding the Human Proteome With Glyphic Biotechnologies

Check out this feature on Bakar Labs startup Glyphic Biotechnologies – co-founded by MTM alumnus Josh Yang!

Messersmith receives Bakar Fellows Spark Award

Congratulations to Professor Phillip Messersmith, one of seven new recipients of the 2022 Bakar Fellows Spark Award, designed to accelerate faculty-led research and produce tangible, positive societal impact through commercialization. Messersmith is developing a regenerative therapy for the intestinal ulcers that accompany inflammatory bowel disease.

Pruitt named 2022 Brown Engineering Alumni Medalist

Professor Lisa Pruitt is one of two 2022 recipients of the Brown Engineering Alumni Medal, recognizing exceptional records of accomplishment by Brown alumni in their engineering careers. Pruitt received her Ph.D. from Brown and joined the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley in 1993, later becoming a joint professor in the Department of Bioengineering.

Upcoming events:

  • Fung Fellowship applications due for Class of 2023 and 2024 transfer students

    July 29, 2022

    Virtual 2451 Ridge Road, Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership)

    The Fung Fellowship is a unique impact-driven innovations program that teaches the skills you need to be an entrepreneur and change-maker. It’s a program that is grounded in industry partnerships, community collaborations, and valuing the unique skills that each fellow brings. Through the program, Fung Fellows utilize the iterative human-centered design process, area specific principles, and...

  • MEng Class of 2023 Orientation

    August 8, 2022

    Virtual 2451 Ridge Road, Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership)

    The UC Berkeley Master of Engineering Class of 2023 will gather for their orientation to kick off their Fall Boot Camp and academic year.

  • MEng Class of 2023 Fall Boot Camp

    August 10, 2022

    Virtual 2451 Ridge Road, Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership)

    This year our Fall Boot Camp will be offered entirely through remote, synchronous online instruction. Fall Boot Camp consists of two, 1-unit courses: ENGIN 270A (Organizational Behavior & Negotiations) and ENGIN 270B (R&D Tech Management). Each course will meet in a participation-based lecture and discussion format for 90 minutes per day over eight weekdays. Multiple sections of 30 students each...

  • Bioengineering Fall Seminar Series

    August 31, 2022, 12–1 p.m.

    Stanley Hall

    We'll see you in the fall semester for more seminars!

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