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Recent news from Berkeley Bioengineering

Tsuchida and Vasic in 30 Under 30

Tsuchida and Vasic in 30 Under 30

PhD alumni Connor Tsuchida and Ivana Vasic have both been named to the annual Forbes 30 Under 30 list for their achievements in Healthcare! Tsuchida has founded Crispr delivery startup Azalea Therapeutics, and Vasic is developing therapies to support the next generation of in vitro fertilization as founder of Vitra Labs.

Undergrad Tau presents at ABRCMS

Undergrad Tau presents at ABRCMS

Undergraduate researcher Cyrus Tau was selected to present, and won the Best Talk award, in the Biochemistry/Molecular Biology oral presentation section at this year’s Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Scientists – ABRCMS 2023. 

Two alumni innovations named to Time 2023 Best Inventions

Two alumni innovations named to Time 2023 Best Inventions

Two PhD alumni have innovations named to the Time Magazine 200 Best Inventions of 2023 list. The Cala kIQ, developed by Cala Health, founded by alumna Kate Rosenbluth, is a wearable device that assists patients with Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s. Proven 40 OS is a fertilizer using naturally occurring microbes to reduce emissions and pollution while producing higher crop yields – developed by Pivot Bio, founded by alumnus Karsten Temme.

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Jacobs Winter Design Showcase 2023

Join the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and our Berkeley Master of Design (MDes) program for the Winter 2023 Design Showcase—a two-day rotating installation of projects, prototypes and research, highlighting the work and accomplishments of UC Berkeley students. [...]

CCB Industry Seminar: Developing Cryo-EM Methods in Academia and Industry

Dimitry Tegunov, Principal Scientist & Group Leader at Genentech [...]

Join the Berkeley MEng admissions advisor for drop-in office hours and get your questions asked as you prepare your MEng application. [...]

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