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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.​

MTM Showcase Dec. 5

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Check out cutting-edge medical innovations being developed by Master of Translational Medicine teams

Monday, Dec 5th, 4-6pm
Stanley Hall B1 Atrium

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Applications are open!

Want to become a Berkeley Bioengineer?

Applications are open for all levels. Undergraduates due Nov 30
PhDs due Nov 30
Master of Engineering and Master of Translational Medicine due Jan 6.

Recent news from Berkeley Bioengineering

Alison Burklund named to 30 Under 30

MTM alumna Alison Burklund, the cofounder and CTO of Nanopath, has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Nanopath creates diagnostics that test pelvic and gynecologic infections during a single visit, so treatment can begin right away.

Finding solutions for living on Mars — and a rapidly changing Earth

Finding solutions for living on Mars — and a rapidly changing Earth

Prof Adam Arkin and the Center for the Utilization of Biological Engineering in Space are leading efforts to create zero-waste biomanufacturing systems in “Mars-like conditions”, for human futures on other worlds and our own.

Yartsev wins Neuroscience Young Investigator Award:

Yartsev wins Neuroscience Young Investigator Award:

Congratulations Professor Michael Yartsev, named the 2022 Young Investigator awardee from the Society for Neuroscience! The Young Investigator Award recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions by a young neuroscientist who leads an independent research group, and recognizes Yartsev for his groundbreaking work understanding the neural complexity of free-flying fruit bats.

Upcoming events:

  • Info Session: Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF)

    December 2, 2022, 10–11 a.m.

    Zoom

    Jessica Stewart, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    This information session will provide an overview of the SURF program, its eligibility requirements , application process, and the program commitments.

  • Autonomous Big Data Collection and Analysis in Electron Microscopy

    December 2, 2022, 2–3 p.m.

    180 Tan Hall

    Dr. Peter Ercius, LBNL, Molecular Foundry

    The promise of incorporating "big data" into the advancement of science is that it will accelerate our ability to discover new materials and phenomena; however, significant hurdles to this exciting future still exist. Electron microscopy (EM) is known for its ability to study materials at the sub-nanometer scale down to the single atom level. Recent advances in detectors and lens optics also...

  • CCB Seminar: Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton, Princeton University - EVENT CANCELLED

    December 6, 2022, 2–3 p.m.

    125 Li Ka Shing Center

    Dr. Shane Campbell-Staton, Princeton University

    Event Cancelled

  • Info Session: Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURF)

    December 7, 2022, 10–11 a.m.

    3401 Dwinelle Hall

    Jessica Stewart, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    This information session will provide an overview of the SURF program, its eligibility requirements , application process, and the program commitments.

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