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Welcome back to Spring 2024!

Bioengineering Seminar Series

2024 Berkeley Bioengineering Distinguished Lecture with Angela Belcher, Ph.D.

Dr. Angela Belcher James Mason Crafts Professor Biological Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology [...]

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Recent news from Berkeley Bioengineering

What bats can teach us about the evolution of human speech

What bats can teach us about the evolution of human speech

In a paper in the journal Science, a team led by Professor Michael Yartsev’s lab identified the part of the brain in Egyptian fruit bats that controls vocalizations and found that it contains very similar neural wiring to the part of the human brain that controls speech.

Alumnus Di Carlo will lead new UCLA Chan Zuckerberg Initiative cell research project

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has allocated a $4 million grant to support collaborative research by UCLA, USC and CalTech that will examine cellular behaviors, many of which play a key role in developing immunity to pathogens and disease. Dino Di Carlo, UCLA professor of bioengineering and UC Berkeley BS and PhD alumnus, will lead the team.

Microfluidics: Biology’s Liquid Revolution

Microfluidics: Biology’s Liquid Revolution

Professor Aaron Streets was featured in this overview on the potential of microfluidics in The Scientist magazine.

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For research jobs in industry, or for jobs beyond research, such as consulting, science outreach, academic administration, etc. [...]

2024 Berkeley Bioengineering Distinguished Lecture with Angela Belcher, Ph.D.

Dr. Angela Belcher James Mason Crafts Professor Biological Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology [...]

2024 Summer Opportunities Fair

Wondering what to do this summer? Join Berkeley Summer Sessions and departments across campus for our Summer Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, March 6, from 2-4pm, in Lower Sproul Plaza to learn about exciting summer options through UC Berkeley including summer courses, study abroad, summer minors and certificates, student jobs and [...]

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