This could be for either part or full time during the year with the opportunity to stay on for a full-time position after graduation. If interested, send resume to Katie Fleck (KFleck@atricure.com) and let her know they learned about the position from Stephanie Bianco. Position/Title: Engineering Co-op Department: Research & Development Reports To: Senior Director, Research […]
Careers in Science Panel Discussions, August 20, 9:00-9:50 am Free registration: https://usermeeting2021.foundry.lbl.gov/register/ The Molecular Foundry at Berkeley Lab is hosting four parallel Career Panel Discussions, integrated into our 2021 User Meeting. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from a wide range of professionals about career possibilities! Students and science professionals of all career phases are […]
Passed on by an alum: Associate Manufacturing Engineer, Genome Engineering Location: Emeryville, CA, USA At Zymergen, our mission is to deliver high performance cell lines that underpin a new wave of bio-based products. We deliver through deep scientific understanding combined with advanced automation, software, and biological technologies. We drive improvement in our processes through gaining […]
Gordian is a gene therapy company developing therapeutics for diseases of aging. Our discovery platform allows us to simultaneously screen thousands of therapeutics in a single animal model of disease. This lets us validate the therapeutic efficacy of thousands of targets, in the most realistic disease environment, all from the beginning of discovery. We can […]
Congratulations to PhD student Kwasi Amofa, named to the 2021 class of Gilliam Fellows by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Fellowships are awarded to pairs of graduate students and their advisors, who are conducting outstanding research in life science fields and committed to building a more inclusive scientific ecosystem. The program includes a year of training for the advisor on effective and culturally aware mentoring, support and community for the student, and significant research funding. Professor Sanjay Kumar is Amofa’s research advisor.
PhD student Anjali Gopal has been named to the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) 2021-22 class of the Fellowship for Ending Bioweapons Programs. Gopal is a member of Professor Amy Herr’s lab, is actively interested in emerging technology policy, and aims to leverage her scientific training for pandemic preparedness and bioweapons prevention initiatives.
The 2021 Biodesign Immersion Experience, an intensive summer of training in needs finding and the engineering design process, has wrapped up their work with final project presentations after six weeks of team project work. The Blue Team and Gold Team both tackled challenges to healthcare in low resource settings, partnering with individuals and institutions across the world. The BIE is funded by an NIH R25 grant. Read all about the experience at their summer blog.
The Rose Hills Innovator Program supports distinguished early-career faculty at UC Berkeley interested in developing highly innovative research programs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The program provides seed support for projects with an exceptionally high scientific promise that may generate significant follow-on funding. Congratulations to Professor Liana Lareau, named a 2021 Rose Hills Innovator.
Bioengineering undergraduate Bryan Wong and his team took third place in the “Berkeley Ventures, Berkeley Values” pitch competition, a recent contest by the Berkeley Startup Cluster focused on ideas to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. Wong pitched Belli Meats, aiming to boost the popularity of faux meats in other cultures with their plant-based pork belly, a product that mimics the real thing with defined layers and distinct meat and fat sections.