Bioengineering professors Sanjay Kumar and Niren Murthy have collaborated to develop a new materials technology that allows them to simultaneously create many cell culture environments with defined material properties for high-throughput analysis.
Once again Berkeley BioE has been ranked 9th in the nation among undergraduate bioengineering programs by U.S. News & World Report!
UC Berkeley remains the #1 public university and the #3 overall undergraduate engineering program.
The digital stethoscope designed by BioE undergrad startup Eko Devices has won federal permission to enter the market.
Check out more on the Bioengineering/Nutritional Sciences research collaboration to implant energy-burning brown fat into mice to stimulate weight loss, featuring Professor Kevin Healy.
Learn more about Assistant Professor Michael Yartsev, a new Berkeley faculty member with joint appointments in Bioengineering, the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, and the Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute.
Assistant Professor Michael Yartsev has received an NSF EAGER grant for funding of his research project, “BRAIN EAGER: Going All Wireless to Establish Bats as The First Mammalian Model System for Vocal Learning.”
Professor Kevin Healy and his postdoctoral researcher Amit Jha collaborated with Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology professor Andreas Stahl and Ph.D. student Kevin Tharp on their experiment to implant energy-burning brown fat into mice to stimulate weight loss.
Professor Amy Herr, alumna Kelly Gardner, and their startup Zephyrus Biosciences were featured in an article on startup innovation in the Daily Cal.
Professor Luke Lee’s lab has developed technology that promises to make the standard polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test cheaper, more portable, and many times faster by accelerating the heating and cooling of genetic samples with light.