January 2006 Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering Professor Jay Keasling’s work in synthetic biology is featured in a New York Times article on the emerging field.
January 2006 Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering Professor Jay Keasling traveled to Davos, Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum January 25-29. Amyris Biotechnologies, co-founded by Keasling, was one of 36 start-up companies chosen as technology visionaries – companies whose products could change the world.
December 27, 2005 Researchers in Bioengineering Professor Dan Fletcher’s laboratory have gained new insight into how cells move and grow. Dr. Daniel Fletcher, bioengineering graduate students Sapun Parekh and Ovijit Chaudhuri, and Julie Theriot of Stanford University published their findings in the Dec. 2005 issue ofNature Cell Biology.
December 2005 UC Berkeley students competed in the 2005 intercollegiate Genetically Engineered Machine, or iGEM, competition. Nine teams fielded by universities and colleges from San Francisco to Zurich spent their summers engineering bacteria to accomplish a specific task using modified DNA components called BioBricks.
November 18, 2005 A review article by bioengineering Associate Professor Luke Lee was featured on the cover of the journal Science today. The featured image is of an artificial compound eye created in Lee’s lab at UC Berkeley, inspired by compound eyes found in nature and microfabricated in three dimensions in polymer resin.
November 16, 2005 Fletcher Lab undergrads continued their domination of the semi-annual undergraduate poster session with Joanna Lee winning the content prize in the Fall 2005 Engineering, Science & Natural Resources Poster Session.
November 2005 Our newest bioengineering professor, Dr. Seung-Wuk Lee, just received one of the first-ever Nano 50 Awards from Nanotech Briefs journal. This award recognizes the top 50 technologies, products, and innovators that have significantly impacted – or are expected to impact – the state of the art in nanotechnology.
November 1, 2005 Bioengineering Professor Teresa Head-Gordon is one of four researchers across the country to be selected as a principal investigator for the new “cyber-enabled chemistry” grants from the National Science Foundation.
October 2005 Bioengineering Professors Irina Conboy and Kevin Healy are featured in this month’s Lab Notes, research news from the College of Engineering. The article profiles their collaboration with David Schaffer of chemical engineering to develop injectable materials for delivering stem cells to the body. They plan to use the stem-cell seeded hydrogel to protect […]