BioE spinout company Eko won the Best Hospital Diagnostics category at the 2020 UCSF Digital Health Awards digital stethoscope and ECG.
Gauss Surgical – a company launched by MTM alumnus Siddarth Satish – has partnered with Cellex to develop the first-ever rapid, at-home COVID-19 antigen test and mobile app.
BioE company Bolt Threads and alumnus David Breslauer are in the news again, featured in the Washington Post for their sustainably-grown mycelium-based leather materials.
Congratulations to recent BioE PhD Julea Vlassakis, now a postdoctoral scholar in Amy Herr’s lab, one of eight US scholars receiving a 2020 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Scientific Interface. Scholars receive $500,000 over five years to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service. “I am incredibly honored […]
Congratulations to incoming and current PhD students, and BS alumni, who have been awarded new NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!
Congratulations to current PhD students Joann Gu, Melod Mehdipour, and Hannah Schmitz; incoming doctoral students Ilina Bhaya-Grossman, Jessica Herrera, Nicholas Higgins, Claire Hilburger, Kevin Joslin, and Lucas Waldburger; and BS alumni Francesca Zhoufan Li, Amy Lyden (also an incoming PhD), Tomer Rotstein, Connor Tour and Brenda Yang.
Learn about the startup journey from BioE PhD alum Akwasi Apori!
Alumna Elizabeth Schneider, PhD 2011, shares her experience catching, and surviving, COVID-19.
BioE PhD alumna Kate Hammond Rosenbluth is featured in the San Francisco Business Times series, “Women Who Lead in Life Sciences”. “Cala Health aims to restore functionality to essential tremor patients with wearables” explains her company’s successful launch of a revolutionary therapeutic device.
Professor Amy Herr, Faculty Director of the new Bakar BioEnginuity Hub, played a major role in the launch of UC Berkeley’s Light the Way fundraising campaign at the kickoff event on February 29. Herr previewed the new campus hub building and showcased an amazing group bioengineering startup entrepreneurs, including: alum Kelly Gardner and Josh Molho of ProteinSimple, Prof John Dueber and alum Tammy Hsu of Tinctorium, Prof Niren Murthy and postdoc alum Naresh Sunkara of BioAmp Diagnostics, and Prof Steve Conolly and alum Patrick Goodwill of Magnetic Insight.