January 27, 2010 Bioengineering researchers have received a $1 million grant from the Keck Foundation to pursue research on limb and organ regeneration.
November 2010 Bioengineering undergraduate alumnus James Moon has been awarded the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine Young Investigator Award.
December 10, 2009 Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering Professor Tony Keaveny has been awarded the Van C. Mow Medal by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
August 2009 Bioengineering Lecturer Terry Johnson has been selected to participate in the 2009-2010 UC Berkeley Lecturer Teaching Fellows Program.
July 13, 2009 Bioengineering Assistant Professor Amy Herr is the recipient of a 2009 DARPA Young Faculty Award. Herr was recognized for her proposal on “An Integrated Micro/Nanosystem for Rapid Validation of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Biomarkers”.
July 9, 2009 Sanjay Kumar, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at UC Berkeley, has been awarded a 2009 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers by President Obama.
June 8, 2009 Assistant Professor of Bioenginering Amy Herr has been granted a 2009 awards from the Hellman Family Faculty Fund. Created by a generous gift from distinguished alumnus F. Warren Hellman, the Hellman Family Faculty Fund awards research grants to junior faculty who have shown a promise of great distinction.
May 22, 2009 Thomas Budinger, Professor and Founding Chair of UC Berkeley Bioengineering, has been awarded the Gold Medal for Distinguished Service to Radiology by the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS).
May 20, 2009 Jay Keasling, Berkeley Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering and Acting Deputy Directory of Lawrence Berkeley Lab, has been awarded the first Biotech Humanitarian Award from the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).