Graduate student Julea Vlassakis has been selected to participate in the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, to be held from 29 June to 4 July 2014, in Lindau, Germany. Only the 600 most qualified young researchers can be given the opportunity to enrich and share the unique atmosphere of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
MTM and PhD team gets $2.7mil to reduce premature births
A team led by bioengineering Master of Translational Medicine and PhD students, along with UCSF bioengineering and medical faculty and staff, has received a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant of $2.7 million over three years for a collaborative project aimed at reducing premature births.
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Two students win AiChE poster awards
Bioengineering PhD students Augusto Tentori and Yuchen Pan took home outstanding poster awards at the Fall 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, a part of the American Electrophoresis Society (AES) Symposium. Both are members of Berkeley bioengineering professor Amy Herr’s lab.
Tim Downing in BMES video
Check out BioE Ph.D. student Tim Downing explaining his research in this video from BMES 2013.
Tekla Labs sponsors “Build My Lab” contest
Tekla Labs, a non-profit founded by BioE graduate students and postdocs, are sponsoring the Build My Lab Contest, a DIY lab equipment design competition along with Instructables.
Five students named 2014 Siebel Scholars
The Siebel Foundation has announced the names of five UC Berkeley Bioengineering graduate students who have been named Siebel Scholars.
Kassianidou wins HHMI Fellowship
August 14, 2013 – BioE graduate student Elena Kassianidou has been awarded an International Predoctoral Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
Natividad-Diaz wins 2nd for Innovation in Primary Healthcare
July 12, 2013 – Bioengineering Ph.D. student Sylvia Natividad-Diaz has won second place in the Prize for Primary Healthcare, a CIMIT – Ambulatory Practice of the Future competition.
MTM project featured on medGadget
April 5, 2013 – Research by one of our Master of Translational Medicine program research teams is published in JoVE and featured on medGadget — “New Vascular Catheter Remote Controlled Using MRI”. The project involves a new system that uses the magnetic field of an intraoperative MRI to move a catheter through blood vessels with high […]