We award a Ph.D. in Bioengineering jointly from UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, among the top public universities in the world in health sciences and engineering.

Drawing on the strengths of both campuses, our program trains future leaders and innovators in bioengineering. Read more...

2015 Admissions

Applications for Fall 2015 have closed and evaluation is in process. Results will be distributed between January and April, 2015.

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Meet Professor Grace O’Connell

Check out an interview with graduate faculty member and assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Grace O’Connell.

Keasling and Mathies named to National Academy of Inventors

Jay Keasling and Richard Mathies, UC Berkeley professors and faculty of the graduate program in bioengineering, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. NAI fellows are nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to innovation in areas such as patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology, significant impact on society, and support and enhancement of innovation.

BioE faculty receive first NIH BRAIN grants

Several members of the bioengineering graduate program have received research grants in the highly competitive first wave of National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards to support President Obama’s BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative.

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