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 Retreat

Mark your calendars for this year’s
BioE Graduate Program Retreat
October 2-4, 2015
Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds, along the Monterey Peninsula coast in Pacific Grove, CA.
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UCSF Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend is on May 29-30! Online registration closes Friday, May 22 -- now is the time to reserve your spot.

Recent News

Tejal Desai Awarded Brown Engineering Alumni Medal

Tejal A. Desai, PhD alumna and professor and chair of the Department of the UCSF Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, was awarded the 2015 Brown Engineering Alumni Medal (BEAM) from Brown University’s School of Engineering, in recognition of her career achievements in the field of engineering.

Chemical key

Anderson lab develops potential molecular lock and key for GMOs

Researchers in bioengineering professor Chris Anderson’s lab have used synthetic biology to develop an easy way to lock down bacteria, to contain its accidental spread. The work, led by recent BioE Ph.D. Gabriel Lopez, shows promise as a potential method of containing advances created through synthetic biology and genetic engineering.

Vlassakis to co-chair Gordon Research Seminar

Bioengineering graduate student Julea Vlassakis was elected Co-Chair of the 2017 Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) on the Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics.

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