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...


UCSF PSPG/CERSI Seminar Series
Seminars in pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacogenomics and bioengineering.
2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 12:00-1:00 PM
Mission Bay, Rock Hall Auditorium (simulcast to Parnassus, Room N-225)

UC Berkeley Bioengineering Seminar Series
Wednesdays, 12:00 -1:00 PM
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

In Memoriam: Sarah Nelson

Nelson photoThe Graduate Program in Bioengineering honors and remembers Professor Sarah Nelson of UC San Francisco.

Professor Nelson spearheaded the growth of bioengineering at UCSF, serving as the program director of the joint graduate group and the UCSF bioengineering program, and leading the creation of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences.

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Memorial Celebration - 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Reception - 3:30-4:30 p.m.
UCSF Mission Bay
Genentech Hall, Byers Auditorium
Please RSVP

Recent News

Grad student chairs Gordon Research Seminar

Bioengineering PhD student Louise Hansen, of Amy Herr’s lab, has been named co-chair of the 2021 Gordon Research Seminar on The Physics & Chemistry of Microfluidics.  Chairing a prestigious Gordon Research Seminar is a major honor for a graduate student, and Louise is the third Berkeley student to do so. She follows Julea Vlassakis, who chaired in 2017, and Marc Chooljian in 2019.
Congratulations Louise!

Tejal Desai named IAMBE Fellow

UCSF Professor and program alumna Tejal Desai has been named a 2019 Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE). Congratulations!

Alumna develops protein cancer atlas to accelerate personalized medicine for leukemia patients

Alumna Amina Qutub, now Associate Professor at the University of Texas, created an online atlas to identify and classify protein signatures present at acute myelogenous leukemia diagnosis.

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