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Tejal Desai. Photo by Cindy Chew.

Desai is the new Chair of BTS

Bioe alumna (Ph.D. 1998)  and graduate faculty member Tejal Desai has been appointed Chair of the UCSF Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, effective August 1, 2014.

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Bioengineers in the SF Chronicle

Bioengineering students and faculty are featured at the launch of the Rosenman Institute for medical technology development.


Tiny Sheep: UC Berkeley Researchers Use Electricity to Herd Cells

By using electric currents, bioengineering graduate student Daniel Cohen and graduate faculty member Michel Maharbiz are studying how epithelial cells respond to electric fields and move in unison, to potentially aid wound healing.

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