30th Anniversary

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On April 26, 2014 alumni, faculty, and students celebrated the 30th anniversary of the UC Berkeley – UC San Francisco Graduate Program in Bioengineering.

Watch a video of the speakers online (~90 minutes).

A stimulating tour of bioengineering and related fields through TED-style talks by our own program alumni, including:

Welcome by Elizabeth Watkins
UCSF Dean of the Graduate Division andVice Chancellor of Student Academic Affairs

GlantzThe early graduate program
Stanton Glantz
American Legacy Foundation Distinguished Professor of Tobacco Control, UCSF, and first program chair



“My Fantastic Voyage:
The convergence of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering”
 Tejal Desai, 1998
Professor, Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF



Dietrich“Daedalus’ Children: Genetic Engineering in the 21st Century”
Jeffrey Dietrich, 2011
CTO and Co-Founder, Lygos, Inc.



“Smarter Smartphone Imaging”
Erik Douglas, 2008
CEO and Co-Founder, CellScope, Inc.


lam“Confessions from a physician turned engineer turned academic:
clinical medicine’s love/hate relationship with new technology”

Wilbur Lam, 2008
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University



Rosenbluth“Healthy Innovation”
Kate Hammond Rosenbluth, 2009
Innovation Fellow, Stanford Biodesign & Bioengineering Lecturer, Stanford Technology Ventures Program; Co-founder, Cala Health Inc.



Woodruff“Engineers & Environment: The Original Health Change Makers”
Tracey Woodruff, 1991
Professor of Ob/Gyn & Reproductive Sciences and Director, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, UCSF



A celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the UC Berkeley – UCSF Bioengineering Graduate Program.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
1:30pm – 6:00pm
Genentech Hall, Mission Bay Campus, UC San Francisco

30 years