Ramasubramanian wins at BioX-ADATE Tissue Engineering Symposium

PhD student Anusuya Ramasubramanian’s team presented a winning oral talk and poster at the BioX-ADATE Tissue Engineering Symposium at Stanford this September. Congratulations!

DeRisi to lead Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

UCSF Professor Joe DeRisi, professor and chair of biochemistry and biophysics, will co-lead the new collaborative center joining UCSF, Stanford, and UC Berkeley. The first philanthropic science investment made by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the Biohub will provide basic researchers and clinical scientists with flexible laboratory space, the latest technological tools and funding for ambitious research projects.

2017 Siebel Scholars named

Matthew Bakalar, Benjamin Epstein, Elena Kassianidou, Sylvia Natividad-Diaz, and Kevin Yamauchi have been named the 2017 UC Berkeley Siebel Scholars in Bioengineering by the Siebel Foundation.

UCSF Medical Center ranked 7th best hospital in the U.S.

UCSF Medical Center has been named among the nation’s premier medical institutions for the 15th consecutive year, ranking as the seventh best hospital in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-2017 Best Hospitals survey.

Maharbiz and Carmena create implantable neural dust

Messersmith lab featured on CBS news

Adam Arkin on Big Data and Big Problems

Thoughts from Professor Adam Arkin, UC Berkeley, leading scholar in systems and synthetic biology. The world situation There are a number of large global problems facing humanity today. Possibly the largest is food. By 2050 or 2060 we expect to have 9 billion people on the planet, and by some estimates to feed those people […]

Four Bioengineers receive UCSF Merit Fellowships

Congratulations to four of our bioengineering students who have been awarded UCSF merit fellowships for 2016-17. Jeremy Bancroft Brown and Jean Kim have received the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship, a competitive scholarship that rewards excellence in research. Jinny Sun has received a Genentech Fellowship, a competitive predoctoral fellowship to support eligible students in their biomedical research, […]

DeRisi Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Joseph L. DeRisi, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UCSF, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, and member of the Bioengineering Graduate Program, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Tentori receives Ford Fellowship

Recent BioE PhD Augusto Tentori has been awarded a prestigious Ford Foundation Fellowship for postdoctoral study. Only 21 scholars in the country were granted postdoctoral fellowships this year. Tentori received his Ph.D. in 2015 for work in Professor Amy Herr’s lab, and is now a researcher at MIT.