Assistant Professor Michael Yartsev has been named a 2015 Next Generation Leader by the Allen Institute for Brain Science. Yartsev is one of only six distinguished young researchers who will provide feedback in both formal and informal settings to young scientists at the Allen Institute. The program recognizes the outstanding and innovative contributions from emerging scientific leaders and fosters professional development by providing opportunities and informal training on how to serve as scientific advisors.
This story and video focuses on Professor Zev Gartner’s efforts to build fully functioning 3-D human tissue, cell by cell.
UC San Francisco researchers, led by Professor Wendell Lim, have engineered a molecular “on switch” that allows tight control over the actions of T cells, immune system cells that have shown great potential as therapies for cancer.
Graduate faculty member Zev Gartner has been named one of Popular Science magazine’s 2015 Brilliant 10 for his work understanding the structure and and assembly of cells.
Congratulations to 5 startups founded by BioE alumni, all nominated for 2015 QB3 awards:
Diassess and Privail for Diagnostics Startup of the Year, Bolt Threads and Lygos for Synthetic Biology Startup of the Year, and Magnetic Insight for Groundbreaking Science.
Congratulations to four startups founded by BioE PhD alumni, all nominated for 2015 QB3 awards: Diassess for Diagnostics Startup of the Year, Bolt Threads and Lygos for Synthetic Biology Startup of the Year, and Magnetic Insight for Groundbreaking Science.
Learn how alumni startup Bolt Threads spins its synthetic spider silk.
Malav Desai, Kathryn Fink, Kunwoo Lee, Anusuya Ramasubramanian, Zachary Russ have been named the 2016 UC Berkeley Siebel Scholars in Bioengineering by the Siebel Foundation.
Check out BioE alumna Grace Huynh (2007), now Senior research scientist at the Institute for Disease Modeling, featured in the UCSF Magazine.
Graduate faculty member Ke Xu has invented a new technology to image single molecules with unprecedented spectral and spatial resolution, thus leading to the first “true-color” super-resolution microscope.