Researchers led by recent BioE PhD Daniel Cohen and Professor Michel Maharbiz found that an electrical current can be used to orchestrate the flow of a group of cells, an achievement that could establish the basis for more controlled forms of tissue engineering.
Stem cell research in Professor David Schaffer’s lab is profiled in the Daily Cal.
Graduate student Julea Vlassakis has been selected to participate in the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, to be held from 29 June to 4 July 2014, in Lindau, Germany. Only the 600 most qualified young researchers can be given the opportunity to enrich and share the unique atmosphere of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
Timothy Mills,1986 – our second Ph.D. graduate – spoke with us about his career from academia to venture capital, and memories of the early Bioengineering Graduate Program. I graduated from the University of Colorado in 1980 and was very interested in bioengineering, but there weren’t a lot of formal programs available. Stanford had a work/school co-op […]
Karunesh Ganguly, MD, PhD, assistant professor in residence at the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Department of Neurology and affiliate member of the graduate program, has been awarded the highest honor bestowed by the United States government to science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
Bioengineering PhD students Alec Cerchiari, Trey Jalbert, Bertram Koelsch, Christine Leon, Harrison Liu, Yekaterina Miroshnikova, Matthew Rubashkin, and Lawrence Uricchio were named to the inaugural cohort of UCSF Discovery Fellows.
Professor Joseph DeRisi, professor and vice chair at the UCSF Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, was presented the National Academy of Sciences Carty Award for noteworthy and distinguished accomplishment in genome biology.