Dumont receives CAREER and New Innovator Awards

Sophie Dumont, UCSF Assistant Professor of Cell and Tissue Biology, has been awarded the an NSF CAREER Award, and has also received an NIH New Innovator Award!

Full Lab designs robot inspired by cockroach locomotion

Members of UC Berkeley integrative biology professor Bob Full’s lab have designed a cockroach-inspired robot that can squeeze through the tiniest cracks and run at high speeds even when flattened. Full and recent PhD Kaushik Jayaram will publish their findings this month in the early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Interview with alumna Rachel Gerver

Check out this interview with PhD alumna Rachel Gerver on development engineering and early infant HIV diagnosis.

Herr receives 2016 AES Mid-Career Achievement Award

Professor Amy Herr is the 2016 recipient of the Mid-Career Achievement Award from the American Electrophoresis Society! This award is given for exceptional contributions to the field of electrophoresis, microfluidics, and related areas by an individual who is currently in the middle of their career. The award will be presented at the SciX Meeting this […]

Alumna Lee receives Air Force Young Investigator Award

PhD Alumna Somin Eunice Lee has received a Young Investigator Research Program award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Lee, now an assistant professor in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan, was granted the award to fund her work on “Sub-Diffraction Temperature Mapping of Protein Interconversions.” Congratulations!

Shang Song named to 30 Under 30

PhD student Shang Song has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30! Song is the co-founder of Rynm health, which will collect and aggregate chronic disease data from patients to create meaningful pictures of community health in developing countries. Song is a member of Professor Shuvo Roy’s lab.

Dueber Lab runner-up for Breakthrough of the Year!

A breakthrough from John Dueber’s lab, led by BioE PhD William DeLoache, was a runner-up for Science magazine’s 2015 Breakthrough of the Year! They were recognized for creating an engineered yeast that can convert sugar into the makings of opioid painkillers.

Illuminating Depression’s Circuitry

A UCSF magazine feature describes faculty member Ed Chang’s work mapping the disrupted circuits in the brain to treat mood disorders.

Zheng, Conolly, Schaffer achieve first in vivo magnetic particle imaging

Professor Steven Conolly’s lab is the first in the world to achieve cell tracking in vivo by magnetic particle imaging.

Fletcher named a Leading Global Thinker of 2015

Professor Dan Fletcher, Chair of the Berkeley Department of Bioengineering, has been named one of the top 100 global thinkers of 2015 by Foreign Policy magazine. Fletcher was selected as a top Innovator for designing a diagnostic microscope on a cell phone platform.