Majumdar awarded ISMRM Gold Medal

Sharmila Majumdar, bioengineering graduate program faculty and Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at UCSF has been awarded the 2016 Gold Medal of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) for her innovative contributions to the development of quantitative imaging methods.

Alumnus Di Carlo wins PECASE

BioE alumnus Dino Di Carlo, now a professor at UCLA, was awarded the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. The award was presented at the White House on May 5, 2016.

Congratulations NDSEG Fellows

Congratulations to BioE PhD students Tanner Dixon, Courtney Mazur, and Andrew Ng, , awarded 2016 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships. The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored and funded by the Department of Defense (DoD). NDSEG selections are made by the Air Force Research Laboratory/Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFRL/AFOSR), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and […]

2016 Departmental Fellows

Congratulations to our 2016 recipients of departmental fellowships! Donor-funded fellowships are an important vehicle for supporting our outstanding students. Independent funding allows them to work on pioneering research not yet funded by faculty grants, and to pursue their interests and passions. Our heartfelt thanks to the generous donors who have endowed these fellowships!

Congratulations to 12 new NSF Fellows!

Prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships have been awarded to seven continuing and five incoming Berkeley-UCSF graduate students!

Full and Keasling new AAAS members

Professors Robert Full and Jay Keasling, both of UC Berkeley, have been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2016.

Lindsey Osimiri is new Soros Fellow

Congratulations to BioE PhD student Lindsey Osimiri, named a 2016 Soros Fellow! The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a prestigious honor recognizing the contributions and promise of young people who are recent additions to the ranks of Americans.

Bolt Threads SXSW interview

Check out this great interview with PhD alum and Bolt Threads founder David Breslauer at SXSW!

Jenelle Feather receives DOE CSGF

Jenelle Feather, a first year PhD student in BioE, was selected for the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF), an award for students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems.

Bidens tour UCSF Bioengineering laboratories

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden, PhD, visited UCSF as part of the National Cancer Moonshot initiative. They toured the UCSF Center for Advanced Technology, where they met with graduate program faculty Zev Gartner, associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Wendell Lim, professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology.