Conolly Lab collects prizes at World Molecular Imaging Conference

Students from Professor Steven Conolly’s lab took First Place in 4 of the top 12 categories of poster awards against stiff international competition at the World Molecular Imaging Conference in Philadelphia this month.

Tabla wins Fast Co. Innovation by Design Award

The low-cost, accurate device that uses sound waves to diagnose pneumonia, created by BioE PhD student Adam Rao with Berkeley MEng graduates Chen Bao and Jorge Ruiz, is the winner of the student category of Fast Company‘s 2017 Innovation by Design Awards.

BioE sweeps top three at AAPM

BioE PhD student Daniel Hensley of Professor Steven Conolly’s lab took first prize at the 2017 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Young Investigators Symposium. Jessie Lee, student of Professors Chris Diederich and John Kurhanewicz, took second place, and Zhi Wei Tay of Conolly Lab took third.

Su named NSF GROW Fellow

PhD student Elaine Su has received an NSF Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide Fellowship, which will enable her to conduct research in Ireland. 

Vlassakis named 2017 SLAS fellow

Congratulations to Julea Vlassakis, the 2017 recipient of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening Graduate Education Fellowship Grant.

Carey awarded Kang Family Graduate Fellowship

PhD student Thomas Carey has been granted a Kang Family Graduate Fellowship for Biotechnology for 2017-18.

Olivia Scheideler named P.E.O Scholar

PhD student Olivia Scheideler has been awarded a prestigious Scholar award from the P.E.O. International philanthropic organization.

Congratulations new NSF Fellows!

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

Ke Xu new 2016 Packard Fellow

UC Berkeley professor of chemistry Ke Xu has received one of 18 prestigious 2016 fellowships from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Xu develops new tools to interrogate biological, chemical, and materials systems at the nanoscale with extraordinary resolution and sensitivity.

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!