Neuroscientist Jack Gallant was featured in the latest edition of the journal Nature, discussing his team’s work on creating algorithms to decode brain scans and decipher what people are seeing, hearing and feeling.
A new synthetic biology technique could revolutionize medicinal chemistry by enabling site-selective insertion of fluorine into natural products in vivo. Read more (subscription required) at Science.
Sarah Nelson, UCSF Professor of radiology and co-chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, has led a team of researchers who developed a new imaging technology to noninvasively image prostate tumors.
July 9, 2013 – Ph.D. alumna Julia Owen (2011) and UCSF faculty member Pratik Mukherjee have published breakthrough research showing that Sensory Processing Disorders in children have a biological basis.
November 6, 2012 – Bioengineering Ph.D. student Llewellyn “Trey” Jalbert talks about his experience with brain cancer – both as an imaging researcher and as a patient – in the November issue of Innovations from Berkeley Engineering.
October 1, 2012 – UCSF professor and member of the graduate program Shuvo Roy is a key member of a bold multi-campus effort to create the first implantable artificial kidney.
BioE graduate student Mozzi Etemadi and his team have been awarded $110,000 to explore development of an enhanced bathroom scale to monitor the health of heart failure patients.
August 2012 - UC Berkeley Integrative Biology Professor and member of the graduate program Bob Full studies the physical and biological underpinnings of animal movement.
August 23, 2012 – Several members of the graduate program have been awarded a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop flexible bioelectronics systems to advance medical care.
January 11, 2012 – Bioengineering Graduate Group member Professor Sarah Nelson’s lab has new research out on the cover of Science Translational Medicine today.