June 19, 2006
Sarah Nelson, UCSF Professor of Radiology and UC Berkeley Professor of Bioengineering, has been chosen as the new Scientific Directory of QB3 – UCSF.
June 7, 2006
A team from bioengineering professor Song Li’s lab won first place in the 2006 Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Award (BMEidea) Competition — a national competition celebrating student biomedical innovation.
Many Bioengineering students and alumni have been awarded fellowships or honorable mentions through the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Bioengineering researchers at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab have succeeded in using single strands of synthetic DNA to firmly fasten biological cells to non-biological surfaces. This technique has multiple potential applications including biosensors, drug-screening technologies, the growing of artificial tissues and the design of neural networks.
November 30, 2005
Two bioengineering teams were finalists in the 2005 Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology’s 2005 Technology Breakthrough Competition, while s team from BioE and ChemE professor Jay Keasling’s lab took home the grand prize.
Bioengineering Ph.D. students Nate Beyor, Erik Douglas and Stephanie Yeung, along with Julien Decot of the Haas School of Business, have teamed up to work on a solution to shipping industry proliferation of marine invasive species.