• Illustration of computationally designed, engineered protein that UW research shows to cause death of cancer cells infected with Epstein-Barr virus
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    Computer-designed protein causes cancer cells to self-destruct

Computer-designed protein causes cancer cells to self-destruct

UW researchers, including BioE Professor Patrick Stayton and many collaborators from the UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, have created a protein molecule that can prompt cancer cells infected with the Epstein-Barr virus to self-destruct.

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    Congratulations, UW Bioengineering 2014-15 scholarship winners!

Congratulations, UW Bioengineering 2014-15 scholarship winners!

Eight UW Bioengineering undergraduate students receive merit scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year.

Sowing the Seeds of Neuroscience: Organizational and Social Media Assistant

The NIH grant-funded program Sowing the Seeds of Neuroscience in the Department of Bioengineering has an outstanding opportunity for a part time, 50% (20 hours per week) Organizational Assistant and Social Media Assistant.

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    Sensor in eye could track pressure changes, monitor for glaucoma

Sensor in eye could track pressure changes, monitor for glaucoma

UW researchers develop sensor that may be placed permanently in a person’s eye to track changes in pressure, report data wirelessly and monitor for glaucoma

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    UW Bioengineering students showcase innovation, win second place, Best Innovation prizes at UW Business Plan Competition

UW Bioengineering students showcase innovation, win second place, Best Innovation prizes at UW Business Plan Competition

UW Bioengineering students led 4 teams in the 2014 Business Plan Competition, which concluded on May 22. Competing against 88 other teams, BioE’s teams pitched diverse, innovative ideas to hundreds of judges – including entrepreneurs, lawyers and investors. One team won second place and Best Innovation prizes.

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    Profile: PhD student Jason Coult investigates “smarter” treatment for cardiac arrest, pursues musical interests

Profile: PhD student Jason Coult investigates “smarter” treatment for cardiac arrest, pursues musical interests

If your heart stops beating, CPR and a shock might not necessarily save your life. PhD student Jason Coult seeks to increase cardiac arrest survival by improving treatment technology. Outside the lab, playing music helps him stay engaged in research.

  • Lara Gamble, research associate professor of bioengineering, with lab equipment
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    Lara Gamble receives Peter M.A. Sherwood Mid-Career Award from AVS Applied Surface Science Division

Lara Gamble receives Peter M.A. Sherwood Mid-Career Award from AVS Applied Surface Science Division

UW Bioengineering Research Associate Professor Lara Gamble was selected as the 2014 recipient of the Peter M.A. Sherwood Mid-Career Award from AVS Applied Surface Science Division

This award recognizes Dr. Gamble’s research contributing to the development of surface analytical methods for characterizing biomedical surfaces and interfaces.

  • Charles McLien III receives Morehouse Alumnus award
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    Charles McLien named 2014 Alumnus of the Year, Morehouse College Alumni Association

Charles McLien named 2014 Alumnus of the Year, Morehouse College Alumni Association

UW BioE Affiliates Program Director Charles W. McLien III received the 2014 Alumnus of the Year Award from the Morehouse College Alumni Association. Charles, a 1997 graduate of Morehouse College, was recognized for his commitment to keeping the spirit of his alma mater alive through leadership and service, including serving President of the Greater Seattle Morehouse College Alumni Association.

Ruikang Wang elected AIMBE Fellow

UW Bioengineering Professor Ruikang Wang to join AIMBE’s College of Fellows Class of 2015.

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    Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga receives 2013-14 GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award

Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga receives 2013-14 GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award

UW Bioengineering Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga is the 2013-14 recipient of the GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award in recognition of her consistent efforts to promote diversity in graduate education.