• Prototype device for diagnosing pancreatic cancer
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    Credit card-sized device enables rapid pancreatic cancer diagnoses

Credit card-sized device enables rapid pancreatic cancer diagnoses

Adjunct faculty Eric Seibel and Ph.D. program alumnus Ronnie Das lead efforts to develop a prototype credit card-sized microfluidic device for diagnosing pancreatic cancer.

By |February 7th, 2014|News, Research

3-D imaging eases “liquid facelift” complications

UW Bioengineering professor Ruikang Wang and his lab has pioneered fine-resolution, non-invasive imaging technology called optical microangiography which allows visualization and analysis of small blood vessels.

  • titanium based materials fight oral bacteria
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    Titanium-based materials fight oral bacteria, lead to new patent

Titanium-based materials fight oral bacteria, lead to new patent

Research conducted by UW Bioengineering professor Dr. James Bryers and collaborators in the UW School of Dentistry, which aimed to discover new ways to use titanium-based materials to fight oral bacteria, has resulted in a recently patented antibacterial agent.

Albert Folch Elected AIMBE Fellow

UW Bioengineering associate professor Albert Folch has been elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2015.

Buddy Ratner selected as 2014 POLY Fellow

Buddy Ratner, professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering at UW, has been selected as a 2014 POLY Fellow of the Polymer Division of the American Chemical Society. This prestigious award recognizes the most outstanding achievements in and contributions to polymer science and the profession.

Biomaterials Day, April 11, 2014

UW Bioengineering will host the Biomaterials Day event on April 11, 2014. This student-led event, funded in part by a $5,000 grant from the Society for Biomaterials, features talks by noted biomaterials experts and recognizes the University of Washington’s history of excellence in the field.

By |January 29th, 2014|Events
  • UW Bioengineering graduate student Wilbert Copeland
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    Graduate student Wilbert Copeland pursues synthetic biology frontiers, gives back to the academic community

Graduate student Wilbert Copeland pursues synthetic biology frontiers, gives back to the academic community

UW Bioengineering graduate student Wilbert Copeland pursues synthetic biology frontiers, gives back to the academic community through mentorship activities.

Mary Gates Research Scholarship Awardees Announced

Congratulations to all 18 UW Bioengineering Mary Gates Research Scholarship undergraduate awardees announced for Autumn 2013!

April 3, 2014: BIOE-AP speaker, Kyle Havens, Pregenen

Bioengineering Departmental Seminar: “Development of custom nucleases for genome engineering applications”

April 10, 2014: Prof. Hans Peter Kiem, Fred Hutchinson Research Center

Bioengineering Department Seminar: Stem Cell Gene Therapy for HIV/AIDS