• Natacha Lou Comandante
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    Natacha Lou Comandante to participate in MIT Summer Research Program

Natacha Lou Comandante to participate in MIT Summer Research Program

Natacha Lou Comandante will be participating in the 2015 MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP). She will work with Dr. Michael Mitchell in the Langer lab of MIT’s Biological Engineering Department for two months.

2015 – 2016 UW Coulter TRP Program New Awardees

The University of Washington Coulter Translational Research Partnership (TRP) Program is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 awardees of Coulter funding to support commercialization of medical research. Five teams of university faculty won $100,000 – $150,000 grants in June 2015.

  • BioE Awards Recipients: Suzie Pun, Nuttada Panpradist, Ted Chen and Colleen Irvin
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    2015 BioE Awards Recipient Profiles: Suzie Pun, Nuttada Panpradist, Ted Chen and Colleen Irvin

2015 BioE Awards Recipient Profiles: Suzie Pun, Nuttada Panpradist, Ted Chen and Colleen Irvin

Profiles of the 2015 BioE Awards recipients: Suzie Pun (Outstanding Faculty Mentor), Nuttada Panpradist (Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor), Ted Chen (Outstanding Graduate Student TA) and Colleen Irvin (Outstanding Staff Member).

  • Sharon Newman with RAVEN surgical robot
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    Senior Sharon Newman receives Fulbright, Whitaker fellowships, will travel to Europe to advance neuroprosthetics research

Senior Sharon Newman receives Fulbright, Whitaker fellowships, will travel to Europe to advance neuroprosthetics research

After she graduates in June 2015, Sharon will spend the next year applying her expertise in neuroprosthetics, robotics and engineering while building relationships with universities and hospitals in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

  • Debobrato (Jojo) Das, Pakapreud Khumwan and Jonathan Tsui
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    Debobrato Das, Pakapreud Khumwan and Jonathan Tsui receive HHMI/Molecular Medicine Scholar Awards

Debobrato Das, Pakapreud Khumwan and Jonathan Tsui receive HHMI/Molecular Medicine Scholar Awards

UW Bioengineering PhD students Debobrato (Jojo) Das, Pakapreud Khumwan and Jonathan Tsui have received HHMI/Molecular Medicine Scholar Awards. These awards recognize these students’ commitment to research at the interface of basic science and medicine.

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    Kim Woodrow receives 2015 UW Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

Kim Woodrow receives 2015 UW Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

Kim Woodrow, assistant professor of bioengineering, has received a 2015 UW Undegraduate Research Mentor Award. This award recognizes her commitment to guiding undergraduates to achieve success as research scholars.

2015 BioE Awards Announced

The 2015 BIOE Awards for Faculty Teacher/Mentor, Graduate Student Mentor, Graduate Student TA and Staff were announced on Tuesday, May 19 during the annual Rushmer Lecture. This year’s awardees are Suzie Pun, Nuttada Panpradist, Ted Chen and Colleen Irvin.

Alex Jiao receives NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

Alex Jiao, a fifth year Ph.D. student in Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim’s lab has received a NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. Alex’s research project is entitled “Nanoscale 3-D Cell Sheet Engineering: A Platform for Studying the Cardiac Microenvironment and Tissue-Level Heart Structure-Function Relationships.”

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    BioE teams Hook and EcoStream receive top honors in 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

BioE teams Hook and EcoStream receive top honors in 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

Student and staff researchers from BioE helped two teams take home top honors at April’s UW Foster School of Business 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge. The teams pitched Hook, a home automation solution, and EcoStream, a water conservation system that aims to make saving water fun and easy.

  • Joseph M. DeSimone
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    2015 Rushmer Lecture – Joseph M. DeSimone: “Breakthroughs in Imprint Lithography and 3D Additive Fabrication”

2015 Rushmer Lecture – Joseph M. DeSimone: “Breakthroughs in Imprint Lithography and 3D Additive Fabrication”

Joseph M. DeSimone of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, will present the 27th Annual Rushmer Lecture: “Breakthroughs in Imprint Lithography and 3D Additive Fabrication”