UW Bioengineering welcomes Cheng Zhu, J. Erskine Love Endowed Chair in Engineering and Regents’ Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech, to the Departmental Seminar Series. Talk Title: “Mechanobiology of Adhesion and Signaling Molecules on the Cell Surface”
UW Bioengineering welcomes Jonathan Cooper, Member, Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Affiliate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, to the Departmental Seminar series. Talk title: Cell regulation by tyrosine phosphorylation and ubiquitination.
UW Bioengineering welcomes Emilia Entcheva,Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University, to the Departmental Seminar Series. Talk title: “All-Optical Cardiac Electrophysiology”
UW Bioengineering welcomes Prof. Thomas N. Wight, Director, Matrix Biology Program, Benaroya Research Institute and Affiliate Professor of Pathology, UW, to the Departmental Seminar Series. Talk title: Engineering the Extracellular Matrix and the Control of Immunity and Inflammation
UW Bioengineering welcomes Hannele Ruohola-Baker of UW Biochemistry to the Departmental Seminar series. Talk title: MicroRNA let-7 is a key regulator of heart maturation
UW Bioengineering undergraduates Ian Andrews, Alice Bosma-Moody and Gina Hansen have received Goldwater Scholarship Awards for the 2015-16 academic year. Earlier this year, four BioE students were nominated for the prestigious scholarship program. All Goldwater Scholar nominees from the University of Washington in 2015 were from BioE.
Undergraduate Abbi Helfer to participate in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program
UW Bioengineering undergraduate Abbi Helfer was selected for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP). Abbi will work in the lab of Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem, whose research focuses on stem cell biology, and stem cell gene transfer to treat patients with genetic and acquired diseases.
UW Bioengineering undergraduate Kadin Brooks has been selected as an Amgen Scholar and will participated in the 2015 Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP)/Amgen Scholars Program. He’ll live on-campus at Stanford University from June-August and work full-time on a research project focused on cell biology.
UW Bioengineering undergraduate student and peer advisor Lael Wentland has been chosen to participate in the Engineering World Health (EWF) Summer Institute in Tanzania.
Kassandra Thomson, Ph.D. has been appointed Interim Director of the W. H. Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership (TRP) Program. The Coulter TRP program was previously led by Kathie Jordan, PhD, who became the Coulter Program Director at Drexel University beginning in April 2015.