May 14, 2015: Jonathan A. Cooper, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Biochemistry

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.

May 21, 2015: Emilia Entcheva, Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University

UW Bioengineering welcomes Emilia Entcheva,Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University, to the Departmental Seminar Series. Talk title: “All-Optical Cardiac Electrophysiology”

May 28, 2015: Thomas N. Wight, Benaroya Research Institute

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

June 4, 2015: Hannele Ruohola-Baker, Biochemistry, University of Washington

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

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    Three UW Bioengineering undergraduates receive Goldwater Scholarship Awards

Three UW Bioengineering undergraduates receive Goldwater Scholarship Awards

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.

  • UW Bioengineering undergraduate student Abbi Helfer
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    Undergraduate Abbi Helfer to participate in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program

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 student Kadin Brooks
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    Undergraduate Kadin Brooks selected for Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program

Undergraduate Kadin Brooks selected for Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program

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
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    Undergraduate Lael Wentland to participate in Engineering World Health Summer Institute in Tanzania

Undergraduate Lael Wentland to participate in Engineering World Health Summer Institute in Tanzania

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, PhD, Assistant Director of the UW Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership Program
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    Kassandra Thomson Appointed New Interim Director of the UW Coulter TRP Program

Kassandra Thomson Appointed New Interim Director of the UW Coulter TRP Program

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.

  • UW Bioengineering undergraduate Soley Olafsson
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    Undergraduate Soley Olafsson receives Greek of the Week award

Undergraduate Soley Olafsson receives Greek of the Week award

UW Bioengineering junior Soley Olafsson is a recipient of the Greek of the Week award. This new highlights the accomplishments of the UW Greek community members and the strides they have taken to deter the negative connotations surrounding Greek life around the country.