April 16, 2015: Sliman Bensmaia, Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago

UW Bioengineering welcomes Sliman Bensmaia, Associate Professor of the Depmartment of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, to its Departmental Seminar series. Talk title: Biological and bionic hands: natural neural coding and artificial perception

April 23, 2015: Amanda Murphy, Chemistry, Western Washington University

UW Bioengineering welcomes Amanda Murphy of the Department of Chemistry at Western Washington University to its Departmental Seminar Series. Talk title: “Conductive Biomaterials Based on Chemically-Modified Silk”

April 30, 2015: Joseph Wu, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University

UW Bioengineering welcomes Joseph Wu, Professor & Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, to its Departmental Seminar Series. Talk title: Cardiac iPSCs for Disease Modeling and Drug Discovery

May 7, 2015: Cheng Zhu, Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech

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”

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

  • WH Foege Building from Portage Bay
    Permalink Gallery

    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
    Permalink Gallery

    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.