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.
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.
UW Bioengineering faculty Suzie Pun and Albert Folch were inducted to the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2015 at the AIMBE Annual Event, which was held March 15-17 in Washington, D.C.
UW Bioengineering welcomes Joseph M. Gifford, M.D., Chief Executive, Providence ACO, to the Health Innovators Collaborative Seminar Series. Talk title: Risk and Funds Flow in the Health Care Marketplace.
UW Bioengineering junior undergraduates Kevin Gray (Deok-Ho Kim’s lab) and Emi Lutz have received DAAD RISE internships to study in Germany in summer 2015. Kevin will study at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences in Reinbach, and Emi will travel to the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in Erlangen.
17 UW Bioengineering undergraduate students received Mary Gates Research Scholarships in Winter 2015, tying previous records for awards granted in an application cycle.
Junior undegraduate Nikita Milani has been accepted to The University of Tokyo’s Amgen Scholars program and will travel to Japan in summer 2015. Nikita will work in the lab of Yasuyuki Sakai, who investigates physiologically relevant cultured organ models, and implantable liver and pancreatic tissue scaffolds.
UW Bioengineering eNews Spring 2015 features the latest on the Department of Bioengineering’s advances in bioengineering research and education, as well as recognizes awards and honors received by our students and faculty.