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  • Charles McLien III receives Morehouse Alumnus award
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    Charles McLien named 2014 Alumnus of the Year, Morehouse College Alumni Association

Charles McLien named 2014 Alumnus of the Year, Morehouse College Alumni Association

UW BioE Affiliates Program Director Charles W. McLien III received the 2014 Alumnus of the Year Award from the Morehouse College Alumni Association. Charles, a 1997 graduate of Morehouse College, was recognized for his commitment to keeping the spirit of his alma mater alive through leadership and service, including serving President of the Greater Seattle Morehouse College Alumni Association.

  • UW graduate academic counselor Dorian Varga
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    Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga receives 2013-14 GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award

Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga receives 2013-14 GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award

UW Bioengineering Graduate Academic Counselor Dorian Varga is the 2013-14 recipient of the GO-MAP Graduate Staff Leadership Award in recognition of her consistent efforts to promote diversity in graduate education.

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    Undergraduate Ameen Tabatabai speaks out about personal challenges, inspiration to study bioengineering

Undergraduate Ameen Tabatabai speaks out about personal challenges, inspiration to study bioengineering

UW Bioengineering undergraduate Ameen Tabatabai’s personal health crisis put his college education on hold – temporarily. However, he returned to UW inspired to study bioengineering and improve the lives of others like him.

  • UW Bioengineers at Engineering Discovery Days
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    UW Bioengineers participate in 2014 Engineering Discovery Days

UW Bioengineers participate in 2014 Engineering Discovery Days

UW Bioengineering faculty, staff and students participated in Engineering Discovery days April 25-26, 2014, teaching bioengineers of all ages through exciting hands-on exhibits and activities.

  • 2014 BIOE Awards recipients Barry Lutz Wilbert Copeland Elizabeth Soberg
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    2014 BIOE Awards for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Announced

2014 BIOE Awards for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Announced

The 2014 BIOE Awards for Faculty Teacher/Mentor, Graduate Student TA/Mentor and Staff were announced on Friday, March 21 during the annual Rushmer Lecture. Award recipients include Barry Lutz, Wilbert Copeland and Elizabeth Soberg.

  • Anh Ta
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    Senior Anh Ta helping develop hydrogels to tackle brain cancer

Senior Anh Ta helping develop hydrogels to tackle brain cancer

Senior Anh Ta is pursuing research solutions and embracing academic challenges, with the hope of one day becoming a pediatric oncologist.

By |February 14th, 2014|Diversity, News, Research, Students
  • UW Bioengineering graduate student Wilbert Copeland
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    Graduate student Wilbert Copeland pursues synthetic biology frontiers, gives back to the academic community

Graduate student Wilbert Copeland pursues synthetic biology frontiers, gives back to the academic community

UW Bioengineering graduate student Wilbert Copeland pursues synthetic biology frontiers, gives back to the academic community through mentorship activities.

Mary Gates Research Scholarship Awardees Announced

Congratulations to all 18 UW Bioengineering Mary Gates Research Scholarship undergraduate awardees announced for Autumn 2013!

  • UW Bioengineering student Brittney McKenzie
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    Senior Brittney McKenzie is developing paper diagnostic devices to improve lives at home and around the world

Senior Brittney McKenzie is developing paper diagnostic devices to improve lives at home and around the world

In the weeks before graduation, Brittney is finalizing work on a device she hopes will change lives around the world.

By |July 31st, 2013|Diversity, News, Students
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    PhD Student Nuvala Fomban uses NIH-Funded Fellowship to Improve Cancer Diagnoses

PhD Student Nuvala Fomban uses NIH-Funded Fellowship to Improve Cancer Diagnoses

UW Bioengineering PhD student Nuvala Fomban grew up in the African country of Cameroon, and his research is inspired by his experience seeing how infectious diseases and cancer affect a […]

By |July 30th, 2013|Diversity, News, Students