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Humans of UW Bioengineering: Atrina Gharai

Atrina Gharai discusses her motivation to study bioengineering and neurobiology as a premed and her research in the Kim lab, and offers advice for students to explore their interests through extracurricular activities.

By | February 21st, 2017|

Ph.D. alum’s startup aims to freeze your cells – and help you regrow your body later

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. program alumnus Alex Jiao’s startup Silene Biotech wants to help you to grow a new heart or liver – in case those organs fail later in life.

By | February 21st, 2017|

UW among nationwide research centers to discover autism biomarkers in infancy

Researchers from the nationwide Infant Brain Imaging Study Network, including UW BioE adjunct faculty Stephen Dager, have discovered biomarkers for autism spectrum disorders among high-risk infants.

By | February 16th, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Chrissi Nhan

Chrissi Nhan talks about her decision to pursue a career in consulting after she graduates, and how she has fit an internship, study abroad in Paris and exploring her academic and research interests into her time in the BioE major.

By | February 14th, 2017|

Director of Finance and Administration Ruth Woods nominated for UW Distinguished Staff Award

UW Bioengineering's Director of Finance and Administration Ruth Woods has been nominated for a UW Distinguished Staff Award. The Distinguished Staff Award highlights UW staff who display a commitment to UW and a passion for their work that never rests.

By | February 9th, 2017|

Global research impact: College of Engineering interviews Ph.D. student Nuttada Panpradist about her HIV diagnostics work

The UW College of Engineering published an interview with Nuttada Panpradist, a fourth year Ph.D. student in Associate Professor Barry Lutz's lab who is developing an instrument-free device that can detect HIV infection, drug resistance and viral load. Nuttada talks about her path to research in BioE, and inspiration to pursue better health care worldwide.

By | February 7th, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Karl Manner

Undergraduate Karl Manner discusses how bioengineering led to his interest in drug development, and future plans to work in biotechnology industry to focus on real-world applications of research.

By | February 7th, 2017|

Deok-Ho Kim’s scaffold-free tissue engineering method featured in Nanotechweb.org article

In a recent paper published in Nanotechnology, UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim and colleagues describe a novel method for fabricating scaffold-free tissue-engineered constructs using thermoresponsive nanofabricated substrates (TNFS) and magnetic levitation.

By | February 3rd, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Namratha Potharaj

Namratha Potharaj talks about exploring her passion for global health in BioE and Bioengineers without Borders, and her hope to, one day, apply her engineering skills as a physician.

By | January 31st, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Bill Koski

Bill Koski talks about his path to bioengineering through neurobiology research, and how the major sparked his interest in entrepreurship.

By | January 23rd, 2017|