Barry Lutz receives Pilcher Faculty Fellowship

UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor receives Pilcher Faculty Fellowship, a new award for faculty who demonstrate outstanding potential for scholarly and professional contributions to the field of bioengineering and a commitment to biomedical innovation and commercialization.

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    2014 BioE Holiday Party Recap (UPDATE: Quote from Nobel Laureate guest Michael Levitt)

2014 BioE Holiday Party Recap (UPDATE: Quote from Nobel Laureate guest Michael Levitt)

More than 200 students, faculty and staff gathered in the UW’s HUB Lyceum Room on Friday, December 5th for the annual UW BioE Holiday Party to enjoy food, beverages and communal holiday spirit. Special guest Michael Levitt, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and December UW Walker Ames lecturer, was in attendance. Party attendees participated in the Bake-Off, Ugly Sweater Contest and more!

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    4 UW Bioengineering undergraduates nominated for Goldwater Scholarships

4 UW Bioengineering undergraduates nominated for Goldwater Scholarships

The UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards have nominated four UW Bioengineering undergraduate students for its campus nominees for 2015-16 Goldwater Scholarships. The Goldwater Scholarship is a national merit scholarship program for students in science and mathematics that recognizes the service and courage of Senator Barry Goldwater.

2014-15 UW Bioengineering capstone scholarships announced

Congratulations to the three recipients of the 2014-15 UW Bioengineering capstone scholarships: Benjamin Read, Fablina Sharara and William Walker.

Autumn 2014 Mary Gates Scholarships Announced

Mary Gates Research Scholarships are competitive scholarships intended to enhance the educational experiences of undergraduate students at the University of Washington while they are engaged in research guided by faculty.

February 3, 2015: Entering the Era of Consumer-Driven Access and Delivery

UW Bioengineering welcomes Ralph C. Derrickson, President and CEO, Carena, Inc., to its Health Innovators Collaborative seminar series. Talk title: Entering the Era of Consumer-Driven Access and Delivery.

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    National ESCA and Surface Analysis Center for Biomedical Problems (NESAC/BIO) Receives Additional 5 Years of Funding

National ESCA and Surface Analysis Center for Biomedical Problems (NESAC/BIO) Receives Additional 5 Years of Funding

NESAC/BIO advances state-of-the-art methods for surface analysis in biology and medicine through a combination of developments in new instrumentation, experimental techniques and data analysis methods.

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January 6, 2015: A Novel Regional Approach to Address the Crisis in Quality and Cost in Cancer

UW Bioengineering welcomes Scott Ramsey of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to its January 2015 Health Innovators Collaborative lecture.

  • UW Bioengineering Professor Paul Yager presenting at TEDXRainier, November 22, 2014
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    Paul Yager presents at TEDXRainier Nov. 22, 2014 (updated video)

Paul Yager presents at TEDXRainier Nov. 22, 2014 (updated video)

UW Bioengineering Professor and former department chair (2007-13) Dr. Paul Yager presented at TEDXRainier in Seattle’s McCaw Hall on November 22, in which he discussed how his research group is developing paper-based devices for diagnosing infectious disease, revolutionizing the world of medicine and increasing access to healthcare to everyone, everywhere.

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    Making good: Desire to help others inspires diverse research

Making good: Desire to help others inspires diverse research

What do at-home disease test kits, neuroscience and the fit of artificial limbs share in common the researchers’ dedication to serving the public good and improving health. We talk with three researchers about the motivations for their work and the impact it stands to make.