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King 5 TV features toy hack event co-hosted by UW Bioengineering Outreach

Image: BioE Ph.D. student Molly Mollica talks with Seattle's King 5 TV about the importance [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|

Ph.D. grad Joshua Buser engineers low-cost diagnostics, mentors next generation

A drive to engineer solutions to global health problems compelled recent Yager lab Ph.D. graduate Joshua Buser to pursue bioengineering. He aims to bring diagnostic testing to low-resource settings – and increase access to affordable health care closer to home.

By | December 9th, 2016|

BioE families foster community, mentoring, leadership for undergraduates

Bioengineering has become a popular undergraduate major, and the cohort size has grown. New BioE 'families' seek to maintain the cohort's sense of community, and offer undergrads opportunities for leadership, mentoring.

By | December 7th, 2016|

UW, Academia Sinica researchers develop “drug capture system” to treat limb ischemia

UW Bioengineering faculty James Lai, Suzie Pun and Patrick Stayton, and BioE Ph.D. alumnus and affiliate faculty member Patrick Hsieh, are among contributing authors of a paper describing a novel treatment for limb ischemia.

By | December 6th, 2016|

BioE honors team trains clinicians in toy adaptation

On November 29, the WHAT! (Washington Has Adapted Toys!) Bioengineering Honors team trained 9 clinicians at UW Valley Medical Center’s Children’s Therapy in toy adaptation for children with disabilities.

By | December 6th, 2016|

Anna Blakney, Mary Wallingford selected for MIT’s Rising Stars in Biomedical

Ph.D. graduate Anna Blakney and senior fellow Mary Wallingford were selected to participate in Rising Stars in Biomedical, held at MIT November 9-10, 2016.

By | November 30th, 2016|

Allan Hoffman, David Baker and Miqin Zhang recognized among 2016’s ‘highly cited researchers’

BioE's Professor Emeritus Allan Hoffman, and adjunct faculty David Baker and Miqin Zhang are among 29 UW researchers to be included on 2016's "Highly Cited Researchers" report by Clarivate Analytics.

By | November 28th, 2016|

Lara Gamble elected to AVS Board of Directors for 2017-18

AVS (American Vacuum Society) is an international community of scientists, engineers and instrument manufacturers which strives to promote research and communicate knowledge in the important areas of surface, interface, vacuum and thin film science/technology for the advancement of humankind.

By | November 15th, 2016|

Neuroscience in India: Eric Chudler travels to Sherbaling Monastery to teach Tibetan monks

Research Associate Professor Eric Chudler traveled to Sherbaling Monastery, near Bir, India to teach Tibetan Buddhist monks about neuroscience. Each year since 2011, Dr. Chudler has made the journey to visit the Tibetan monastic community through the Science for Monks program.

By | November 15th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering: Building Global Excellence in Neuroengineering and Immunoengineering Research

UW Bioengineering announces three new assistant professors in neuroengineering (Andre Brendt, Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad joint with Electrical Engineering, and Amy Orsborn joint with Electrical Engineering) and one assistant professor in immunoenginering (Hao Yuan Kueh).

By | October 26th, 2016|