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    Daggett Lab’s Clare Towse named 2015 UW Postdoc Mentor of the Year

Daggett Lab’s Clare Towse named 2015 UW Postdoc Mentor of the Year

Clare Towse, a senior fellow in Valerie Daggett’s lab, has received the 2015 UW Postdoc Mentor of the Year Award. This award recognizes and honors the tremendous role postdocs play in student research and training at UW.

2015 Bioengineering Capstone Design Symposium

Engineering Solutions for Life and Health June 1, 2015 W.H. Foege Bioengineering Building (Foege North)
3:00-6:00 p.m.

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    Shivani Gupta receives Society of Women Engineers scholarship

Shivani Gupta receives Society of Women Engineers scholarship

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student has received the 2015 Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship recognizes Shivani’s outstanding academic achievement and strong engineering potential.

UW’s BMES chapter announces 2015-16 student officers

UW Bioengineering’s chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has announced its officers for the 2015-16 academic year. The new officers look forward to contributing to and further improving the BioE community.

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    BioE research intern David Yama defies stereotypes, selected for national award

BioE research intern David Yama defies stereotypes, selected for national award

BioE research intern David Yama defies all conventional stereotypes of a high school dropout. A drive to succeed has enabled him to return to school and discover bioengineering in Assistant Prof. Deok-Ho Kim’s lab. Today, he’s about to graduate with his AA degree and recently received one of the nation’s top honors for community college students.

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    High-resolution imaging technique can detect vascular, structural changes caused by acne

High-resolution imaging technique can detect vascular, structural changes caused by acne

Researchers in Professor Ruikang Wang’s lab have demonstrated the capabilities of optical coherence tomography (OCT) -based microangiography in detecting high-resolution, three-dimensional structural and microvascular features of human skin affected by acne.

Buddy Ratner named 2015 Langmuir Lecturer

Buddy Ratner, UW professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering and the Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, has been selected as a 2015 Langmuir Lecturer.

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    Three UW Bioengineering undergraduates receive Goldwater Scholarship Awards

Three UW Bioengineering undergraduates receive Goldwater Scholarship Awards

UW Bioengineering undergraduates Ian Andrews, Alice Bosma-Moody and Gina Hansen have received Goldwater Scholarship Awards for the 2015-16 academic year. Earlier this year, four BioE students were nominated for the prestigious scholarship program. All Goldwater Scholar nominees from the University of Washington in 2015 were from BioE.

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    Undergraduate Abbi Helfer to participate in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Undergraduate Abbi Helfer to participate in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program

UW Bioengineering undergraduate Abbi Helfer was selected for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP). Abbi will work in the lab of Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem, whose research focuses on stem cell biology, and stem cell gene transfer to treat patients with genetic and acquired diseases.

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    Undergraduate Kadin Brooks selected for Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program

Undergraduate Kadin Brooks selected for Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program

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.