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Suzie Pun and Valerie Daggett elected AIMBE Fellows

UW Bioengineering Professors Suzie Pun and Valerie Daggett have been elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2015. Drs. Pun and Daggett join UW Bioengineering’s 18 other AIMBE Fellows. AIMBE, or the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering,is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to improving lives through medical and biological engineering.

Adjunct faculty François Baneyx elected AIMBE Fellow

UW Bioengineering adjunct faculty (professor and chair of chemical engineering) François Baneyx was elected to AIMBE’s College of Fellows Class of 2015. He joins two UW Bioengineering core faculty elected to AIMBE in 2015, Suzie Pun and Valerie Daggett.

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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    Four UW Bioengineering undergraduates nominated for Goldwater Scholarships

Four 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.

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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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  • 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.

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    Ph.D. student and HHMI Nominee Nuttada Panpradist brings global perspective to confronting HIV, TB

Ph.D. student and HHMI Nominee Nuttada Panpradist brings global perspective to confronting HIV, TB

Second-year Ph.D. student Nuttada Panpradist is confronting the world’s largest public health problems. Working with Assistant Professor Barry Lutz, Nuttada develops diagnostic tests for diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis and hopes to increase access to affordable, accessible and sustainable tools that address urgent global health needs.