Alex Jiao, a fifth year Ph.D. student in Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim’s lab has received a NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. Alex’s research project is entitled “Nanoscale 3-D Cell Sheet Engineering: A Platform for Studying the Cardiac Microenvironment and Tissue-Level Heart Structure-Function Relationships.”
BioE teams Hook and EcoStream receive top honors in 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge
Student and staff researchers from BioE helped two teams take home top honors at April’s UW Foster School of Business 2015 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge. The teams pitched Hook, a home automation solution, and EcoStream, a water conservation system that aims to make saving water fun and easy.
uW Bioengineering Professor Paul Yager, Ph.D. candidate Leslie Chan and Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute building coordinator Christopher Adams have been selected for 2015 College of Engineering (COE) Awards.
Engineering Solutions for Life and Health June 1, 2015 W.H. Foege Bioengineering Building (Foege North)
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
UW Bioengineering undergraduate student and peer advisor Lael Wentland has been chosen to participate in the Engineering World Health (EWF) Summer Institute in Tanzania.