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Bioengineering Outreach and Honors team adapts toys for children with disabilities at holiday toy hack event

At the TCAT Hack for Access: Holiday Toy Event on Sunday December 11, volunteers from UW and the Seattle community adapted toys for children with disabilities – just in time for the holidays!

By | December 13th, 2016|

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|

Nuttada Panpradist wins $50,000 Third Place APF Student Technology Prize for Primary Healthcare

Nuttada is developing OLA-SIMPLE, which aims to be the first instrument-free device that emulates the diagnostic capabilities of laboratory testing to provide a rapid visual readout of HIV diagnosis, viral load and drug resistance at the point of care.

By | October 13th, 2016|

College of Engineering features Bioengineers without Borders team’s project to create portable anesthesia device for developing countries

Photo: Eric Swanson and David Peeler, Bioengineers Without Borders team members and Bioengineering graduate students. A [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|

Pun lab researchers win national cancer treatment nanotech challenge

The researchers were selected for their proposal and business plan to develop a targeted drug delivery system for breast cancer which targets a specific population of tumor-promoting cells.

By | September 20th, 2016|

2016 UW Bioengineering Undergraduate Orientation (recap)

160 freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors attended the BioE Undergraduate Orientation, which served to welcome students to the new academic year and provide networking opportunities.

By | October 3rd, 2016|

UW Bioengineering welcomes new undergraduate peer advisor Brittni Burgess

As a peer advisor, junior and pre-med student Brittni Burgess is excited to help prospective applicants to the bioengineering major gain an inside perspective of the BioE student experience.

By | October 3rd, 2016|

Nuttada Panpradist and Rahil Jain selected as 2016 APF Student Technology Prize finalists

Ph.D. students Nuttada Panpradist and Rahil Jain of Assoc. Prof. Barry Lutz's lab have proposed improved technologies for diagnosing HIV, influenza.

By | September 15th, 2016|