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Noncovalent tagging of siRNA with steroids for transmembrane delivery

The Gao lab reports on the development of small, bifunctional chemical tags capable of transporting siRNA directly into the cytosol. The bifunctional tags consist of a siRNA-binding moiety that interacts with siRNA non-covalently, and a steroid domain that readily fuses with the mammalian cell membrane.

By | March 16th, 2018|

Harnessing Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Signaling and Nanotopographical Cues

Deok-Ho Kim's lab demonstrates that biomimetic nanotopography and S1P can be combined to synergistically regulate the maturation and vascularization of engineered skeletal muscles.

By | March 16th, 2018|

Increased Calcific Aortic Valve Disease in response to a diabetogenic, procalcific diet in the LDLr-/-ApoB100/100 mouse model

The Scatena and Giachelli labs developed an animal model that mimicked the structural and functional features of CAVD in people with T2DM, by testing a diabetogenic, procalcific diet and its effect on the incidence and severity of CAVD and AS in the, LDLr-/-ApoB100/100 mouse model.

By | March 16th, 2018|

2018 Bioengineering Graduation Celebration

The 2018 Department of Bioengineering Graduation Celebration will be held on Friday, June 8th in Hogness Auditorium. All BIOE students who will be graduating Autumn 2017, Winter 2018, Spring 2018 or Summer 2018 are eligible to participate.

By | February 28th, 2018|

A meeting of minds: Eric Chudler teaches neuroscience to Tibetan Buddhist monastics

UW's College of Engineering recently profiled Eric Chudler, research associate professor of bioengineering and executive director of the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, and his nearly-annual trips to India to teach neuroscience to Tibetan Buddhist monastics.

By | March 13th, 2018|

A-Alpha Bio, OLA Simple win top prizes at 2018 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge

BioE teams A-Alpha Bio and OLA Simple received the first and second place prizes, and $25,000 of startup funding, at UW's 2018 Holloman Health Innovation Challenge

By | March 13th, 2018|

UW Bioengineering 50/20 Anniversary Signature Event, May 21-22

For 50 years, UW Bioengineering has engineered better health for a boundless future. Join us [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|

Winston Ciridon nominated for 2018 UW Distinguished Staff Award

Winston Ciridon, research technologist in bioengineering and chemical engineering, has been nominated for a UW Distinguished Staff Award. He joins Shirley Nollette, assistant to the chair, as a 2018 DSA nominee from BioE.

By | February 7th, 2018|

Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad receives Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development award

Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad has has received an Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development (IREK12) program award to support her efforts to develop novel neural interfaces and investigate the plasticity mechanism of the brain.

By | February 5th, 2018|

Eric Chudler’s BrainWorks seeks support for new episode on brain-computer interface technology

A team led by Eric Chudler, research associate professor of bioengineering and executive director of UW's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, is seeking support for the next episode of their Emmy®-award winning UWTV program, BrainWorks.

By | January 31st, 2018|