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UW Bioengineering eNews | Spring/Summer 2018

It's a wrap on another year of UW Bioengineering eNews. Read on to learn how our faculty and students are inventing the future of medicine, and serving as leaders in bioengineering research, education and outreach.

By | June 13th, 2018|

2018 Call for applications: Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant

The BCTG provides an opportunity for graduate students interested in cardiovascular science and engineering to train under the guidance of excellent mentors. Application deadline: Thursday, July 12, 2018.

By | June 20th, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Vanessa Nguyen and Samantha Sun

After wrapping up the second year of the Humans of UW Bioengineering blog, recent B.S. grads Vanessa Nguyen and Samantha Sun reflect on their motivation to become involved in the project and how they found inspiration in working with their fellow students to share their stories.

By | June 13th, 2018|

David Castner receives 2018 AVS Medard W. Welch Award

David Castner, UW professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering, is specifically acknowledged for "leading advances in rigorous and state-of-the-art surface analysis methods applied to organic and biological samples."

By | June 11th, 2018|

Master’s student Dylan Guelig developing rapid flu, Ebola tests with focus on global health

UW Bioengineering master's student Dylan Guelig is developing a cartridge-style two-dimensional paper network test that can detect minute amounts of proteins present in deadly flu viruses as well as a similar test for the Ebola virus.

By | June 9th, 2018|

Mary Regier named Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Felllow

The Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow program seeks to support highly creative and dedicated researchers within Washington state who conduct groundbreaking work that addresses unmet public needs. Dr. Reiger focuses on developing new technologies that enable researchers to answer important questions about how signal patterns influence cells in health and diseased tissues.

By | June 8th, 2018|

A-Alpha Bio, Nanodropper, OLA Simple finish strong, win $32,500 at 2018 UW Business Plan Competition

Photo: 2018 UW Business Plan Competition Grand Prize winners A-Alpha Bio. Courtesy of UW Foster School [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|

Gerald Pollack to join Nobel Laureates to present seminar before UK’s House of Lords

Professor Gerald Pollack will share the podium with Nobel Laureates Luc Montagnier (Medicine) and Brian Josephson (Physics) in a special seminar on “New Horizons in Water Science" to be held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London in July 2018.

By | May 28th, 2018|

BioE startup NanoSurface Biomedical wins 2018 Seattle Angel Conference

NanoSurface Biomedical, a startup co-founded by UW BioE alumnus Elliot Fisher (’16) and his former research advisor Deok-Ho Kim, associate professor of bioengineering, won $125,000 of funding in the final round of the Seattle Angel Conference on May 16.

By | June 2nd, 2018|

Hal Holmes joins inaugural class of Schmidt Science Fellows

The Schmidt Science Fellows postdoctoral program aims to expand the horizons of the next generation of leaders and innovators in the natural sciences, engineering, mathematics and computing. It promotes the development of interdisciplinary researchers who can drive world-changing advances in science and society.

By | May 30th, 2018|