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Engineered capillaries model traffic in tiny blood vessels

University of Washington bioengineers Ying Zheng and Cole DeForest, working with Seattle Children’s infectious disease researchers, have engineered tiny blood vessels and shed light on how severe malaria infection causes red blood cells to get stuck in the bloodstream’s narrowest passageways. Their paper is published in the Jan. 17 issue of Science Advances.  

By | January 24th, 2020|

Bioengineer Nancy Allbritton Named Dean of UW College of Engineering

On Nov. 1, bioengineer Dr. Nancy Allbritton began her role as Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Washington. In addition to her deanship at UW, she holds an appointment in the UW Department of Bioengineering, where she plans to continue her research in single-cell enzymatic assays and organ-on-a-chip technology.

By | December 30th, 2019|

2019 Allan Hoffman Lecture – Kristi S. Anseth, Ph.D.

University of Washington Department of Bioengineering Allan S. Hoffman Lecture Presents Kristi S. Anseth, Ph.D. [...]

By | October 9th, 2019|

Computational Molecular Biology Annual Retreat (9am on 10/4 @ Waterfront Activities Center)

You are invited to attend the 2019 Computational Molecular Biology (CMB) Annual Retreat on October [...]

By | September 18th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Alton Cao

Alton Cao is a senior studying bioengineering, and he plans to apply to medical school after graduation. Read more to learn about how Alton found his way into research before realizing he needed to make a change in his path, and discovered that working in patient care and medicine was more fulfilling for him.

By | June 13th, 2019|

Innovation & Impact – UW Bioengineering eNews Spring/Summer 2019

A recap of UW Bioengineering's efforts to empower better health care through biomedical research, education and service, and impact medicine, for Washington and for the world.

By | June 13th, 2019|

Nanodropper wins Grand Prize; Pulmora, Insulin Anywhere also win at 2019 Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge

Eight teams involving UW BioE undergraduate and graduate students were among 22 teams competing in [...]

By | June 11th, 2019|

HUMANS OF UW BIOENGINEERING: Savannah Lawton

Savannah Lawton is a senior studying Bioengineering. After graduation, she will be traveling the world solo for eight months under the Bonderman Fellowship. Read more to learn about how Savannah discovered her interests in bioengineering and plans to enter medicine.

By | June 7th, 2019|

Injectable Biodegradable Chitosan-Alginate 3D Porous Gel Scaffold for mRNA Vaccine Delivery

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/mabi.201800242 Jingxuan Yan, Ruying Chen, Hong Zhang, James D. Bryers. Macromol Biosci. 2019 Feb;19(2):e1800242. doi: 10.1002/mabi.201800242. Abstract: mRNA vaccines have proven to [...]

By | June 6th, 2019|

Biomaterials developer and protein engineer Cole DeForest joins core faculty

UW Bioengineering faculty member Cole DeForest joined the core faculty in January 2019 as joint assistant professor of chemical engineering and bioengineering. He brings expertise in applying synthetic chemistry and materials science to the department’s biomaterials, protein engineering and regenerative medicine research.

By | June 5th, 2019|