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Bioengineering Alumnus Wayne Gombotz Receives 2019 UW Diamond Award

UW Bioengineering alumnus Wayne Gombotz (M.S. ’85, Ph.D. ’88) has received the College of Engineering’s 2019 Diamond Award for Distinguished Achievement in Industry. Dr. Gombotz's work has provided the basis of many drug delivery strategies in use and development today; multiple successful therapeutic products and processes to treat cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases; and it spurred the development of the biotechnology industry in Seattle.

By |2020-10-26T08:11:56-07:00June 4th, 2019|

Alumni Anna Blakney, Abbi Helfer, Emily Krogstad and Lael Wentland advance bioengineering worldwide with Whitaker awards

UW Bioengineering alumni Anna Blakney, Abbi Helfer, Emily Krogstad and Lael Wentland received Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program awards in 2016 to pursue independent research projects abroad. They talk about their experiences researching and living in England, Australia, South Africa and Vietnam.

By |2020-10-26T08:29:20-07:00May 12th, 2017|

Alumna Amanda Woodcock discusses career in product development in Product Design Studio profile

Amanda Woodcock (B.S., '15) discusses discovering the field of product development as a senior at UW and how she decided to pursue the field as a career. "I love being in the trenches, brainstorming and coming up with solutions to the most difficult problems,"

By |2020-10-26T08:29:26-07:00March 3rd, 2017|

Online Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering prepares working professionals to drive drug discovery, development

In this professional master's degree program, students gain cutting-edge knowledge in basic bioscience, drug discovery and pharmaceutics, and learn how to apply their expertise to market-based demands of pharmaceutical industry.

By |2020-10-26T08:29:46-07:00December 13th, 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 |2020-10-26T08:29:47-07:00December 9th, 2016|
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