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Alyssa Taylor receives Award for Excellence in Science Education from Seattle Association for Women in Science

UW Bioengineering Senior Lecturer Alyssa Taylor has received the 2017 Award for Excellence in Science Education from the Seattle Association for Women in Science (AWIS). The award recognizes her genuine passion for teaching, and serving as a positive role model for students in science and engineering.

By | March 3rd, 2017|

Global research impact: College of Engineering, KING 5 interview Ph.D. student Nuttada Panpradist about her HIV diagnostics work

The UW College of Engineering published an interview with Nuttada Panpradist, a fourth year Ph.D. student in Associate Professor Barry Lutz's lab who is developing an instrument-free device that can detect HIV infection, drug resistance and viral load. Nuttada talks about her path to research in BioE, and inspiration to pursue better health care worldwide.

By | February 28th, 2017|

Deok-Ho Kim’s scaffold-free tissue engineering method featured in Nanotechweb.org article

In a recent paper published in Nanotechnology, UW Bioengineering Assistant Professor Deok-Ho Kim and colleagues describe a novel method for fabricating scaffold-free tissue-engineered constructs using thermoresponsive nanofabricated substrates (TNFS) and magnetic levitation.

By | February 3rd, 2017|

Bioengineers with UW’s ISCRM lead educational outreach event at Mill Creek Middle School

The event marked the third year the UW Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine visited Mill Creek Middle School to lead activities designed to teach students about science and health.

By | January 18th, 2017|

Deok-Ho Kim receives $1.7M NIH R01 to develop tissue engineered human neuromuscular junctions for modeling axonal neuropathy

In this project, Dr. Kim and colleagues will apply novel stem cell and tissue engineering strategies to investigate underlying etiology of a common debilitating peripheral neuropathy (Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease; CMT).

By | January 13th, 2017|

Nonprofit “DIYbio” lab SoundBio featured by Geekwire

SoundBio is currently funded via a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to UW Bioengineering Associate Professor Herbert Sauro to support its science education and outreach efforts.

By | January 18th, 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 | December 13th, 2016|

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|

Albert Folch featured in “3D Bioprinting Revolution Solidifies Gains” article

Image: A 3D-printed four-valve switch (left) is shown connected to a 3D-printed cell culture chamber (right). [...]

By | December 12th, 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|