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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|

Humans of Bioengineering: Timothy Bi

Senior Timothy Bi, part of the Daggett lab, talks about his experience in UW BioE and UW Academy. He sees med school in his future, but is planning to work for a few years and figure out his next steps.

By | June 1st, 2018|

IDEAS — Innovations in Dialysis: Expediting Advances Symposium 2018

August 20-21, UW campus. IDEAS brings together researchers, physicians, industry representatives and government officials committed to improving outcomes and reducing costs for end stage kidney patients on dialysis.

By | June 1st, 2018|

23rd annual UWEB21 Biomaterials Intensive Short Course (2018)

August 6-8, 2018. A 2.5 day intensive introduction to biomaterials, medical devices and biocompatibility presented by experts.

By | June 1st, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Yiming Li

Senior Yiming Li talks about her research investigating the blood protein Von Willebrand factor (VWF) to better understand how to better control blood clotting, and how a sports injury led her to discover bioengineering. She reflects on how the BioE undergrad cohort system enhanced her experience in the major, and her hopes to pursue health care solutions for low-resource settings in her master's degree study at Cornell.

By | May 25th, 2018|