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Synthetic peptide can inhibit toxicity, aggregation of protein in Alzheimer’s disease, researchers show

Researchers led by UW Department of Bioengineering Professor Valerie Daggett have developed synthetic peptides that can target and inhibit the small, toxic protein aggregates that are thought to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. The team reports their achievement in a paper published the week of April 15 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 

By | April 16th, 2019|

2019 BIOENGINEERING CAPSTONE SYMPOSIUM

2019 BIOENGINEERING CAPSTONE SYMPOSIUM: ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS FOR LIFE AND HEALTH May 20, 2019 W.H. Foege [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering – Arielle Howell

Arielle Howell is a senior studying Bioengineering, and plans to apply to medical school after graduation. Read more to learn about how Arielle realized the value of extracurricular activities like water polo to find balance in a busy school schedule.

By | April 12th, 2019|

HUMANS OF BIOENGINEERING: Vaishnavi Dhawan

Vaishnavi Dhawan is a B.S./M.S. student in the Department of Bioengineering at UW, and wants to continue her education in graduate school. Read more to learn how the cohort nature of bioengineering put her on a more positive trajectory.

By | April 4th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Dr. Herbert Sauro

Dr. Herbert Sauro is an associate professor of UW Bioengineering and director of the Center of Reproducible Biomedical Modeling. He also teaches a core course on biological control systems in the undergraduate bioengineering curriculum. Read more to learn about how he took an unusual route to academia by following his passion for combining computational modeling and biology.

By | March 15th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Dr. Wendy Thomas

Dr. Wendy Thomas is a professor in the UW Department of Bioengineering. Read more to learn about the challenges she faced through her journey to parenthood.

By | March 7th, 2019|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Alexis Fleming

Alexis Fleming is an undergraduate senior in bioengineering and wants to apply to medical school after graduation. Read more to learn about her favorite memory from BioE, and her experience finding a community at UW as an out-of-state student.

By | March 1st, 2019|

Lara Gamble to Lead UW Molecular Analysis Facility

UW Bioengineering Associate Research Professor Lara Gamble has been named director of the UW Molecular Analysis Facility (MAF), a fully-staffed instrumentation facility with extensive microscopy, spectroscopy and surface science capabilities.

By | February 28th, 2019|

Humans Of UW Bioengineering: Dr. Alyssa Taylor

Dr. Alyssa Taylor is a senior lecturer in the UW Department of Bioengineering. Read more to learn how she dealt with the emotional toll of losing her father during graduate school.

By | February 25th, 2019|

Scaffold-Mediated Delivery for Non-Viral MRNA Vaccines

SCAFFOLD-MEDIATED DELIVERY FOR NON-VIRAL MRNA VACCINES https://www.nature.com/articles/s41434-018-0040-9 Ruying Chen, Hong Zhang, Jingxuan Yan, James D. [...]

By | February 19th, 2019|