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2017 Robert F. Rushmer Lecture: Wolfgang Knoll, “Sensing Smells”

Friday, May 19, 2017, Hitchcock Hall Rm. 132, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. This talk will review mechanisms of mammalian and insect smell, and provide insights on how biomimetic approaches can be used to design smell and taste sensors that overcome the sensitivity problems.

By | March 31st, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Jerusalem Kifelew

Jerusalem Kifelew discusses her experience participating in campus organizations committed to diversity, her research studying Alzheimer's disease with stem cells in a neurology lab, and her plans to pursue a career in consulting after graduation.

By | March 30th, 2017|

Forty-nine years in Biomaterials Science: An interview with Buddy Ratner

In an interview with Future Science, Buddy Ratner reflects on his career at UW, the evolution of biomaterials science and bioengineering over the decades, and the impact of UWEB (University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials, formerly an NSF Engineering Center), which he leads, on biomaterials research.

By | March 29th, 2017|

Amy Orsborn offers advice to women in STEM in Bustle.com article

Amy Orsborn, who will join UW in January 2018 as the Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering, discusses her work in improving brain-computer interfaces and offers advice to women in STEM.

By | March 23rd, 2017|

UW Bioengineering eNews – Winter/Spring 2017

In this issue: Innovation and Impact | Student Highlights | Alumni Highlights | Community Highlights [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|

$15 million award planned for Center for Dialysis Innovation

Northwest Kidney Centers announces gift to UW over 5-year span SEATTLE, Wash. (March 13, 2017): [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|

Ph.D. student Efren Lee works to improve PET/CT gold standard, safety

Efren Lee aims to advance PET/CT imaging technology to help physicians better plan and evaluate the success of individualized treatment, and to improve patient outcomes. Efren works with Paul Kinahan, UW professor of radiology and adjunct faculty in BioE, in the Imaging Research Laboratory.

By | March 10th, 2017|

Eric Chudler interviewed by KING 5’s New Day Northwest about “Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain”

Eric Chudler, research associate professor of bioengineering and executive director of the Center of Sensorimotor [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|

New technology images fetal brain activity in 4D

Researchers at the University of Washington have pioneered a way to image activity in a baby’s brain before birth, opening a window on how fetal brains develop. Led by Colin Studholme, UW joint professor of bioengineering and pediatrics, the researchers developed a method that creates a four-dimensional reconstruction of brain activity.

By | March 13th, 2017|

Call for applications: Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant

The BCTG provides an opportunity for graduate students interested in cardiovascular science and engineering to train under the guidance of excellent mentors. Application deadline: Friday, April 14, 2017.

By | March 16th, 2017|