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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|

UW plans for imaging center that will link diagnostics and therapy

To help lead the next major wave in medical diagnosis and treatment, the University of Washington is planning a molecular imaging center to bring individualized, precision medicine to patients. The UW held a symposium on Feb. 16, bringing leading researchers to campus to join in discussions shaping the new center.

By | March 10th, 2017|

Humans of UW Bioengineering: Michael Butler

Michael Butler shares how a math academy summer camp led him to discover the BioE major, and pursue a double major in Applied and Computational Math Sciences. He talks about his experience studying abroad, his and his plans to teach English in Spain after graduation, and later pursue a career in industry and graduate school.

By | March 7th, 2017|

Eric Chudler leads 2017 UW Brain Awareness Week Open House outreach event

At the event, Dr. Chudler gave a presentation to the students, and the students participated in hands-on exhibits led by UW faculty, staff and students, including handling real brains. The event recognizes the national Brain Awareness Week to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research.

By | March 7th, 2017|

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|

Bioengineers without Borders Anesthesia team receives second place prize at 2017 Holloman Health Innovation Challenge

The Bioengineers without Borders (BWB) Anesthesia Device team won the $10,000 Herbert B. Jones second place prize at the 2017 Holloman Health Innovation Challenge (HIC), held by the UW Foster School of Business Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship

By | March 3rd, 2017|

BioE Outreach hosts Highline High School students in BIOXMS program

On Monday February 20, Bioengineering Outreach hosted students and mentors from the UW BIOXMS (Biomedical [...]

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|

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 | March 3rd, 2017|