Humans of Bioengineering: Kevin Shi

Kevin Shi is a graduate student in the MS/BS program and performs cellular engineering research in the Davis lab, investigating cardiac function and repair. Last year, he worked with Dr. Dianne Hendricks to develop bioengineering outreach modules for local schools. Now, he works to improve awareness and support of mental wellness, student health, and suicide prevention. As an advocate for student wellness, Kevin is motivated by his own experiences in BioE. Learn more about his story and student wellness resources at UW.

By | January 17th, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering: Natasha Paranjapye

Natasha started in BioE as a Direct Freshman Admit and now a senior,  she is preparing to study at UW’s School of Dentistry next year. During her time in BioE , she worked on Denatured, a student-run journal, and researched amyloid proteins in Dr. Valerie Daggett’s lab. She also co-founded the Right Brain Campaign, an organization that engages BioE students in artistic activities as a break from the daily rigor of their coursework.

By | January 10th, 2018|

Humans of Bioengineering is Back!

Every UW bioengineer has a story to tell - and Humans of UW Bioengineering is ready to tell them! We look forward to celebrating our community’s resilience and diversity with you - stay tuned.

By | January 5th, 2018|

Karl Böhringer to direct UW Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems

UW has launched a new institute that aims to accelerate research at the nanoscale, the [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|

UW Bioengineering eNews | Fall/Winter 2017

In this issue: Anniversary Update | Faculty Awards & Honors | Featured Publications | Trainee [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|

Paul Yager elected 2017 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Professor Paul Yager, noted disease diagnostics innovator and former department chair, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors. NAI Fellows demonstrate a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and societal welfare.

By | December 12th, 2017|

New endowed scholarship established in honor of revered BioE administrator

This year, an anonymous UW Bioengineering alumna generously donated the required funding to establish a new endowed scholarship in honor of Kelli Jayn Nichols. Nichols served the BioE department from October 2000, until her retirement in June 2016 as Director of Academic Services.

By | December 8th, 2017|

Thomas Horbett receives 2018 Society for Biomaterials Founder’s Award

As a founding member of BioE's biomaterials research group, Professor Emeritus Thomas Horbett's work advanced the fields of protein adsorption and surface science.

By | December 8th, 2017|

Ph.D. student Charles Roco advances single-cell RNA sequencing with NIH, Fred Hutch grants

With Split-Pool Ligation-based Transcriptome sequencing, or SPLiT-seq, Charles Roco aims to address the affordability, accessibility and scalability of current single-cell RNA sequencing techniques.

By | December 7th, 2017|

Nuttada Panpradist presents OLA-SIMPLE HIV drug resistance test in South Africa

UW BioE Ph.D. candidate Nuttada Panpradist recently traveled to South Africa to present at the XXVI Internal Workshop on HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Strategies. The workshop, held Nov. 6-8, invited 200 delegates from around the world to discuss the causes, spread and burden of HIV drug resistance in low- and middle-income countries.

By | December 6th, 2017|