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|

HuskyADAPT: Toying with Accessibility

BioE students seek to increase access to accessible play through toy adaptation for children with disabilities, and foster knowledge of the benefit inclusive design can have on communities.

By | December 5th, 2017|

Ph.D. grad David Younger aims to improve drug safety with synthetic sex in yeast

Beyond its humble role in baking bread and brewing beer, yeast has helped scientists establish modern understanding of cell biology and genetics. And now, yeast may lead the way to safer drugs. A team of UW synthetic biologist led by BioE Ph.D. grad David Younger has reprogrammed yeast's mating habits to create a sophisticated drug testing platform.

By | December 5th, 2017|

Fall 2017 Scholarship & Fellowship Roundup

The following students have received local, national and international scholarships and fellowships for the 2017-18 [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|

University of Washington iGEM team wins silver at international competition

In early November, the University of Washington’s student-led undergraduate iGEM team won the silver medal [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|

UW Bioengineering welcomes new peer advisor Jenny Ferina

UW Bioengineering welcomes B.S. Bioengineering student Jenny Ferina into her new role as an undergraduate [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|

B.S. alumna Jasmine Fuerte-Stone receives Washington State Opportunity Scholarship/Infectious Disease Research Institute internship

2017 B.S. Bioengineering graduate Jasmine Fuerte-Stone is among four UW students to receive internships through a partnership with the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship and the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI).

By | July 19th, 2017|

Nuttada Panpradist receives Graduate Discovery Fellowship

Fourth year UW Bioengineering Ph.D. student Nuttada Panpradist of Associate Professor Barry Lutz's lab has received a 2017 UW Medicine Graduate Discovery Fellowship to work with Dr. Shirit Einav of Stanford University. The experience will allow Nuttada to further pursue development and translation of diagnostic technologies.

By | July 14th, 2017|

Molly Mollica, BioE Ph.D. Student, Wins Husky Seed Funds for Toy ADAPT Project

Molly Mollica, a Ph.D. student in the UW Bioengineering department, was one of three UW students to win funding from the Husky Seed Fund for 2017-2018. She will use the funds for her Husky ADAPT project, which adapts toys for children with disabilities.

By | June 23rd, 2017|

Ph.D. student Zheng Li wins “People’s Choice Award” in UW’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Zheng Li, a UW Bioengineering doctoral student, won the “People’s Choice Award” in the UW’s first-ever Three-Minute Thesis competition May 15.

By | June 9th, 2017|