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Congratulations to Nya Domkam, BioE BS

Mon, 12/12/2022 - 13:03
Congratulations to Nya Domkam, BioE BS and MTM alumnus currently pursuing a PhD in Applied Sciences & Technology at Berkeley, and Sharicka Zutshi, current BioE undergraduate planning to pursue graduate studies in medical diagnostics, named to the 2023 class of Quad Fellows. The Quad Fellowship is an initiative of the governments of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States, designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists. The program sponsors 100 exceptional master's and doctoral students in STEM to study in the United States.
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Alison Burklund named to 30 Under 30

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 21:50
MTM alumna Alison Burklund, the cofounder and CTO of Nanopath, has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Nanopath creates diagnostics that test pelvic and gynecologic infections during a single visit, so treatment can begin right away.
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Finding solutions for living on Mars — and a rapidly changing Earth

Fri, 11/18/2022 - 13:07
Prof Adam Arkin and the Center for the Utilization of Biological Engineering in Space are leading efforts to create zero-waste biomanufacturing systems in “Mars-like conditions”, for human futures on other worlds and our own.
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Yartsev wins Neuroscience Young Investigator Award:

Sun, 11/13/2022 - 10:00
Congratulations Professor Michael Yartsev, named the 2022 Young Investigator awardee from the Society for Neuroscience! The Young Investigator Award recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions by a young neuroscientist who leads an independent research group, and recognizes Yartsev for his groundbreaking work understanding the neural complexity of free-flying fruit bats.
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Yartsev wins Cajal Club Krieg Cortical Kudos

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 13:00
Professor Michael Yartsev has won the 2022 Krieg Cortical Kudos Explorer award for his “superb contributions to our understanding of the neuroscience of behavior, social learning and anatomical pathways involved in group sociality and communication.” The Cajal Club was established in 1947 to celebrate neuroanatomy and it has evolved over the years to promote all facets of neuroscience,
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Yartsev named 2022 Peter Gruss Investigator

Wed, 11/02/2022 - 21:30
Professor Michael Yartsev has been named the 2022 Peter Gruss Young Investigator by the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience. The award recognizes a young neuroscience investigator for significant contributions to the scientific community through collaboration, creativity, and curiosity-driven research.
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Lessons learned from our life science tools startup journey

Wed, 11/02/2022 - 11:13
The founders of successful bioengineering startup company Zephyrus (now part of Bio-Techne), have written a thoughtful perspective article in Analytica Chimica Acta sharing ‘lesser known lessons’ from their university spinout experience. Authors are Professor Amy Herr, PhD alumna Kelly Gardner, and co-founder Josh Molho.
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Phil Messersmith named Department Chair

Tue, 11/01/2022 - 08:00
Phil Messersmith, Class of 1941 Memorial Endowed Professor of Bioengineering and Materials Science and Engineering, will take office as the next Chair of the bioengineering department on January 1. He will take over from Interim Chair Dorian Liepmann, who has been filling the role since Sanjay Kumar stepped down to lead QB3 Berkeley in September. […]
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Interview with Charvi Shetty, Co-Founder and CEO at Aluna

Thu, 10/27/2022 - 17:46
Check out this Medgadget interview with BioE alumna Charvi Shetty, founder and CEO of Aluna, which makes an FDA-approved at-home spirometer for asthma management.
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Streets receives CZI Science Diversity Leadership Award

Thu, 10/20/2022 - 10:59
Aaron Streets has been named to the inaugural class of Science Diversity Leadership Award winners, a new partnership between the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The program aims to recognize and further the leadership of excellent biomedical researchers who — through their outreach, mentoring, teaching, and leadership — have a record of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in their scientific fields.
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Aaron Streets named to Brilliant 10

Wed, 10/19/2022 - 10:35
Professor Aaron Streets has been named to Popular Science’s Brilliant 10, a list honoring trailblazing early-career scientists and engineers who are tackling pressing challenges with innovative solutions. Streets is bioengineering's Vice-Chair of Undergraduate Affairs, Faculty Director of the BioEngineering Scholars Program, and a talented researcher who combines mathematics, physics and engineering to develop novel tools for precision measurement of biological systems.
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