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CIRM stem cell conference participant and student researcher.
New Horizons in Healing
BCOE will host the annual California Institute for Regenerative Medicine stem cell conference on August 5-6 with more than 100 student researchers who will showcase their projects and advances in regenerative medicine.
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Prue Talbot Shabnam Etemadi Ann Song
Graduate students recognized for academic excellence and research achievements
Stipends will support their ongoing research
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Erik Hakopian
Undergraduate wins UC Graduate Deans’ Leadership and Research Award
Budding neuroscientist Erik Hakopian provided academic mentorship to UCR students
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UCR BCOE bioengineering doctoral student Samantha Robinson writing on a dry erase board.
Keeping Future Engineers on Track
Bioengineering doctoral students Samantha Robinson and Nicholas Robertson received Koerner Family Foundation fellowships and grants geared to help them focus on their research, complete their degrees, and launch research-focused engineering careers in the United States.
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Upcoming and Previous Events

Dr. Leopold Green
Professor Leopold Green from Purdue University is Colloquium Speaker on June 5, 2024
June 05, 2024 @ 11:00 am
A265 Bourns Hall
Design workflow for engineering bacterial therapeutics to control host immunityAbstractImmune response is critical in a septic environment. The aberrant and imbalanced signaling dynamics primarily cause a dysfunctional innate immune response, exacerbating pathogen invasion of injured tissue and further stalling the healing process…
Dr. Jun Chen
Professor Jun Chen from UCLA to Speak at Colloquium May 29, 2024
May 29, 2024 @ 11:00 am
WCH 205/206
Discovering Giant Magnetoelasticity in Soft Matter for BioelectronicsAbstractThe magnetoelastic effect, also named as Villari effect and discovered in 1865 by Italian experimental physicist Emilio Villari, is the variation of the magnetic field of a material under mechanical stress. This effect is usually observed in rigid metal…
Dr. Daryl Preece
Professor Daryl Preece UCI to Speak at Colloquium, May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024 @ 11:00 am
WCH 205/206
Harnessing Light: Biophotonic Insights into Traumatic Brain InjuryAbstract: In this talk, we will explore the cutting-edge use of light for cellular studies as a photophysical tool to probe and manipulate cellular interactions and cellular mechanics. Here we discuss how biophotonics impacts the study of traumatic brain injury.…
Dr. Quinton Smith
Professor Quinton Smith from UCI to Speak at Colloquium, May 8, 2024
May 08, 2024 @ 11:00 am
WCH 205/206
Reconstructing the Stem Cell Niche: Implications for Investigating Human Development and DiseaseAbstract: Miniaturization technologies inspired by the electronics industry enable engineers to build models of human physiology in so-called organs-on-a-chip. In particular, these technologies permit the control of interactions between…

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