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Dr. Park and Dr. McKee on Bioengineering Capstone Projects

The Department of Bioengineering's Hyle Park and Robert McKee recently contributed to a piece by VentureWell on what makes a successful undergraduate Capstone Project. “We have alumni who come back to our program and say ‘this was the most valuable and enjoyable course I ever took – it’s had a huge impact on my career,”...

BIG graduate awarded UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of Bioengineering is proud to announce that Atena Zahedi, a graduate of the BIG Ph.D. program , has been selected as a University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Zahedi will perform her research at UC Irvine with Professor Aileen Anderson. Dr. Zahedi completed her Ph.D. in 2018. Her thesis work was advised...

Dr. Anvari elected to the Board of Directors of ASLMS

Dr. Bahman Anvari, Professor of Bioengineering, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (ASLMS) . Dr. Anvari will serve as a representative for Basic Science. The ASLMS, established in 1981, encourages scientists and physicians to develop the methods and equipment...

UCR Bioengineering Remembers Dr. Grundfest

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of one of bioengineering’s greatest individuals, Professor Warren Grundfest. We are sure you are acquainted with Professor Grundfest’s many accolades that he received throughout his lifetime that were in recognition of his creative technical contributions to bioengineering. But it was his selfless devotion to helping...

Dr. Anvari receives Caroline & William Mark Memorial Award

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Bahman Anvari, Professor of Bioengineering, has been awarded the 2019 Caroline & William Mark Memorial Award from the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). This award was established in 1982 to recognize individuals for their accomplishments in either the research or clinical field, based on their...

Two UCR teams were winners in the 2018 NIH NIBIB Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge

Two UCR teams were recognized in the 2018 NIH NIBIB Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge The Talaria Ankle Brace was awarded the Design Excellence Prize and Vein Guard was awarded an Honorable Mention. More details on the DEBUT Challenge can be found at the NIBIB Website .

Professors Jin Nam and Hyle Park receive NSF award

Professors Nam (left) and Park (right) have received an NSF award in the amount of $400,000 for their project, “Personalized in vitro nerve model”

Professor Palermo published her work at Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics

By using molecular simulations, Dr. Palermo revealed in real time and at atomic level resolution the process of activation of the leading genome editing tool CRISPR-Cas9.

Professor Palermo’s work is featured in the Journal of the American Chemical Society 2018 Young Investigators Virtual Issue

The Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) featured our Assistant Professor of bioengineering Giulia Palermo’s research in its 2018 Young Investigators Virtual Issue released in July.

Professors Rodgers and Ford (UCR School of Medicine) receive NIH award to develop a device for improving outcomes following decompressive hemicraniectomy for stroke

Professors Victor G. J. Rodgers and Byron Ford (UCR School of Medicine) were awarded a $390,000 NIH grant to develop technology to enhance flux in cerebral tissue for patients with severe ischemic stroke and thereby reducing brain tissue swelling. The technology will also deliver neuregulin-1 to prevent secondary swelling and neuronal injury in brain tissues....

Radoptics start-up receives a Phase I NIH SBIR grant

Dr. Anvari's startup, Radoptics, receives a second Phase I NIH SBIR award

Photos from the 2018 UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium are now posted

The 19 th University of California Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium was successfully concluded. The symposium was hosted by our department and took place at the Riverside convention Center in June 21-23, 2018. Photos are now posted under Highlights (Part 1 and 2) at 2018 UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium webpage

Three Bioengineering Students Received Awards at the 2018 UC Systemwide Symposium

Three Bioengineering Students Received Awards at the 2018 UC Systemwide Symposium A total of 20 awards were given to student and postdoctoral presenters during the 19th 2018 University of California Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium that was hosted by our department and took place at the Riverside convention Center in June 21-23, 2018. Sixteen awards were given...

Bioengineering Students Receive their Degrees during 2018 Commencement

13 PhD, 16 MS, and 92 BS degrees were awarded to Bioengineering students in 2018 during the commencement ceremonies.

Dr. Vullev’s Article Selected as a Hot Paper by the Editors of Angewandte Chemie

Dr. Vullev leads an international team of collaborators, including Prof. Daniel Gryko from the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Prof. Gregory Beran from the Department of Chemistry at UCR, and Dr. Ctirad Červinka, a Fulbright Fellow from the Department of Physical Chemistry at the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague,...

Professor William Grover Receives Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Grant

The article can be found in the "UCR Today" linked Here

Bioengineering Undergraduate Students Publish in UCR Undergraduate Research Journal

Bioengineering undergraduate students Mary Nwangwu (senior) and Nolan Winicki (junior) published their work in volume XII of the UCR Undergraduate Research Journal.

Three Bioengineering Undergraduate Students Receive Chancellor’s Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Bioengineering Undergraduate Students Shivam Kardani, Mher Garibyan, and Nolan Winicki who received the highly competitive Chancellor's Research Fellowship award for undergraduate student engagement in faculty mentored research.

Professor Morikis has received award for access to the fastest supercomputer for molecular dynamics simulations

Professor Morikis has received a grant of 460,000 Anton2 molecular dynamics simulation units from the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

Professor Nam receives 2018 City of Hope-UCR Collaborative Grant Award

Professor Nam received the 2018 City of Hope – University of California-Riverside Biomedical Research Initiative (CUBRI) award for his proposal entitled “Promotion of insulin-secreting beta cell maturation via controlled mechanical cellular environment”. In collaboration with Professor Hung-Ping Shih in the Department of Translational Research and Cellular Therapeutics at City of Hope, the research team aims...
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