Abergel, Schaffer named to AAAS

Rebecca Abergel and David Schaffer

11/26/2019 - Rebecca Abergel, assistant professor of nuclear engineering, and David Schaffer, professor of bioengineering and of chemical and biomolecular engineering, are among five Berkeley faculty members named new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Keeping edited cells healthy

Yuhong Cao with nanoEP filter

10/25/2019 Researchers have developed a better technique to deliver macromolecules into cells, using inexpensive lab equipment.

New frontiers in gene editing

Illustration of ribbons and helix patterns

10/25/2019 Berkeley bioengineers are developing new techniques and tools to advance CRISPR-Cas9 applications, which could have implications for nearly every genetic disease.

Streets named Pew Scholar

Aaron Streets

10/25/2019 Professor Aaron Streets is joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.

Eight Berkeley engineers honored as Siebel Scholars

9/25/2019 - Eight Berkeley Engineering graduate students — five from bioengineering, two from computer science and one from energy science — have been named to the Siebel Scholars Foundation’s 2020 class.

Berkeley Engineering is #3 in U.S. News rankings

Engineering students pose with Oski

9/9/2019 U.S. News & World Report - Berkeley Engineering's undergraduate program was again ranked third overall and the top public engineering school by U.S. News & World Report. Eight individual engineering programs were ranked among the top 5 in their respective fields, and all were in the top 10.

Bats' brains sync when they socialize


6/20/2019 - A new UC Berkeley study from bioengineer Michael Yartsev is the first to observe synchronized brain activity in a non-human species engaging in natural social interactions. The finding opens the door to future study on how our brains process social interactions.