05/12/22 — Study shows bats remember flight paths, enabling precise navigation of familiar routes
04/26/22 — Fletcher, inventor of the CellScope and bioengineering professor, starts his new duties at the Blum Center for Developing Economies on July 1
04/15/22 — The new facility, located in the former Berkeley Art Museum, equips STEM entrepreneurs with labs, offices and equipment.
02/28/22 — Berkeley bioengineering professor will help lead Chan Zuckerberg group's efforts to advance technologies to observe, measure, and analyze human biology in action
02/07/22 — Three Berkeley Engineering faculty — Steve Conolly of bioengineering and EECS, bioengineer Niren Murthy and mineral engineer Kenichi Soga of CEE — are among four winners of the campus's 2022 Bakar Prize for technological innovations that promise solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems
01/11/22 — The eight professors, representing three Berkeley Engineering departments, are among 21 Berkeley faculty members selected by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub for the awards, each worth $1 million over five years.
01/04/22 — A ventilator startup finds its life force at Berkeley Engineering
12/21/21 — Patrick Hsu, Berkeley assistant professor of bioengineering, and Silvana Konermann, Stanford assistant professor of biochemistry, are founding researchers of a new institute that aims to accelerate breakthroughs in complex diseases.
12/09/21 — The wait for Berkeley’s bold new home for research and innovation is nearly over, with the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub, led by bioengineering professor Amy Herr, scheduled to open in February 2022
12/07/21 — One of 164 new NAI fellows, Shaffer holds appointments at UC Berkeley in chemical and biomolecular engineering, bioengineering, and molecular and cell biology
11/15/21 — Researchers at the NeuroBat Lab are learning more about the brain by studying the world’s only flying mammal.
11/15/21 — Using a method called isochoric supercooling, researchers revived human heart tissue after it had been preserved in a subfreezing state for days.
10/21/21 — Berkeley News: Research led by bioengineer Michael Yartsev provides the first glimpse into how the brains of social mammals process complex group interactions
10/05/21 — Bakar Fellows: Bioengineer Michael Yartsev is translating bats’ neurological "rules of the road" into computational algorithms to guide development of navigation systems for driverless cars
09/23/21 — Berkeley Lab: Bioengineer and senior faculty scientist is honored by DOE for scientific leadership and engagement with the academic and research communities
09/23/21 — They are among 82 exceptional students from the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, and bioengineering.
09/22/21 — Berkeley researchers revive human heart tissue that had been supercooled at subfreezing temperatures for days, showing promise of technique that could be a game-changer for organ transplants and medical research.
07/19/21 UCSF — Neuroprosthesis breakthrough from joint Berkeley-UCSF bioengineering program restores words to man with paralysis
07/08/21 — Study by neuroscientists, bioengineers finds neural “GPS system” that tracks many mammals' present — and future — location
04/26/21 — A COVID-19 test that uses CRISPR is professor Dan Fletcher’s latest transformation of cell phones into mobile diagnostic tools.