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.
04/26/21 — Bioengineers have created a microfluidic platform that can be used to unravel and image lengthy strands of DNA.
04/26/21 — A chemical process that converts polyethylene plastic into a strong adhesive could create economic incentives for recycling plastic bags.
04/14/21 — Ultrasound-powered device offers minimally invasive way to monitor organs or tissue
04/05/21 — New study demonstrates platform's ability to detect single-point mutation without DNA amplification
03/25/21 — UC Berkeley researchers have invented a computer algorithm that uses deep learning to integrate gene and protein data about single cells
01/21/21 — UC Berkeley researchers develop a novel technique, based on a microfluidic platform, for unraveling and imaging lengthy strands of DNA
12/17/20 — New catalytic process can stick polyethylene to metal or other materials, potentially boosting the economics of recycling
12/10/20 — Project proposes a novel approach that blends AI and machine learning with guidance from human and computational oracles
12/10/20 — Bioengineering grad student Connor Tsuchida and others reflect on the joys of working in new Nobel laureate Jennifer Doudna's CRISPR lab
12/04/20 — New diagnostic test, with accurate results in under 30 minutes, developed by scientists at Berkeley (including bioengineer Daniel Fletcher) and Gladstone Institutes
12/02/20 — Engineering professors Sanjay Kumar (bioengineering), Robert Ritchie (mechanical engineering and materials science) and Peidong Yang (chemistry and materials science) are among five Berkeley scholars elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
11/18/20 — First FDA-approved, rapid test for home use was developed by Lucira Health, founded by bioengineering Ph.D. graduates Debkishore Mitra and John Waldeisen
11/05/20 — Bioengineers have determined how tumor cells adhere to and move through brain tissue.
11/05/20 — A study has determined exactly how geckos’ flexible, hairy toes allow them to navigate shifting weight and slippery surfaces.
11/05/20 — Researchers have designed a microfluidic chip that gives scientists a look at the first stages of fertilization and early development.
11/05/20 — Diluting the blood plasma of older mice has rejuvenating effects on the body, bioengineering researchers have learned.
11/02/20 — Remote learning has inspired creative thinking for Berkeley Engineering courses that emphasize team collaboration and maker projects