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
09/28/20 — Five new faculty members are joining the College of Engineering as faculty fellows, with ample funding to equip labs, hire graduate students and get their research projects up and running.
09/23/20 — Graduate students from bioengineering, computer science and energy science are among more than 90 selected worldwide.
08/04/20 — The Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems (ATP-Bio) center could dramatically expand organ transplant options
06/25/20 — Long, membranous microtentacles help tumor cells work their way through brain tissue
06/15/20 — A new study led bu bioengineering professor Irina Conboy suggests that plasma exchange could be the key to unlocking the body’s regenerative capacities
06/11/20 — In this TEDMED talk, EECS professor Michel Maharbiz describes using extremely miniaturized implants to get a closer look at organs in real time
04/30/20 — Thanks to research led by Amy Herr, scientists can examine the crucial period when RNA molecules tell cells what they should do
04/25/20 Berkeley News — Berkeley bioengineer Patrick Hsu and colleagues at UCSF found flaws in many of the 14 serology tests evaluated.