Synthetic biologists are attempting to manufacture sporopollenin in the lab using plants, and to control its properties using gene circuits.
Wilson is proposing a radical new imaging technology that could diagnose mitochondrial defects in an instant.
Jesse Wilson is accelerating research to improve imaging and detection of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.
Involvement with national organization helped first-generation student succeed in biomedical engineering.
A Senior Design team in the School of Biomedical Engineering is designing a physically pulsating organ model – a training tool that will allow surgical residents to practice their emergency response skills.
See photo highlights and a list of winners from the Multicultural Undergraduate Research, Art and Leadership Symposium.
The School of Biomedical Engineering, which has grown from 29 core faculty in 2007 to almost 50 today, celebrates its 10th anniversary this academic year.
Imagine a future where medical results do not take weeks, or require long trips to the doctor’s office, but instead are as easy as purchasing a gift card. New systems engineering professor Steve Simske thinks combining broad skillsets with engineering could potentially lead to a “gift of life” card, which could easily capture bodily samples such as saliva and instantly report medical conditions.