Students

Gabriella Bond Receives 2022 Ghausi Medal

Gabriella “Gigi” Bond ’22, a BME senior known for her work-ethic, joyful energy and passion for academic research by many in the College of Engineering, is this year’s recipient of the M.S. Ghausi Medal—the college’s highest honor for undergraduate students.

BME Doctoral Student Awarded Department of Defense Fellowship

BME doctoral student Tanner Henson was recently awarded a fellowship from the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program, which will allow him to expand his research on synthetic extracellular vesicles for traumatic brain injury.

Apply Now for the Women in Photonics 2022 International Workshop at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology

The Women in Photonics workshop aims to connect excellent female scientists at the beginning of their careers with experts in photonics who hold leading positions at research institutions and companies. The event addresses early-career women scientists  (postdocs and Ph.D. candidates) in the field of (bio)photonics who want to present their research work, build professional networks, and improve specific career skills. 

BME Graduate Student Rachel Mizenko Wins NIH Grant for Research Into Extracellular Vesicle Medicine Delivery for Multiple Sclerosis

UC Davis' biomedical engineering (BME) student Rachel Mizenko just received an NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) F31 fellowship to develop an extracellular vesicular drug delivery system to help treat multiple sclerosis, under the mentorship of professor Randy Carney. Mizenko explains that this drug delivery system is important because it will allow medicine to reach the neural cells it needs to treat. 

Quarter at Aggie Square: Innovation Hub Kicks Off With Undergraduate Courses

Eleven third-year biomedical engineering UC Davis students were welcomed into the inaugural Biomedical Engineering in Sacramento experience offered through the Quarter at Aggie Square (QAS) Program this fall by Diana Farmer, chair of the surgery department, and Allison Brashear, Dean of the School of Medicine, two of the champions of the collaboration with UC Davis, Aggie Square and the Medical Center. The QAS program is an immersive academic experience program that brings UC Davis undergraduate students to Sacramento to benefit from learning at the health campus and surrounding area.

Eighteen-Year-Old UCD BME Ph.D. Candidate Tanishq Abraham is a Finalist for the Global Student Prize

Tanishq Abraham signed up for community college courses at seven years old. While originally interested in geology and astronomy, he gradually shifted to pursue engineering.  

“I decided to go into biomedical engineering because it’s interdisciplinary and at the forefront of medical research. It’s a field with the potential for positive impact on society.”