Student Spotlight: Amy Becker

From presenting research to policy makers via the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) Science Translators Showcase held at the California State Capitol, to being named a UC Davis 2020 Bradshaw Scholar, Amy Becker has been quite busy this year. We caught up with the Ph.D. candidate and Boone Lab researcher for a first-hand view of her experiences and her vision for the future.

UC Davis Hosts JEDIS Summer School on Biophotonics in Translational Research

UC Davis hosted the second JEDIS Summer School on Biophotonics in Translational Research this August as part of the three year Jena-Davis Alliance of Excellence in Biophotonics program. The JEDIS summer school is a weeklong event that brings together expertise in the field of advanced spectroscopic and imaging technologies for clinical diagnostics.

UC Davis BME Students Learn in Germany

Eight UC Davis Biomedical Engineering graduate students and early-stage-career postdocs participated in a unique biophotonics summer program in Jena, Germany, September 9 – 14 as part of the Jena-Davis (JEDIS) Alliance of Excellence in Biophotonics.

On the Fast Track

At 19, Nkechinyere Chidi-Ogbolu is like any other teenage girl — except that she just finished her first year as a Ph.D. student in the UC Davis biomedical engineering program.

BME Student Profiled on UC Davis Graduate Studies Webpage

Jeni Lee, a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering with a passion for outreach, always knew she wanted to combine her education and training with industry and technology commercialization, particularly in regard to regenerative medicine as the next wave of clinical therapies.