Immune cells are uniquely capable biodetectors

March 06, 2017
The Heinrich lab found that single human neutrophils, a type of white blood cell, are able to accurately and reliably recognize and interact with real-world pathogens such as Salmonella bacteria and Coccidioides, the cause of Valley Fever.

Third annual Make-a-Thon looks blindness in the eye

January 18, 2017
Sixty-four students from universities all over California competed in the UC Davis Biomedical Engineering Society student chapter’s third annual Make-a-Thon January 14-16, 2017. The problem this year was to build an inexpensive device for looking into the eye.