Biomolecular Engineering

The Biomolecular Engineering (BME) Department within the Baskin School of Engineering features an interdisciplinary blend of engineering, biology, chemistry, and statistics designed to foster collaboration with other departments. This blend reflects our vision of the direction that biomedical discovery will take over the next two decades.

Members of the Biomolecular Engineering Department collaborate actively with faculty from other engineering departments and with the Physical and Biological Sciences departments of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental BiologyChemistry and Biochemistry, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Ocean Sciences.

People
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Biomolecular Science People

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Research
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Biomolecular Research at UCSC

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Degree Programs
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Degree programs offered at the UCSC Biomolecular Engineering Department

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Job Opportunities

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News

Sixteen UCSC undergraduates were recognized at the 2021 iGEM Jamboree for developing a process to combat foodborne illness and reduce the agriculture industry’s reliance on antibiotics.
Each department is gaining at least one new faculty member this academic year, furthering the school’s effort to expand and diversify course offerings and research opportunities.