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

UC Santa Cruz will create a new Certificate in the Humanities introducing students enrolled in the Baskin School of Engineering to humanities disciplines aimed to help them better understand the social and cultural impacts of technological change.
Researchers at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute have demonstrated an effective new tool for mapping genetic variants in sequencing data using ‘pangenomics’ instead of a single reference genome.