News from Biomolecular Engineering

September 23, 2022
Immergo Labs, founded in 2020, provides an affordable, accessible, and immersive telehealth physical therapy care platform.
September 12, 2022
UC Santa Cruz Professor of Biomolecular Engineering Rebecca DuBois has won a grant supplement from the NIH to enhance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) in her lab and at UCSC.
August 17, 2022
UC Santa Cruz Assistant Professor Ali Shariati and his lab will investigate the molecular feedback mechanisms responsible for the coordination of embryonic stem cell division and differentiation to develop novel strategies for their use in regenerative medicine.
August 15, 2022
The five-day camp introduces middle school girls from Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties to the fields of engineering and technology and helps bridge the gender gap in STEM education.
July 6, 2022
The California Conservation Genomics Project (CCGP) is a state-funded initiative with a single goal: to produce the most comprehensive, multispecies genomic dataset ever assembled to help manage regional biodiversity.
June 23, 2022
The annual event underscores the value of industry partnerships and how they provide unique opportunities for Baskin Engineering students to develop and hone their soft and hard skills in preparation for impactful, successful careers.
June 21, 2022
10 million sequences of COVID-19’s genomic code have now been organized into a phylogenetic tree in the UC Santa Cruz SARS-CoV-2 Browser, which is the largest tree of genomic sequences of a single species ever assembled.
June 8, 2022
Associate Professor of Biomolecular Engineering Rebecca DuBois will use the five-year grant to develop a vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus, a common and potentially dangerous virus.
June 7, 2022
The program began virtually last summer, offering an opportunity for students abroad to participate in innovative research projects with UC Santa Cruz faculty.
June 3, 2022
The prize recognizes Alison Tang's dissertation research on using nanopore sequencing technology to discover cancer-associated RNA variations.
June 1, 2022
Seven Ph.D. candidates from five departments received 2022 fellowships, totaling $171K in stipend money to support their dissertation research. 
May 27, 2022
During the second event of the Diverse Voices 2022 series, Anika Narayanan discussed her experience navigating from college graduate to early career tech professional in a remote world. 
May 19, 2022
The awardees will be honored at an in-person celebratory reception, scheduled for June 1. 
May 2, 2022
As they consider the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering, prospective and newly admitted students get a unique look into the Baskin experience through peer-led tours.
May 2, 2022
Roshawnna Novellus is an acclaimed leader who connects women-founded and people of color-founded businesses with individual and institutional sources of funding in efforts to create a more equitable economy.
April 27, 2022
The 2022 Diverse Voices speaker series kicked off on April 20 with Paystand Chief of Staff Alexandra Navarro discussing the importance of building self-confidence, maintaining a support system, and setting actionable goals to succeed personally and professionally.
April 15, 2022
On April 13, nearly 500 students connected with companies and campus organizations for an afternoon of networking and recruitment for summer internships and full-time career opportunities.
April 6, 2022
This season features two industry professionals who will share their experiences as women in tech, the importance of self-confidence, and how to build community. 
March 31, 2022
Parts of the human genome now available to study for the first time are important for understanding genetic diseases, human diversity, and evolution.
February 25, 2022
Alexander Wolf, Baskin Engineering dean, and Becca Fenwick, director of the CITRIS Initiative on Drone Education and Research, are two of the 11 tech professionals selected to be a part of the Santa Cruz Works 2022 Titans of Tech.
January 20, 2022
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.
December 20, 2021
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.
December 3, 2021
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.
September 23, 2021
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.
September 17, 2021
Baskin Engineering recognized exceptional postdoctoral scholars and their contributions to university research and more.