News from Biomolecular Engineering

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.
June 14, 2021
Karen Miga is a longtime Genomics Institute researcher, named “one to watch” by the journal Nature
June 14, 2021
The top UC Santa Cruz startup teams presented their pitches at the grand finale of the annual IDEA Hub Pitch Contest, hosted by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development.
June 4, 2021
Noted author and Baskin Engineering alumnus Michael Lopp joined Dean Alexander Wolf at this month’s University Forum for a virtual conversation on leadership in the 21st century.
June 2, 2021
During the final talk of the Diverse Voices 2021 series, Baskin Engineering alumnus Sheldon Logan homed in on the topic of deep-rooted anti-Black racism in America and the actions we need to take to work towards a more just society.
May 20, 2021
Jossie Haines’s captivating Diverse Voices 2021 talk called for resilience, mentorship, and equal opportunity to increase representation of women in the tech industry.
May 19, 2021
The Baskin School of Engineering and Genomics Institute hosted a two-day, virtual symposium showcasing the research of six UC postdoctoral fellows.
April 26, 2021
Courage and dedication were the themes centered around Kelly Harkins Kincaid’s motivating Diverse Voices 2021 talk about her journey from academia to industry.
April 15, 2021
Diverse Voices: Season 3 kicked off on Tuesday, April 6 with an inspiring and anecdotal talk by industry leader and alumnus Mothusi Pahl.
March 23, 2021
Through participation with the organization Code 2040, the largest racial equity community in tech, alumna Lehua Sparrow is advancing the effort to increase representation of underrepresented groups in tech.
March 15, 2021
TIM alumna Jessica Xie’s technical expertise and humanitarianism allows her to tackle complex social issues, helping to lead the way to a more equal and just world.
March 2, 2021
Diverse Voices, a professional speaker series, returns this April for its third season.
February 12, 2021
In honor of Presidents’ Day 2021, and in preparation for Engineers Week, we’re celebrating past presidents who made contributions to the engineering field.