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BME Magness’ Lab Maps Entire Human Gut at Single Cell Resolution

February 28, 2022

BME Associate Professor Scott Magness, postdoctoral Joseph Burclaff and graduate student Jarrett Bliton, among other authors, have mapped for the first time entire human gut at single cell resolution, advancing our understanding of human intestinal physiology. The Magness lab used … Read more

BME spinout SonoVol Inc. acquired by PerkinElmer

February 28, 2022

BME spinout company SonoVol Inc. was acquired by PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI) last February 7, 2022.  SonoVol was co-founded in 2012 by then-graduate student, Dr. Ryan Gessner (Ph.D. 2013), and his graduate school mentor, recently appointed BME Chair, Dr. Paul Dayton.  Originally launched … Read more

Professor Paul Dayton Named Chair of the Joint BME Department

February 10, 2022

After serving as Interim Chair since the Fall of 2019, BME William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor Paul Dayton has been named Chair of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. “This appointment represents a strong affirmation of the outstanding … Read more

2021 BME Department Achievement Awards

February 9, 2022

Earlier this week, Internal Achievement Awards were officially announced at the Joint BME Department’s monthly meeting. The award committee highlighted the talents and accomplishments of the 2021 awardees in the following categories. The BME Staff Service Award went to Ms. … Read more