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Joint BME’s Naji Husseini Wins University Teaching Award

February 23, 2024

Congratulations to Naji Husseini, Teaching Assistant Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, for being honored with the 2024 Johnston Teaching Excellence Award! Presented annually by the Center for Faculty Excellence, the University Teaching Awards recognize UNC’s dedication to … Read more

Autonomous, Self-Driving Microscope Accelerates Cellular Imaging

February 15, 2024

Legant Lab’s new microscope, featured on the cover of Nature Methods, displays faster, more efficient imaging of cells.   written by Kathleen Clardy for Joint BME Communications Traditional microscopy has significantly advanced in speed and resolution over the past decade. … Read more

Innovate Carolina Feature: Clot-Busting Combination

February 13, 2024

SonoVascular, a med-tech startup based on technologies developed by researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University, combines drug-based and mechanical therapies into a novel, pharmaco-mechanical device and procedure designed to more safely and effectively treat patients with blood clots. … Read more

Fall 2023 Achievement Award Winners

February 7, 2024

We are excited to announce and celebrate the outstanding winners of BME’s Fall 2023 Achievement Awards! The award committee recognizes the following recipients for their exceptional talents, accomplishments and dedication to the department across the following categories: The Faculty Teaching … Read more

UNC iGem Team Wins Bronze Medal at iGEM Grand Jamboree

January 11, 2024

UNC iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) awarded Bronze Medal at iGEM Grand Jamboree Competition From November 2nd to 5th, 2023, five UNC undergraduates traveled to Paris, France to attend the iGEM Grand Jamboree, the world’s largest synthetic biology competition. More … Read more

2024 Lucas Scholars of the Joint Department

December 5, 2023

The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is proud to announce the 2024 Lucas Scholars and their mentors: Carson Shelper (mentored by Brian Diekman), Bryce Menichella (mentored by Koji Sode), and Hieu Min Doan (mentored by Virginie Popadopoulou). The Lucas Scholar … Read more