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BME PhD Student Victoria Yarmey receives a GAANN Fellowship

BME PhD student Victoria Yarmey has received the prestigious GAANN Fellowship for January-December 2022, renewable for a period of up to one additional year. The NC State GAANN Molecular Biotechnology… Read more

BME Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awardees

The BME Undergraduate Research Committee recently acknowledged the outstanding achievements of the following undergraduate researchers with a cash award: Seniors Jennifer Potts (Cole), Jake Schulman (… Read more

BME PhD candidate Keerthi Anand wins second place at Carolina’s first-ever BeAM MakerFest

Last week BME PhD student Keerthi Anand won second place in the “Best All Around” category at UNC’s first BeAM Makerfest. A fourth year PhD student in the Gallippi Ultrasound Lab, Keerthi’s research i… Read more

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BME Assistant Professor Andrea Giovannucci receives funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) recently announced a new series of grants to support access to imaging technology and to increase regional representation of imaging scientists in the global commu… Read more

BME Interim Chair Paul Dayton elevated to IEEE Fellow 2022

BME Kenan Distinguished Professor and Interim Chair Paul Dayton is among the newly elevated 2022 IEEE Fellows for his contributions to contrast agents and contrast-enhanced ultrasound in medical diagn… Read more

UNC Chancellor’s message highlights BME Assistant Professor Benhabbour’s innovative research and entrepreneurship

Last Friday’s UNC Chancellor’s leadership message “From big ideas to bold solutions” encouraged students not just to learn but to create and to view the world with an entrepreneurial mindset: “to get… Read more

BME PhD Student Travis McKay and Alum Taylor Gabaldon awarded at Wolf Den

Wolf Den is a Shark Tank-inspired pitch competition where student teams have the opportunity to pitch their ventures in front of a live audience and judges. This year, the competition was tough with 1… Read more

Congratulations to all newly-promoted and tenured faculty at BME!

BME NC State-based faculty Ashley Brown and Donald Freytes are now Tenure Associate Professors, and Naji Husseini has been promoted to Teaching Associate Professor. At BME UNC-Chapel Hill, Xiaogang Hu… Read more

BME first Coulter Seminar on the intersection of Art, Engineering and Science: Gupi Ranganathan

This week BME is hosting its first Coulter Seminar by an artist. Working in the intersection between art, science, and engineering, Gupi Ranganathan holds an MFA in painting and printmaking from the M… Read more

BME Postdoc Rebecca Kuprenevich receives Award for Research Excellence at UNC

BME Postdoctoral fellow Rebecca Krupenevich, working in Prof Jason Franz’s Applied Biomechanics Lab, has received one of five 2021 Awards for Research Excellence at UNC. Dr Krupenevich earned her PhD… Read more

BME Student Sarah Hall named 2021 Leader of the Pack

BME undergraduate Sarah Hall was named 2021 Leader of the Pack on the field at halftime during the Red and White game on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Sarah is a Goodnight Scholar from Cary, NC in her f… Read more

Mechanobiology, the Banes’ lab, Flexcell and the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Dr. Albert Banes, BME Faculty Emeritus and Founder and President of Flexcell International Corporation, recently checked in with the Joint Department to update us about his company and share his pride… Read more