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BME Interim Chair Prof Dayton’s Triangle Biotechnology Startup

Breaking up DNA is a necessary step to prepare samples for next-generation genomic sequencing, say, saliva collected in tubes from people curious about their ancestry. But the DNA in the samples must… Read more

BME’s Rahima Benhabbour Receives Award to Develop Male Contraceptive

Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI), a private non-profit foundation, announced a David Sokal Innovation Award grant to Dr. Rahima Benhabbour an assistant professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Departmen… Read more

Recent Joint BME graduates podcast for job and internship seeking BME juniors and seniors

Two 2019 UNC/NC State BME graduates, Allie Mitzak and Grace Cronin, are hosting The BME Grad Podcast to help job seeking BME students understand industry job roles. They also provide BME-focused advic… Read more

BME PhD student Mandy Munsch awarded NIH NSRA F31

Mandy Munsch, third year BME PhD candidate, has received an NIH National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. The award will fund her… Read more

BME shared 1st place in this year’s NC State eGames

BME Teaching Assistant Professor Ross Petrella, BME Assistant Professor Michael Sano and their team shared 1st place in this year’s eGames, NC State’s annual startup competition. The team’s project “G… Read more

Neural control technologies show promise in a Joint BME prosthetics project

BME Jackson Family Distinguished Professor Helen Huang is corresponding author with Aaron Fleming, Ph.D. candidate in the Joint BME Department, of a case study that shows neural control of a powered p… Read more

2021 BME recipients of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

BME Undergraduate Alum Emily Lambeth, BME Graduate Student Siena Mantooth, mentored by Professor David Zaharoff, and UNC School of Pharmacy Graduate student Isabella Young, mentored by BME Assistant P… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour receives NIH $3.74 million grant

BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour and her lab have received a $3.74 million grant over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institu… Read more

BME Associate Professor Matt Fisher at 2021 NAE Frontiers of Engineering

BME Associate Professor Matt Fisher was selected to attend the 2021 German-American NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, held virtually March 15-17.  Major topics were on quantum computing, carbon… Read more

Two TraCS-supported BME start-ups present at Innovate Carolina

Two TraCS-supported start-ups founded by BME faculty, Aerem Innovations and AnelleO, will present at Innovation Showcase hosted by Innovate Carolina next April 14, during the Pitch Room and Live Ventu… Read more

Exosome-eluting Stents for Vascular Healing

BME Professor Ke Cheng and postdoctoral research scholars Shiqi Hu and Zhenhua Li recently developed an exosome-coated stent with a “smart-release” trigger that could both prevent reopened blood vesse… Read more

Two BME Undergraduates representing NC State take first place at the ACC InVenture Prize Competition

Two of the four members of NC State’s team selected for the 2021 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition are BME undergraduates: Monique Reid and Chloe Sanchez-Prado. Together with… Read more