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Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 10:30am
UC San Diego

Please Join U C San Diego Department of Bioengineering for a Celebration of Bioengineering's 50th Anniversary. Past, Present, and Future!

Bioengineering Day 2016:

Thursday, May 19th - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm - Biocom Iinstitute

50th Anniversary Celebration:

Thursday, May 19th - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Welcome Reception - Powell-Focht Engineering Hall, U C San Diego

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Price Center Ballrooms East & West

More than 200 technologists, investors, recruiters and more from industry, government and non-profit sectors will attend Research Expo. They are coming to network with the 210+ graduate students from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 9:45am
Tokyo, Japan

Learn about cutting-edge research for the public good and opportunities to collaborate with the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.


Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
Christina Smolke

Plants are a rich source of unique scaffolds, including 25% of natural-product-derived drugs.

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 2:00pm
Frederick Sachs

Cells have three sources of free energy to conduct their ritual affairs: chemical, electrical and mechanical potential and life involves the flow of energy among these pools.

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
Su Guo

Stem cells make the fate choices between self-renewal and differentiation.


The UC San Diego Department of Bioengineering faculty are recognized nationally for outstanding scholarship, teaching, and research.

The Department of Bioengineering in the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California, San Diego is inviting applications for positions at the Assistant Professor and at the Associate Professor or Full Professor levels. To obtain more information or submit your application materials, go to http://be.ucsd.edu/career_faculty.

See some of our research groups, including Biodynamics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, Biomaterials and Stem Cell Engineering, Biophotonics, Biosensors, and more.

See information about our research facilities, including Biotechnology, Confocal Microscopy, Flow Cytometry, Information Technology, Functional MRI, Cell Engineering Research Center (CERC).