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    A Bio-Innovation Center

    The James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building marks the beginning of a new era of interdisciplinary translational research between medicine, engineering, pharmacy, business, law, and digital media. Bioengineering Department At a Glance

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    Cells Shed Light on Epilepsy

    Bioengineering Professor John White measures brain activity using optical and electrical imaging methods to study cells in living tissue in his search for the root causes of epilepsy. Prof. White's Research

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    Biomechanics in the Brain

    Mechanical Engineering Professor Ken Monson is exploring the biomechanics of traumatic brain injuries to describe the mechanisms of and thresholds for vascular damage. Meet Prof. Monson's Group

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    Bioengineering Professor Robert Hitchcock seeks to design medical devices that address unmet clinical needs and to bring these devices to market in the short-term. Meet Prof. Hitchcock's Group

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    Ultrasonic Bioinstrumentation

    Graduate students in Distinguished Professor Doug Christensen's lab design and test new ultrasonic bioinstrumentation. Visit Prof. Christensen's U Profile

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    Implantable Medical Devices

    USTAR Professor Gianluca Lazzi's students design implantable biomedical devices. Lazzi helped design the first FDA-approved bionic eye. See Prof. Lazzi's U Profile


Bilayered Cardiac Tissue in a Chip for Antiarrhythmic Studies
 - Ph.D. Research Proposal by Abhijit Mondal, Thursday April 17, 9:00 am, Rm. 152 CVRTI/Tonya Baxter Memorial Conference Room  Read More...
Combination Medical Devices for Implant-related Infections
 - Presented by Elliott A. Gruskin, PhD, Friday April 18, 11:45 am, 2650 SMBB Auditorium  Read More...
Novel platelet function assay for the screening of antiplatelet therapeutics
 - Ph.D. Research Proposal by Colin Eichinger, Tuesday April 22, 4:00 pm, HSEB 2680  Read More...
Mapping The Functional Architecture Of The Brain
 - Presented by Dr. Julie Korenberg, Wednesday April 23, 11:50 am, 2230 WEB  Read More...
Undergraduate Research Symposium
 - The annual Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held in the Warnock Engineering Building on Friday April 18th , 2014 from 6 to 10 p.m. Seniors will give short research presentations in sessions, which will be followed by poster presentations in the Catmull Gallery.
Congratulations to Ms. Azadeh Poursaid, MD/PhD Bioengineering student, recipient of the National Research Service Award!
 - Azadeh's F30 award will support her research during in the Hamid Ghandehari lab for the next three years.  Read More...
BME Undergraduates Hold 3rd Annual Leadership Retreat
 - On Saturday, September 14th, for the third year, the BME Undergraduate Student Advisory Committee held a leadership retreat in the Warnock Engineering Building. This unique event provided opportunities for bioengineering undergraduates to reflect on leadership issues such as the importance of diversity, strategic vision, core values, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, and lifelong learning.   Read More...
Once Again, Thank you Johns Hopkins University: Dr. Tara Deans Joins The Dept. Of Bioengineering
 - Tara Deans, PhD, joins the department this fall. Dr. Deans was a postdoctoral fellow in the department of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, where she focused on interfacing synthetic biology with biomaterials for spatially and temporally controlling gene expression in vitro and in vivo.  Read More...
9th Annual Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference
 - This year marked the 9th annual Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference where faculty, undergraduate and graduate students came together to present their research - and enrich the collaborative spirit of biomedical engineering within the department and across the Health Sciences Campus. About 250 attended the event and there were over 100 student presentations.  Read More...