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New Research Suggests Protein Crowding Plays an Important Role in Membrane Fission

PNAS ThumbResearchers from UT Austin’s Department of Biomedical Engineering have discovered a previously unknown mechanism of membrane fission.

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Society for Biomaterials Recognizes UT Students and Alumni for Outstanding Research

SFB logoThe Society for Biomaterials (SFB) has recognized two current students and one alum for outstanding research at their 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition. 

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Stachowiak Receives NIH funding to Study Disordered Proteins in Membrane Traffic

headshot of Jeanne StachowiakHow disease progresses at the cellular level is important for researchers to understand in order to develop improved drug delivery methods and treatments. Professor Jeanne Stachowiak’s lab is interested in what drives membrane traffic, the essential cellular process by which molecular cargo is transported.

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NAE Honors Nicholas Peppas with Founders Award

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has selected Nicholas Peppas as its 2012 Founders Award recipient in recognition of his pioneering work in the areas of polymer chemistry, bioengineering, pharmaceutical sciences and advanced drug delivery.

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Calendar

Evaluation of BME Graduate Student Career and Professional Development


April 27 3:30 pm
BME 3.204

Analyzing, Predicting, and Engineering Antibody Responses


May 4 3:30 pm
BME 3.204

Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium and Competition


May 5 3:30 pm - 5:00pm
BME Lobby and 3.204 Seminar Room

BME Graduation Reception


May 19 4:00 am - 6:00pm
San Jacinto Hall Room 207 (309 E. 21st Street, Austin, TX 78712)

Memorial Day (University Closed)


May 29


2017homepageBiomaterialsDaywebGraphicBiomaterials Day at UT Austin

Biomaterials Day at The University of Texas at Austin, held on Friday, June 2, is a one-day symposium that will enhance networking between academic, industrial, and governmental sectors and increase student exposure to exciting biomaterials research. The event will feature talks from experts in the field of biomaterials and a poster competition for students and postdoctoral fellows. Registration is $50 for SFB and non-SFB members and $25 for students and postdoctoral fellows. Register and learn more.