News & Highlights

UD BME shows strong presence at BMES meeting

At the annual BMES conference in San Antonio, Texas in October 2014, UD’s BME program showed a strong presence. Our BME-affiliated faculty served as session chairs for 4 sessions. Moreover, 13 faculty and 3 graduate students presented 9 talks and 5 posters during the...

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Effect of zero gravity on microscopic worm genes

Chandran Sabanayagam is studying the effect of zero gravity on the genes of the common ground worm, C. Elegans, work that could produce new insights into the effect of long periods in space on humans.  Read more. And can also read in VOA...

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BME undergrads present at Spin In Showcase

At DBI’s Spin in Showcase, BME undergrad Gabriel Szczepanek (on right) presented with his team their innovation mTrigger. This device plugs into an iPhone’s headphone port and then attaches to sensor pads on a patient’s skin. As the patient goes through...

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Summer research opportunity

The Delaware Rehabilitation Institute (DRI) at the University of Delaware is seeking four highly qualified undergraduate students for 10-week paid internships in summer 2015 in the areas of biomechanics and movement sciences.  Read...

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BME grad students receive IGERT fellowships

BME grad students Omar Banda and Andrea Lee have been selected as 2015 IGERT fellows. Banda is doing his PhD in John Slater’s lab studying biofunctional materials and cellular engineering. Lee is doing her PhD in Dawn Elliott’s lab investigating the...

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Mining for biomedical information

Hagit Shatkay and Chandra Kambhamettu in computer and information sciences have received a grant from the National Library of Medicine to apply to biomedical research the principle of “computational glancing.”   Read...

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