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George Lu and Robert Raphael

Lu, Raphael Receive Hearing Health Foundation Grant to study Ménière’s disease Friday, Oct. 1, 2021

Rice bioengineers George Lu and Robert Raphael look to study the causes and potential treatment of Ménière’s disease.


Jerzy Szablowski

Szablowski receives Michael J. Fox grant for Parkinson’s Research Friday, Sep. 24, 2021

Rice bioengineer, Jerzy Szablowski, looks to develop non-invasive biomarkers for diagnosing and monitoring the progression of Parkinson’s disease.


Caleb Bashor

Bashor awarded NIH grant to engineer artificial protein signaling networks within cells Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021

$1.5 million grant extends novel technology platform developed by Rice bioengineer's lab.


Headshots of Gang Bao and Caleb Bashor

Bao, Bashor receive Kleberg Foundation grant for in-vivo genome editing Wednesday, Jun. 30, 2021

'If successful, our platform could be a game changer for the genome-editing field and lead to the treatment of many genetic disorders that are otherwise incurable.'


Eric Molina and Emma Watson

Eric Molina, Emma Watson receive Outstanding Physician Scientist Awards Thursday, May. 27, 2021

Honor is most prestigious given to students in the dual M.D./Ph.D. program at Baylor College of Medicine.


Jerzy Szablowski

Szablowski receives Mathers grant to research neurological, psychiatric treatment Wednesday, May. 12, 2021

Rice Neuroengineering Initiative faculty member proposes development of 'a single technology that can be easily adapted to treat multiple disorders.'


Headshots of Welch Foundation recipients

Rice engineers receive Welch Foundation research grant Friday, Apr. 23, 2021

George Lu’s proposal involves the assembly of gas-filled protein nanostructures.


Bilal Gosn

Ghosn receives two university awards for teaching accomplishments Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021

Rice honors lecturer with the George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching and the Award for Excellence in Teaching in the School of Engineering.


George Lu in lab

George Lu receives Mathers Foundation grant Friday, Apr. 9, 2021

Rice bioengineer looks to develop the use of acoustic reporter proteins and ultrasound to view specific cells within the body. 


us news and world report ranking

Rice biomedical engineering ranks 10th in US News best graduate programs Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021

Up two spots from previous year.