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Portrait of Melody Tan

Student Spotlight: Melody Tan translates scientific research to shape science policy Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2019

Public policy and lab research intersect for Rice bioengineering Ph.D. student Melody Tan.

2019 Biomaterials Day

Researchers and students connect at 2019 Biomaterials Day Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2019

The symposium welcomed 200+ attendees to celebrate innovative research in the field.

Travel Awards allow graduate students to present their research at conferences across the globe.

Two BIOE grad students win Rice IBB Travel Awards Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019

Travel Awards allow graduate students to present their research at conferences across the globe.

Portrait of Kevin McHugh

McHugh joins Rice BIOE Monday, May. 20, 2019

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas helps bring McHugh to the Rice University Department of Bioengineering.

From left: Oleg Igoshin, Tomasz Tkaczyk, David Zhang

Three bioengineering faculty earn promotions Friday, May. 10, 2019

Bioengineering faculty members earn three of seven promotions within the Brown School of Engineering.

Rice BIOE senior Kiara Reyes Gamas '19 at the Bay Area Design Showcase.

Rice BIOE forges industry connections at Bay Area showcase Wednesday, May. 1, 2019

Nine bioengineering seniors, including four graduate students from the Global Medical Innovation (GMI) program traveled to Palo Alto, Calif., on April 14 for the fourth annual Bay Area Medical Innovations Showcase.

Portrait of Maria Oden

Oden elected AIMBE Fellow Monday, Mar. 25, 2019

Rice University bioengineer Maria Oden has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.

Portrait of Antonios Mikos

Mikos awarded the Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019

Rice bioengineer Antonios G. Mikos has been awarded the 2019 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal.

Rice Magazine / WDK Meyer

We don’t know: How heart valve disease starts Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019

Jane Grande-Allen is unraveling the mysteries of heart valve disease.

Video still of Maryam Elizondo '19

Student Spotlight: Maryam Elizondo does it all at Rice Monday, Mar. 4, 2019

After discovering a love for research, the McAllen native has decided to pursue a career as a physician scientist.