Department of Biochemical Engineering
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Rana has just submitted her PhD in biochemical engineering/regenerative medicine her at UCL under the supervision of Dr Farlan Veraitch with the title "The effect of nutritional microenvironment of stem cell diffrentiation." We're very pleased to announce that Rana has just taken up the post of Lecturer in Regenerative Medicine and will be working with undergraduates in UCL Biochemical Engineering. Rana's degree was in biochemistry and her MSc was in cancer research.
Published: May 10, 2018 1:29:19 PM
We have recently been joined by Ella Bonnist who takes over the role of Manager of the Future Targeted Healthcare Manufacturing Hub. Ella will be working with the team taking over from Kate Sym who is now the Biochemical Engineering Departmental Manager. When you’re next in the professional services office on the 4th floor please come and introduce yourself to Ella and say hi.
Published: May 9, 2018 10:23:45 AM
Dr Vitor Pinheiro, Professor John Ward (programme tutor for MRes Synthetic Biology) and Professor Helen Hailes have announced that this year's UCL Synthetic Biology Summer Showcase will take place on Wednesday 4 July in the Clore Lecture Theatre. Free tickets will be available soon.
Published: May 8, 2018 1:20:34 PM
The Synthetic Biology team at UCL Biochemical Engineering, led by Professor John Ward, have been joined by designer-in-residence Natsai Chieza. "My collaboration with John started in 2011 when he was in SMB in the Darwin Building. We created a framework for deploying colourfast bacteria dyes on fabric using Streptomyces, significantly minimising water-use and negating the use of harmful chemicals.
Published: Apr 30, 2018 10:34:05 AM
UCL Biochemical Engineering is currently celebrating its twenty year anniversary, and the Crook Society – UCL Biochemical Engineering’s undergraduate committee - has been running just as long. We meet the new team and welcome them all in their new roles, taking over from Allia, Justin, Davina, Cecile and Mathilde (with thanks for all their hard work over the previous 12 months).
Published: Mar 27, 2018 4:56:00 PM
Charnett Chau wins Best PGTA Leadership and Best Overall PGTA Contribution at IEP Teaching Excellence Awards
Earlier this month, the Integrated Engineering Programme (IEP) hosted its annual PGTA Teaching Excellence Awards at the CATE Celebration Evening. These annual awards are designed to recognise the contribution PGTAs make to teaching, and the student learning experience, on IEP modules. The categories are Best Team Contribution, Best Assessment & Feedback, Best Leadership, Best Student Engagement, and Best Overall PGTA Contribution. Biochemical and Chemical Engineering research student Charnett Chau was not only nominated in all four categories, but was also nominated twice in the Best Team Contribution category - an amazing reflection of her hard work, and impact on her colleagues and IEP students
Published: Mar 15, 2018 1:30:24 PM