SBE Update: The Merging of Bio and Nano


Earlier this year, the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) organized its Sixth International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (ICBN), which focused on bio-nanoscience and bioengineering for translational medicine. The conference brought together bioengineers and nanotechnology scientists in a collaborative environment at the Univ. of California, Berkeley. The program covered a wide range of topics, including semiconductor fabrication techniques for designing medicines, microengineered hydrogels for tissue regeneration, and nanoparticles for imaging and drug delivery.


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June Wispelwey

June Wispelwey, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is a chemical engineer and business leader with vast work experience in the chemical and bio-pharmaceutical fields. Prior to becoming AIChE executive director, June served as executive director of the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), a technical community within AIChE, overseeing its successful launch and growth. Under her leadership, SBE developed a successful consortium to advance genomic research on the Chinese hamster ovary cell lines which are important to...Read more

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