• March 30, 2023

    George Mason University researchers are taking advantage of DNA molecules’ self-assembly properties to develop vaccines rapidly, publishing their findings in Communications Biology

  • October 20, 2022

    A study led by bioengineering professor Giorgio Ascoli has received $250,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy. The project will make use of a massive open-source repository called Hippocampome maintained by Ascoli’s lab. 

  • December 14, 2022

    Mason researchers Jeffrey Moran in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rémi Veneziano in the Department of Bioengineering, and Monique van Hoek, a microbiologist in the School of Systems Biology, won the NBIB R21 Trailblazer award. The team will research methods to dissolve harmful biofilms.

  • August 31, 2022

    Bioengineering student John Mutersbaugh shares about his experience in BESIP, a competitive internship offered through NIH for undergraduate biomedical engineering students across the U.S. who have completed their junior year of college.

  • April 12, 2022

    Bioengineering undergrad Medhini Sosale wins one of the highest rewards—the Goldwater Scholarship—in the U.S. for undergrad students interested in developing STEM research careers.

  • April 12, 2022

    Students like Sosale encapsulate Mason’s spirit of innovative and engaging undergraduate scholarship. Next year, the Goldwater Scholarship, which provides up to $7,500 as a stipend to its recipients will allow Sosale to continue her research, and help propel her academic career forward.

  • April 7, 2022

    Mason's Bioengineering Department reached and recognized its 10th year anniversary. Nearly 100 guests celebrated and attended the event on April 4, 2022.

  • March 23, 2022

    Two PhD students will compete in Mason's Three Minute Thesis finals.

  • February 23, 2022

    A recent finding from a $1.8 million research grant funded by the National Institutes of Health show that the human eye could potentially see a faster diagnosis with the use of AI.

  • November 15, 2021

    The Katona Scholarship for Excellence in Bioengineering began in 2015, and is awarded to bioengineering seniors at Mason who show excellence across their academic performance, leadership initiatives, and career aspirations that aim to support society at large.