• July 13, 2022

    Mason faculty member Quentin Sanders, who holds a joint appointment in the Bioengineering Department and the Mechanical Engineering Department, describes his work, his inspiration, and how he sees his research impacting the future.

  • 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.