BME Graduate Student Receives a Top UC Biotechnology Grant

Resources to support her research in laser microbeam/microscope platform for rapid single cell bioanalytics

Amy Hellman, a biomedical engineering graduate student, received a $100,000, two-year Graduate Research and Education in Adaptive Biotechnology training grant from the UC systemwide Biotechnology Research and Education Program. These grants are among the highest individual awards given for graduate education and training in the nation.


Hellman is researching the development of a laser microbeam/microscope platform for rapid single cell bioanalytics under the direction of Vasan Venugopalan, associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science, and biomedical engineering, together with Nancy Allbritton, professor of physiology and biophysics.

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