The Division of Biomedical Engineering is part of the Department of Materials Science, focusing on basic mechanisms for the development and evaluation of new materials in interaction with biological systems.
The Division is comprised of two research groups:
- BioMaterial Systems (BMS) group led by Prof. Cecilia Persson
- Enabling Microtechnologies for Biomedical and Life science Applications (EMBLA) group led by Prof. Maria Tenje
Mission statement: Our mission is to foster a dynamic teaching and research environment that is internationally recognised for its excellence in connecting basic research with clinical application.
Sarah-Sophia nails her thesis!
2022-09-20Congratulations to Sarah-Sophia Carter for nailing her thesis on 16th September! Join us for her defense titled "Exploring microfluidics as a tool to study cell-biomaterial interactions" on 30th Se...
2022-08-16Welcome to Isabel, who joined the EMBLA group in August 2022 as a part-time Project Coordinator. ...
More congratulations due...well done to Ana Maria for successfully defending her PhD!
2022-08-16Congratulations to Ana Maria for successfully defending her PhD thesis on 10th June 2022. We were pleased to welcome her committee to Uppsala for the event, including Jörg Kütter as opponent (Copenhag...
Division Summer Day
2022-06-23On June 9th the divison spent a day together at Wik's castle! ...
Huge congratulations to Zhenhua for successfully defending his PhD!
2022-06-01Congratulations to Zhenhua for successfully defending his PhD thesis on 30th May 2022. We were pleased to welcome his committee to Uppsala for the event, including Nicole Pamme as opponent (Stockholm ...
Customized Microfluidics awarded funding for another 2 years
2022-05-22Customized Microfluidics, the facility providing microfabrication expertise to research groups at all Swedish universities and national SMEs, has been awarded 2M SEK by the SciLifeLab committee at Upp...
We are recruiting!
2022-05-22There are currently four open positions in the group, please read more via the links below and share with anyone you think might be interested. We are excited to see who the new team members will be! ...
Zhenhua nails his thesis
2022-05-21Congratulations to Zhenhua for nailing his thesis on 6th May! Join us for his defense titled "Droplet Acoustofluidics for Biochemical Applications" on 30th May starting at 13.15 in Polhemsalen, or alt...
Welcome to our new Postdoc, Neeraj
2022-05-21Welcome to Neeraj, who joined the EMBLA group in May 2022. ...
EMBLA represented at the April MedTech Science and Innovation Day
2022-04-28Maria Tenje presented at the MTSI Day on April 26th, which aims to bring together people working in the MedTech field here in Uppsala, inform about various ongoing works, and spark new collaborations ...