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.
SciLifeLab UU local unit: Customized Microfluidics
Additive Manufacturing Lab at the Ångström Laboratory
2023-05-09Linglu has joined the EMBLA group as a PhD student, and will focus on design 3D-bioprinted biomaterial systems to understand the cell/tissue behavior in response to biomechanical and biochemical cues,...
Congratulations to Abdul for successfully defending his PhD
2023-04-26Congratulations to Abdul for successfully defending his PhD thesis on 25th April 2023. ...
We are recruiting!
2023-04-07There are currently three 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!...
Funding awarded to explore collaborations between Customized Microfluidics and Countagen
2023-03-13We are pleased to announce that Customized Microfluidics has been awarded Verification for Collaboration (VFS in Swedish) funding from Uppsala University to explore new collaborative projects with Cou...
Welcome Lilli and Femke
2023-02-28Welcome to Lilli and Femke, who joined the EMBLA group in January 2023 for their Master projects. ...
EMBLA at BPS 2023 meeting!
2023-02-27As part of the research exchange at UCSB, Maria and Astrid joined the Pruitt lab to the annual meeting of the Biophysical Society in San Diego, CA. Not the usual conference for EMBLA to attend but an ...
EMBLA Team Building Day...and a Curling Competition!
2023-01-26Yesterday, the EMBLA LAB came together for a unique team building activity - curling! It was a fun and exciting way to bond as a group. Currently we are working from 4 different countries, majo...
2023-01-25Welcome to Pradipta, who joined the EMBLA research group in January 2023. He will be focusing on the theoretical study of acoustic traps and the associated heating effect. ...
Hello and Happy 2023 from California!!
2023-01-17During the academic year '22-'23 Prof. Maria Tenje is a Visiting Professor at UC Santa Barbara at the BioE programme with Prof. Beth Pruitt. ...
EMBLA group awarded Formas funding
2022-12-20We are pleased to announce that the EMBLA Group has been awarded a research project funded by the Formas, a Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development. ...
Last modified: 2023-06-02