News & Events
  • Pat Stayton accepts appointment extention as MolES Director

    Colleagues, I’m pleased to announce that Pat Stayton, Director of the Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute (MoIES) and Distinguished Career Professor of Bioengineering, has accepted our offer to extend his appointment as MolES Director for an additional five years.  MolES has grown significantly under Pat’s leadership and has had a great impact on the college… Read More…

  • UW-NIMS agreement launches new biomaterials collaboration

    December 4, 2015 – The Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institutes celebrates signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS) and the University of Washington (UW) The MolES Institute welcomed MANA Researcher Dr. Mitsuhiro Ebara, a former UW postdoctoral fellow in Bioengineering, for a signing celebration on December 4, followed… Read More…

  • SustainableUW Festival Features MolES Labs, Building

    The Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute (MolES) and Clean Energy Institute (CEI) have been selected as the Husky Highlight for the  2015 SustainableUW Festival. Researchers at MolES explore how custom engineered molecules can lead to breakthroughs in solar energy, health & medicine and drug delivery.  Members of MolES and CEI labs will talk about their… Read More…

  • MolES Research: Light-based chemistry to manipulate stem cells

    Professor Cole DeForest is researching new ways to coerce stem cells into transforming into other cell types. Ultimately, his research could make huge impacts in medicine by engineering organs and tissues to combat heart disease.  DeForest is an assistant professor of chemical engineering and a member of the Molecular Engineering & Sciences institute faculty. Read more at… Read More…

  • UW Nanofab, molecular analysis labs win $4.5 million NSF grant

    The University of Washington and Oregon State University have won a $4.5 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to advance nanoscale science, engineering and technology research in the Pacific Northwest and support a new network of user sites across the country. The regional partnership was selected as one of 16 sites for a… Read More…