Bioengineering Initiative

  • The New Frontier

    PBI researchers are developing the tools and technologies that will enable scientists to interface with living matter at every scale.
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  • Life's Organizing Principles

    Our core approach combines fundamental inquiry with novel technologies in a powerful positive-feedback cycle at the interface of biological structure and information.
    digital model of a lung's bronchials
  • A Culture of Innovation

    Where we tear down, rebuild and hybridize concepts. Where a diversity of identities promotes a diversity of thought, and the crosstalk spurs the action.
    fruit fly in development


Celeste Nelson wins NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

Bioengineer Celeste Nelson, who explores the architecture of animal tissues and organs, has won a Director's Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recognizing her major contributions to the field of tissue engineering.

Brangwynne wins the Breakthrough Prize for revolutionary view of living cells

Princeton bioengineer Clifford Brangwynne has won the 2023 Breakthrough Prize for Life Sciences, recognizing his contributions to the study of living cells. Brangwynne’s research has changed how scientists understand cellular organization by linking biology with materials science and engineering, leading to foundational insights about cell functions and suggesting new ways to treat diseases such as cancer, ALS and Alzheimer’s.

researchers gather to look at machine in a lab



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