Review Branch Summary

The Bioengineering, Biodata, and Biomodeling Technologies Review Branch is being led by Dr. Vinod Charles. The Review Branch reviews grant applications that focus on fundamental aspects of bioengineering and technology development in the following areas: gene and drug delivery systems, nanotechnology, high-throughput screening, modeling of biological systems, bioinformatics and computer science, statistics and data management, instrumentation, chips and microarrays, point-of-care devices, biosensors, biomaterials, and bioactive surfaces. Biological context is important in bioengineering, and a central premise in organization of this Review Branch is the need for effective review of bioengineering and technology development in early stages before specific practical uses are proven.