Amy Herr

professor of bioengineering

Amy E. Herr, Ph.D. is a UC Berkeley professor of bioengineering and a Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub Investigator. Prior to joining UC Berkeley in 2007, she was a staff member at Sandia National Labs. She was an NSF Graduate Research Fellow, and earned her PhD from Stanford University and a BS in Engineering & Applied Science from Caltech. Her research program focuses on design of new bioanalytical tools, including in the diagnostics and single-cell analysis fields. She has been recognized as a NIH New Innovator, NSF CAREER Awardee, Sloan Research Fellow (Chemistry), a DARPA Young Faculty Awardee, and serves on advisory councils to NIH’s National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and DARPA’s Biological Technology Office.