Amy Herr is one of three recipients of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce’s Visionary of the Year award for 2017. The honor is bestowed annually to local innovators tackling real-world challenges with “imagination and persistence.” Herr is a professor of bioengineering at UC Berkeley and a Berkeley Lab Biosciences Area faculty engineer with a primary appointment in Biological Systems and Engineering (BSE) and a secondary appointment in Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging (MBIB). Her research focus is on inventing tools to analyze the levels of various proteins within single cells, which has applications for the treatment of diseases such as cancer. Read more from UC Berkeley News.
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