Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand ranked in 5280 Fifty

Jan. 7, 2010

We rank the Mile High City's most influential powerbrokers in our primer on who's running Denver. 39. Tom Cech/Leslie Leinwand Directors, Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biology Behind Leinwand and Cech, the latter of whom won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1989, this interdisciplinary research center at CU-Boulder is developing... Read more »
Hubert Yin

CIMB Researcher receives $750,000 Cancer Research Grant

Dec. 9, 2009

A University of Colorado cancer researcher secured a $750,000, highly competitive Stand up to Cancer Innovative Research Grants. Hang "Hubert" Yin, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at CU-Boulder, will receive the grant over a three-year period for his "high-risk, high-reward" research project. It's high-risk because it challenges the way... Read more »
Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand (courtesy Casey A. Cass Photographer University Communications University of Colorado at Boulder)

Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards from Colorado Bioscience Association

Dec. 2, 2009

Denver, Colo., November 5, 2009 -- The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) has released the winners of its 2009 Awards Program. The announcement is made by John Collar, CBSA President and CEO, who says the CBSA awards program showcases and honors those individuals and companies making a significant difference to Colorado’s... Read more »

Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology to Support BIC Commercialization

Nov. 30, 2009

Boulder Innovation Center Bioscience Program Gets Boost From CU BOULDER, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2009) – The Boulder Innovation Center (BIC), as part its mission to commercialize scientific inventions developed at the University of Colorado, has received financial support from CU-Boulder’s CIMB (Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology) to expand its Bioscience... Read more »
Kristy Anseth

Associate Director of CIMB and CU-Boulder Engineering Professor Elected to Institute of Medicine

Oct. 13, 2009

Kristi Anseth, a University of Colorado at Boulder distinguished professor and the Tisone Professor in chemical and biological engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Anseth, who also is an associate professor... Read more »
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

CU Foundation Groundbreaking of biotech building accelerates fundraising efforts

Sept. 26, 2009

Work has officially begun on a new state-of-the-art research and teaching facility that will greatly enhance science and engineering education and discovery at the University of Colorado. More on this Story from CU NewsRead more »
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

New CU-Boulder Biotechnology Facility to Tackle Challenges Ranging From Cancer and Heart Disease to Tissue Engineering

Sept. 16, 2009

A revolutionary biotechnology and biomedical research and teaching facility being built at the University of Colorado at Boulder will tackle a wide variety of pressing human health challenges ranging from cancer, aging and cardiovascular disease to inherited diseases, vaccine development and tissue engineering. The new facility, the Jennie Smoly Caruthers... Read more »
The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, artist’s rendering of the view along Colorado Avenue from the east.

CU to Celebrate Groundbreaking of World-Class Biotechnology Facility

Sept. 9, 2009

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, University of Colorado President Bruce Benson, Nobel Laureate and CU Distinguished Professor Tom Cech, CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano and members from the entire CU-Boulder community will gather Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 4:15 p.m. on the CU-Boulder East Campus to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Jennie Smoly... Read more »
Jack and Jeannie Thompson

Jack and Jeannie Thompson Donate $2 Million to CU Bioscience Initiative

Sept. 7, 2009

The University of Colorado Foundation today announced a $2 million pledge by Jack (Hist '64, MA '70) and Jeannie Thompson (Zool '64) of Boulder to fund the new Vaccine Development Laboratory in CU-Boulder's Systems Biotechnology Building, slated for groundbreaking in 2009. The gift will bolster the capacity of the Colorado... Read more »
Hubert Yin, image courtesy University of Colorado

Two CU-Boulder Faculty Selected for $40 Million Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Program

Aug. 24, 2009

Two University of Colorado at Boulder faculty members are among 33 researchers selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute of Chevy Chase, Md., to participate in a $40 million pilot program to pursue large, collaborative and potentially transformative biomedical research. The Collaborative Innovation Awards to the eight teams of researchers... Read more »

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