Kathy Ramirez-Aguilar holding I2SL Award

Campus Sustainabilty Award

Dec. 27, 2016

Kathryn Ramirez-Aguilar is a CU Boulder alumnus who obtained her doctorate in Analytical Chemistry in 1999, followed by sever years of post-doctoratal work in Biochemistry here at CU Boulder. Kathy was presented with the Go Beyond Award for individual achievment at the 2016 International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) annual... Read more »
Yin receives award

Yin Received the ACS David W. Robertson Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry

Sept. 8, 2016

At the 252 nd American Chemical Society National Meeting in Philadelphia, Professor Hang Hubert Yin received the 2016 ACS David W. Robertson Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry, presented by the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry. The award is to recognize seminal contributions by young scientists to medicinal chemistry. Yin’s... Read more »

Ryan Pearson was awarded the 2015 Ciba Travel Award in Green Chemistry

Aug. 15, 2016

4 students received the 2015 Ciba Travel Award in Green Chemistry. The award, administered by the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI), will allow them to participate in ACS conferences and meetings that promote sustainable chemical processes.Read more »
Blaine McCarthy won 1st prize at the National Graduate Research Polymer Conference

Blaine McCarthy won 1st prize at the National Graduate Research Polymer Conference

Aug. 15, 2016

Blaine McCarthy won 1st prize at the National Graduate Research Conference for her oral presentation on Novel Synthetic Strategies.Read more »
Spencer Lab

Spencer Lab Awarded for Research

Aug. 5, 2016

Sabrina Spencer was awarded a $750,000 Beckman Young Investigator (BYI) grant for her research proposal entitled "Singe-cell approaches for a priori identification of drug-resistant cancer cells". The Beckman Young Investigator Program provides research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in... Read more »
Green Labs Awards

Bierbaum Lab receives Green Labs award

Aug. 5, 2016

Awards Given | Environmental Center | University of Colorado Boulder ­ Category: Laboratory Achievement Since January 2010, the Bierbaum Lab has been turning off 5 diffusion pumps at night and on the weekend for large electricity and water savings. In general, lab diffusion pumps are left on 24/7 and cannot... Read more »
Gordana Dukovic

Study involving CU-Boulder shows fertilizer can be made from sunlight

Aug. 5, 2016

A group of scientists led by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden and involving the University of Colorado Boulder has developed a new, eco-friendly method to produce ammonia, the main ingredient of fertilizer, using light.Read more »

Eaves and Dukovic Article Published Nature Chemistry

Aug. 5, 2016

Abstract: Observation of trapped-hole diffusion on the surfaces of CdS nanorods : Nature Chemistry : Nature Research In CdS nanocrystals, photoexcited holes rapidly become trapped at the particle surface. The dynamics of these trapped holes have profound consequences for the photophysics and photochemistry of these materials. Using a combination of... Read more »
Taynton and Zhang

CU-Boulder researchers recycle carbon-fiber composites into new, equally strong material

April 11, 2016

Carbon-fiber composites – stronger than steel and lighter than aluminum – can easily and cost-effectively be recycled into new material just as robust as the originals, a team of researchers led by the University of Colorado Boulder has found.Read more »
Degree Requirements

New Biochemistry B.A. Requirements!

May 15, 2015

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has revitalized and modernized its biochemistry curriculum.Read more »