Cells expressing a nuclear marker (H2B) in cyan, a cell-cycle protein (Cyclin D1) in yellow and a proliferation marker (CDK2 activity sensor) in magenta.

To divide or not to divide? The mother cell may decide

April 15, 2020

Researchers at CU Boulder have found that it’s the mother cell that determines if its daughter cells will divide

FACT protein

Meet DNA’s chaperone

Nov. 26, 2019

Researchers have discovered the structure of the FACT protein—a mysterious protein central to the functioning of DNA

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CU Boulder spinout OnKure Therapeutics enrolls first cancer patient in clinical trial

July 9, 2019

A new drug therapy for cancer treatment, spun out of research performed in a CU Boulder biochemistry lab, may provide better results for patients with solid cancers and hematologic cancers, such as leukemia and lymphoma.

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Biochemist wins top award for study of cellular proliferation

Oct. 2, 2018

Scientists do not fully understand how cells choose between proliferation and quiescence (a state of non-proliferation) but a University of Colorado Boulder biochemist’s novel proposal to study the issue has won the support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).