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Video: CU Boulder experts give scientific update on COVID-19 pandemic

Sept. 17, 2021

CU Boulder experts provide an update on the status of the delta variant in the United States, takeaways from the latest data on vaccines and breakthrough COVID-19 cases, and how the campus is approaching its sustainable response to the pandemic.

Printed Human Genome

Students may now pursue a minor in computational biology

June 15, 2021

CU Boulder’s new minor combines disciplines like biology, computer science and mathematics

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New COVID-19 test returns results in 45 minutes, without nasal swab

July 28, 2020

CU Boulder researchers have developed a rapid, portable, saliva-based COVID-19 test able to return results in 45 minutes.

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Arthritis, autoimmune disease discovery could lead to new treatments

Nov. 20, 2017

CU Boulder researchers have discovered a potent, drug-like compound that could someday revolutionize treatment of autoimmune diseases by inhibiting a protein instrumental in prompting the body to start attacking its own tissue.

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Two distinguished profs recognized as top inventors

Feb. 20, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professors Leslie Leinwand and Chris Bowman have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

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$1.1 million grant funds CU Boulder research into next-generation vaccines

Nov. 7, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with just one shot.

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Scientist develops new way to look at a cellular shapeshifter

Oct. 27, 2016

Loren Hough has won a New Investigator Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institutes of Health to further vital research in the field of biophysics, specifically the behavior of tubulin, a protein involved in many life processes.

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Yeast gene rapidly evolves to attack viruses, researchers find

Oct. 6, 2016

Humans have used Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast in baking, brewing and winemaking for millennia. New research from the University of Idaho and CU Boulder reveals another way that yeast species can help our species: by demonstrating how viruses interact with their hosts, and how hosts may evolve to fight back.

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Innovator Award winner brings to light the electrical changes in cells

Oct. 4, 2016

Joel Kralj, assistant professor in molecular, cellular and developmental biology and a University of Colorado BioFrontiers Institute faculty member, became interested in measuring cellular voltage as a postdoctoral researcher.