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Biochemistry and cinema studies now have department status

June 22, 2018

At its regular meeting on Thursday at the CU Boulder campus, the University of Colorado Board of Regents voted to approve a new online Bachelor of Arts degree in interdisciplinary studies and two new departments for the Boulder campus.

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Nobel Laureate, MD-to-be shed light on epigenetic roots of cancer

June 13, 2018

Forty years after researchers first discovered it in fruit flies, a once-obscure cluster of proteins called PRC2 has become a key target for new cancer-fighting drugs, due to its tendency—when mutated—to bind to and silence tumor suppressing genes.

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National Academy of Sciences inducts two CU Boulder professors

May 8, 2018

CU Boulder professors Natalie Ahn and Karolin Luger have been inducted into the National Academy of Sciences, an honor that recognizes "distinguished and continuing achievements in original research."

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Professors honored for work in cell signals, ultrafast lasers

April 20, 2018

Two CU Boulder professors are among the latest group of scientists, politicians, artists and more elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science. The academy, which was founded in 1780, has claimed such luminaries as Albert Einstein and Margaret Mead as members.

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2 CU Boulder faculty named 2017 National Academy of Inventors fellows

Dec. 19, 2017

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named two CU Boulder faculty members to its class of fellows for 2017.

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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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Physics at CU Boulder recognized for excellence

Oct. 24, 2017

The American Physical Society has recognized CU Boulder scientists and PhET Interactive Simulations as being among the 'most accomplished, promising and respected scientists and leaders'

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Microbe may explain evolutionary origins of DNA folding

Aug. 10, 2017

A new study uncovers surprising similarities in the ways that multicellular organisms fold their DNA.

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Underrepresented students excel through SMART

Aug. 9, 2017

CU Boulder program helps underserved and underrepresented students in the STEM fields gain valuable research experience for graduate school.

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Research could zap heavy metals out of drug production

July 18, 2017

The process by which pharmaceutical drugs are created might soon be changing due to the research by one University of Colorado Boulder professor.

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