William Wood

William B. Wood, pioneering scientist, passes away at 86

May 13, 2024

A distinguished professor emeritus of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, Wood helped transform CU Boulder into a nationally ranked hub of biomedical science, improved science education and appeared on the debut album of folk legend Joan Baez.

Min Han and Arthur Nozik

College of Arts and Sciences professors named 2024 American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

April 24, 2024

Min Han and Arthur Nozik join a distinguished cohort that includes George Clooney and Jhumpa Lahiri.

Tin Tin Su and firecracker bush plant

CU Cancer Center leaders aim to use novel molecule to fight cancer

Feb. 29, 2024

Tin Tin Su of CU Boulder and Antonio Jimeno of the CU School of Medicine say acceleration-initiative funds will help speed a promising, developed-in-Colorado cancer therapy to patients,

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Small but not simple, bacteria compute without thinking

Sept. 1, 2023

New CU Boulder research shows that bacteria harness physical laws to operate at the edge of chaos and use calcium to independently diversify and find a place to settle down.

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Genetic ‘freeloaders’ may play key role in immune system

Aug. 29, 2023

CU Boulder researcher Edward Chuong recently received an international award for his lab’s work studying transposons in the human genome.

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Pioneering biologist elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 12, 2023

Gia Voeltz, CU Boulder professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, changed the way we visualize cells.

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Professors recognized for cutting-edge inventions

Feb. 14, 2023

National Academy of Inventors honors CU Boulder’s Corrella Detweiler and Wei Zhang as senior members.

Shloka Dhar posing next to her thesis project made of metal and fabric.

Artist vivifies the pain, diaspora and tragedy of Kashmir

Dec. 21, 2022

Shloka Dhar, who majored in art practices and molecular, cellular and developmental biology, is the College of Arts and Sciences’ outstanding graduate for fall 2022.

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Big grant supports students transferring from two-year colleges

Dec. 15, 2022

CU Boulder, Front Range Community College among 104 recipients of Howard Hughes Medical Institute funding to boost inclusion in STEM fields.

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L. Andrew Staehelin, CU Boulder molecular biologist, dies at 83

Oct. 5, 2022

Professor emeritus remembered for his ability to present important material expertly and for his humor, intelligence and interest in people