Ed Chuong, an assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology at CU Boulder,

Remnants of ancient viruses could be shaping coronavirus response, says new Packard Fellow

Oct. 15, 2020

Why are some people more resilient to viruses than others? The answer has eluded scientists for centuries and, in the age of COVID-19, has come to represent one of the holy grails of biomedical research.

Camille Paige, a researcher at the BioFrontiers Institute, spits into a tube to demonstrate how SickStick works.

Scientists developing COVID-19 test that knows you’re sick before you do

April 15, 2020

Imagine a test that could tell you if you were infected with COVID-19 before you had a single symptom. SickStick may offer that chance.

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Researcher aims to make biology more accessible

April 3, 2020

Newly published book, Biology Everywhere, is the product of CU Boulder biologist and learning scientist Melanie Peffer’s passion for good teaching and science literacy

Sara Campione pipettes samples into a 96-well plate as part of her research on Burmese python liver genetics.

Student probes python livers for clues to cirrhosis

Feb. 26, 2020

CURE Symposium is an undergraduate research conference that promotes scientific and self-discovery, and Sarah Campione’s work on python livers is just one example.

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Railroad man’s 1848 injury helped launch young scientist’s career

Feb. 6, 2020

Jessica Rea, who graduated summa cum laude in neuroscience, is the fall 2019 outstanding graduate of the College of Arts & Sciences.


Distinguished biologist advocates graduate-school reforms

Sept. 12, 2019

Min Han talks about being named a Distinguished Professor, what qualities mark the best scientists, and the benefit of flexible thinking and nimble work.


Five college standouts named employees of the year

April 16, 2019

Five outstanding colleagues have been named employees of the year by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder.


Runner, scholar took time to find the ‘life you ought to live’

Feb. 27, 2019

Mike Sandrock earned degrees in biology and business at CU Boulder, but he’d chosen those fields for the wrong reasons, he says; taking another path helped him find meaning in art and life.

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Beer and cancer research to take center stage

Jan. 25, 2019

CU Boulder NEXT is featuring two innovative members of the arts and sciences community next week


Six CU researchers named Boettcher Investigators

June 14, 2018

Two young faculty scientists at CU Boulder are among seven Colorado researchers who have won $1.41 million in total funding from the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Awards program.