Aaron Whiteley

ASM Award for Early Career Basic Research: Aaron Whiteley, Ph.D., University of Colorado -Boulder.

Sept. 29, 2023

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) announced the recipients of its 2024 Awards and Prize Program. The awards recognize leading scientists and researchers in the field for their professional accomplishments and contributions to research, education, clinical laboratories, service and scientific diversity. Aaron Whiteley was awarded an ASM Award for Early...

CU Boulder distinguished professor Karolin Luger received the 2023 World Laureates Association Prize in Life Science or Medicine Thursday.

CU Boulder distinguished professor Karolin Luger is awarded the 2023 World Laureates Association Prize in Life Sciences or Medicine

Sept. 14, 2023

University of Colorado Boulder researcher Karolin Luger , a distinguished professor of biochemistry and Jennie Smoly Caruthers Endowed Chair of Biochemistry, has been awarded the 2023 World Laureates Association Prize in Life Science or Medicine. The award, announced Thursday morning in Shanghai, China, recognizes Luger’s deep body of research “elucidating...

Jeffrey Cameron - Prometheus Co-Founder and Advisor

Forbes Recognizes Prometheus Materials as an Innovative and Quick Growth Company

Sept. 14, 2023

How To Build A Climate-Friendly Skyscraper: Start Small. Petri-Dish Small. Prometheus Materials has a solution for replacing one of the biggest contributors of greenhouse gasses, financial backing from Microsoft and an aggressive plan to scale up quickly. Petri Dish Days Four University of Colorado Boulder academics, Jeff Cameron, Sherri Cook,...

Alex Whiteley Lab

Alexandra Whiteley Lab Featured in The Scientist for Work on Ancient Viral Protein's Key Role in ALS

Aug. 15, 2023

An Ancient Viral Protein May Play a Key Role in ALS Researchers find that UBQLN2 gene dysfunction causes a virus-like protein to accumulate in cells, which changes gene expression and may contribute to disease progression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Read more here in The Scientist .

Amy Palmer

The right zinc levels are key to human health, researchers find

July 24, 2023

Using innovative fluorescent sensors and computational modeling, CU Boulder biochemistry researcher Amy Palmer tracked naturally cycling cells to better understand an essential micronutrient. Read more ...

Dr. Marvin Caruthers

Inaugural Merkin Prize in Biomedical Technology awarded to Dr. Marvin Caruthers

June 28, 2023

Dr. Marvin H. Caruthers of the University of Colorado, Boulder, has won the inaugural Richard N. Merkin Prize in Biomedical Technology ( https://merkinprize.org/ ) for developing an efficient, automated technology for synthesizing DNA. The chemical reactions that he discovered in the early 1980s to accurately and quickly assemble nucleotides into...

Aaron Whiteley 2023

CU Boulder Biochemistry Professor Aaron Whiteley named a Pew Scholar

June 13, 2023

The biochemistry assistant professor is investigating how inflammatory proteins called NLRs establish the first line of defense against viral infection in bacteria and humans Aaron Whiteley, an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been selected to join the Pew Scholars Program in...

Halil Aydin

Halil Aydin One of Three CU Professors to Win Prestigious Boettcher Investigator Award

June 12, 2023

The awards are part of $1.88 million in 2023 biomedical research grant funding for Colorado researchers Halil Aydin is one of three University of Colorado Boulder assistant professors who have been named 2023 Boettcher Investigators, each earning $235,000 in grant funding to support up to three years of biomedical research...

Alex Whiteley 2023

Alex Whiteley identifies remnants of ancient virus that may fuel ALS in people

June 6, 2023

CU Boulder researchers have identified a surprising new player in the disease—an ancient, virus-like protein best known, paradoxically, for its essential role in enabling placental development. The findings were recently published in the journal eLife .

Jeffrey Cameron

CU Boulder StartUp, Prometheus Materials, Spurred by Research from the Cameron Lab and Others

May 18, 2023

University of Colorado soars into top five for launching startups CU Boulder’s startups launched in 2021 included Prometheus Materials, a company spun out of the labs of Wil Srubar, Mija Hubler and Sherri Cook in Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and Jeff...