Emily Kibby Portrait

CU Boulder PhD student Emily Kibby has won the prestigious Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award

March 2, 2024

CU Boulder PhD student Emily Kibby has won the prestigious Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award in recognition of her work researching bacterial immune responses. Her work recently was recognized with the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award , given by the Fred Hutch Cancer Center to honor outstanding achievement...

Meg Palacio 2023

Paving the Way in Research for Diverse Perspectives: Meg Palacio

Nov. 15, 2023

Leading as an Inclusive Researcher Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion of historically excluded students in STEM has been a large part of my identity and effort throughout my graduate school journey. As a Chicana, I recognize the barriers imposed upon disadvantaged groups and know that I would not be where...

Clair Huffine

A Creative and Community Minded Researcher - Clair Huffine

Sept. 26, 2023

Clair Huffine is a 2025 PhD candidate in the Cameron Laboratory. She recently won the 2023 Biophysics Supergroup Outstanding Research Presentation Award; is a 2023 P.E.O. SCHOLARS Award applicant; and in 2022 was an NIH/CU Molecular Biophysics trainee and received Honorable Mention for GRFP - the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship...

Emily Kibby - Graduate Student

A Blooming Scientist: Emily Kibby

May 31, 2023

Emily Kibby is a 2025 PhD candidate in Biochemistry in the Aaron Whiteley Research Group. She became an NIH Signaling and Cellular Regulation Trainee in 2020 and in 2021 received a Graduate Teaching Award. A BLOOMING SCIENTIST It was only in high school that I started to appreciate chemistry and...

Calvin Voong - Graduate Student

A Dedicated Science Champion: Calvin Voong

April 17, 2023

Calvin Voong is a 2024 PhD Candidate in Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology in the Goodrich-Kugel Research Group. In 2019 he received a Graduate Teaching Award; in 2021 he received a Department Service Award; and in 2023 was a member of the Graduate Recruiting Team. LOS ANGELES LEADS TO BOULDER...


PhD student, professor win major inclusivity fellowship

Aug. 2, 2021

Briana Aboulache and Karolin Luger win Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam fellowship, which looks to build a more inclusive scientific environment

Graycen Wheeler Portrait

Dealing with Adversity: Graycen Wheeler

June 5, 2020

Graycen Wheeler is a 6 th year graduate student in BCHM's Liu Lab. She was initially attracted to CU Biochem by the strong web presence and diversity of research in the department’s labs. During graduate recruitment, “the interview process wasn’t nearly as anxiety-inducing and I felt natural interacting with grad...

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RNA and Beyond: Otto Kletzien

June 5, 2020

Otto Kletzien likes to stay busy. He’s a Signaling and Cellular Regulation (SCR) fellow, one of approximately 15 in the department, an active participant and former leader of CU Boulder’s RNA Club chapter, for which he ran operations and finance, a contributor to the Synthetic Biology Journal Club, and he’s...

Mo Gordon

Mo Gordon Wins 2020 SRAA Outstanding Poster Award

March 6, 2020

Moshe Gordon, a Biochemistry graduate student in Dr. Joseph Falke's lab has been awarded the SRAA Outstanding Poster Award at the 2020 Biophysical Society Annual Conference in San Diego, California. Moshe presented his poster, titled "Single-Molecule Diffusion Studies of Membrane-bound PDK1-PKC Heterodimers Reveal a Monomee-Dimer Equilibrium with Regulatory Significance," during...