Yuanyuan Xie

Yuanyuan Xie awarded National Cancer Center fellowship to explore the pathological role of transposons

June 12, 2019

Nearly all species’ genomes are littered with millions of genetic sequences called transposons, which are virus-like parasitic elements that can replicate and spread within host genomes. Collectively, transposon-derived sequences constitute about 50 percent of the human genome sequence, and are believed to have - over tens of millions of years...

Karolin and Natalie

Biochemists untangle mysteries of cellular form, function

April 25, 2019

The complex inner workings of cells, from their architecture to their signaling, underlie much of multicellular organic life. How are they built? How do their proteins interact? And most crucially, how can understanding these functions improve our knowledge of biological outcomes such as disease? University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professors...

Kristi Anseth

Kristi Anseth elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 17, 2019

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced today that CU Boulder Professor Kristi Anseth has been elected to its 2019 class. Anseth is among more than 200 individuals selected this year for their exceptional achievements in the arts and sciences, business, philanthropy and the public sector. Founded in 1780,...

Orit Peleg

Orit Peleg Wings HFSP Young Investigator Award

March 28, 2019

Congrats to Orit Peleg on the announcement of her Human Frontier Science Program Young Investigator Award for the dynamics of information flow in a social network of mutually shading plants project! The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) announced today some $35 million to support the top 4% of...

Dan Larremore

Dan Larremore Receives DoD Minerva Research Initiative Award

March 26, 2019

The Department of Defense continued its history of strong support for fundamental research by selecting 12 faculty investigators for awards through the FY2018 Minerva Research Initiative. This initiative supports basic research that focuses on topics of particular relevance to U.S. national security. Through its network of faculty investigators, the Minerva...

Assistant Professors Edward Chuong (left) and Sandeep Sharma. Photo: CU Boulder

2 researchers awarded 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships

Feb. 19, 2019

Assistant Professors Edward Chuong (left) and Sandeep Sharma. Photo: CU Boulder CU Boulder assistant professors Edward Chuong and Sandeep Sharma have been awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for 2019, one of the highest honors for early-career researchers. The fellowships, awarded yearly by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation since 1955, mark...

Tom Cech leads RNA splicing dance As part of biochemistry class

Faculty in Focus: Tom Cech looks back on Nobel Prize in chemistry

Dec. 31, 2018

It’s been 30 years since CU Boulder Distinguished Professor Tom Cech received the 1989 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his findings that RNA in living cells is not only a molecule that encodes information but can also function as a catalyst. His discovery laid the foundation for advances in molecular...

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Anschutz Medical Campus University of Colorado

The ALSAM Foundation funds new Anschutz-Boulder collaborative research

Dec. 18, 2018

The ALSAM Foundation, a generous long-time donor to the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS), has provided $2M of funding for collaborative grants between the SSPPS and the BioFrontiers Institute . This donation supports the Therapeutic Innovation Grants Program that allows the SSPPS on the Anschutz Medical...

Lindsay Diamond

Staff in Focus: Lindsay Diamond an Immunization Champion, says CDC

Dec. 4, 2018

CU Boulder's Lindsay Diamond was named by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a 2018 recipient of the Childhood Immunization Champion Award , jointly given by the CDC Foundation and the CDC. The announcement was made in April of 2018 during National Infant Immunization Week and will be...

Chem Labs NMR Tubes

Eleven researchers earn prestigious 2018 Highly Cited designation

Nov. 28, 2018

Eleven CU Boulder researchers were honored in an annual report released by the firm Clarivate Analytics, which recognizes papers that rank in the top one percent of citations for their field and the year in its Web of Science platform. The CU Boulder researchers span a wide range of disciplines...

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