Seed grant applicants presented posters at the 2013 Butcher Symposium in November.

2014 Butcher Seed Grant Winners Announced

March 12, 2014

Butcher Seed Grant Winners Seven recipients of the 2014 Butcher Seed Grant Awards were recently notified of their winning proposals in interdisciplinary bioscience. These grants bring critical funding to many of Colorado’s top academic researchers wanting to expand their scientific discoveries and build new collaborations that span disciplines and academic...

BioFrontiers' Will Old is leading the SPARTA team.

CU-Boulder lab awarded $14.6 million DARPA contract

Feb. 3, 2014

The University of Colorado was recently awarded a cooperative agreement worth up to $14.6 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a new technological system to rapidly determine how drugs and biological or chemical agents affect human cells. The project, called the Subcellular Pan-Omics for the...

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CU Boulder to go to iGEM

Oct. 17, 2013

CU-Boulder Student Team Wows Judges at Premiere Biology Competition When this year’s iGEM team at the University of Colorado Boulder began meeting early this year, they wanted to take what they knew about biology, and use it to build something entirely new. iGEM, or International Genetically Engineered Machine , is...

A cardiomyocyte imaged by the BioFrontiers Advanced Imaging Facility.

BioFrontiers Scientist Tackles a Childhood Disease of the Heart

Feb. 27, 2013

BioFrontiers scientist tackles a childhood disease of the heart BioFrontiers Chief Scientific Officer Leslie Leinwand, has been studying the motor protein, myosin, for 25 years. This important protein is responsible for making muscles contract, including one vital muscle: your heart. Myosin drives heart muscle contraction, and when this protein is...

The JSCBB is home to the BioFrontiers Institute. Image by Devan Gomez

JSCBB earns LEED platinum rating

Oct. 24, 2012

JSCBB earns LEED platinum rating The University of Colorado Boulder’s Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology building has received a LEED platinum rating -- the highest possible evaluation -- from the United States Green Building Council. The 336,800-square-foot research and teaching facility opened in April on the university’s east campus. More than...

Hubert Yin is one of three BioFrontiers scientists who received state grants to enable commercialization.

BioFrontiers Faculty Receive BDEG Grants

June 7, 2012

BioFrontiers faculty receive commercialization grants from the State of Colorado Ten CU research projects were recently selected to receive grants through Colorado’s Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program (BDEG-Co). The State of Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade began the BDEG program in 2007, providing proof-of-concept grants to move...

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CU Team Wins VCIC

May 11, 2012

CU Team Wins Venture Capital Competition A student team from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business recently won the 15 th International Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) at the University of North Carolina, beating teams from second-place Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (Spain), and third-place Georgetown...

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2012 Butcher Seed Grants Awarded

May 10, 2012

2012 Butcher Seed Grants Awarded Ten recipients of the 2012 Butcher Seed Grant Awards were recently notified of their winning proposals in interdisciplinary bioscience. These grants bring critical funding to many of Colorado’s top academic researchers wanting to expand their scientific discoveries, and build new collaborations that span disciplines and...

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Undergrad selected for cancer award

March 8, 2012

Yin Lab Student Selected for Cancer Award Sara Coulup, a junior undergraduate majoring in biochemistry, has been selected by the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) for a 2012-2013 Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Award for Undergraduate Students. This two-year award is intended to inspire young science students to enter...

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Robin Dowell awarded Sloan Research Fellowship

March 8, 2012

Robin Dowell awarded Sloan Research Fellowship The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation recently announced the selection of their 2012 research fellowships. Biofrontiers faculty member and MCDB professor, Robin Dowell was one of 126 outstanding researchers from 51 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada who received the award. Given annually...

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