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...

Jane Butcher (center) examines some of CU’s latest research results during the poster session at the 2011 Butcher Symposium. Photo credit: Casey Cass, University of Colorado Boulder

Butcher Symposium highlights the success of collaborative research

Nov. 17, 2011

Butcher Symposium highlights the success of collaborative research On November 11, the Butcher Symposium brought together many of CU’s top researchers to share their current science and to build new scientific collaborations that span disciplines and campuses. The Butcher Symposium began in 2002 as a grassroots effort to bring together...

CIMB's Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand present the Charlie Butcher Award to Paul Nurse prior to his seminar at CU-Boulder.

Sir Paul Nurse Receives the 2010 Charlie Butcher Award

Nov. 11, 2010

Nobel Laureate and President of Rockefeller University in New York, Paul Nurse, Ph.D. recently received the 2010 Charlie Butcher Award in Biotechnology for his work in the molecular mechanisms that control cell division and cell shape. This work has furthered our understanding of cell reproduction, growth and development, particularly in...

Robin Dowell, Ph.D., recently received the Boettcher Award for early-career biomedical investigators.

Boettcher Investigator Envisions Personalized Medicine

Sept. 17, 2010

Dowell is an assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, and will use her grant to advance research into why closely related people respond differently to drug treatments. Her work has the potential to assess more accurately the efficacy of specific treatments for individual patients. “The rapid drop in...

Amy Palmer is a CIMB faculty member. She recently won an award from the National Science Foundation for her work on the salmonella bacteria.

CIMB Scientist Values a Life of Learning

Sept. 9, 2010

Five questions for Amy Palmer One of Amy Palmer's life goals is to encourage everyone around her to find learning fascinating. Her passion for science is infectious, and the ways in which she explains complicated processes makes you question the wisdom of not choosing chemistry as a college major. Palmer...

Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand ranked in 5280 Fifty

Jan. 7, 2010

We rank the Mile High City's most influential powerbrokers in our primer on who's running Denver. 39. Tom Cech/Leslie Leinwand Directors, Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biology Behind Leinwand and Cech, the latter of whom won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1989, this interdisciplinary research center at CU-Boulder is developing...

Hubert Yin

CIMB Researcher receives $750,000 Cancer Research Grant

Dec. 9, 2009

A University of Colorado cancer researcher secured a $750,000, highly competitive Stand up to Cancer Innovative Research Grants. Hang "Hubert" Yin, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at CU-Boulder, will receive the grant over a three-year period for his "high-risk, high-reward" research project. It's high-risk because it challenges the way...

Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand (courtesy Casey A. Cass Photographer University Communications University of Colorado at Boulder)

Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards from Colorado Bioscience Association

Dec. 2, 2009

Denver, Colo., November 5, 2009 -- The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) has released the winners of its 2009 Awards Program. The announcement is made by John Collar, CBSA President and CEO, who says the CBSA awards program showcases and honors those individuals and companies making a significant difference to Colorado’s...

Kristy Anseth

Associate Director of CIMB and CU-Boulder Engineering Professor Elected to Institute of Medicine

Oct. 13, 2009

Kristi Anseth, a University of Colorado at Boulder distinguished professor and the Tisone Professor in chemical and biological engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Anseth, who also is an associate professor...

Hubert Yin, image courtesy University of Colorado

Two CU-Boulder Faculty Selected for $40 Million Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Program

Aug. 24, 2009

Two University of Colorado at Boulder faculty members are among 33 researchers selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute of Chevy Chase, Md., to participate in a $40 million pilot program to pursue large, collaborative and potentially transformative biomedical research. The Collaborative Innovation Awards to the eight teams of researchers...