Tom Cech portrait

How does a stem cell know what to become? Study shows RNA plays key role

July 7, 2020


Nobel Laureate gives 2017 Herchel Smith Lecture

Oct. 9, 2017

Nobel Laureate Professor Tom Cech came to the Department of Chemistry on 16th October, to give the 2017 Herchel Smith Lecture: 'Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe.' Professor Cech is Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, Director of the University of Colorado BioFrontiers...

Jens Schmidt

BioFrontiers postdoctoral fellow first Coloradan to receive prestigious award

Jan. 12, 2017

If an anti-aging regimen that involves telomeres – part of the human chromosome – sounds too good to be true, it probably is, says Jens Schmidt, a postdoctoral fellow in the Cech Lab at CU Boulder’s BioFrontiers Institute . “There are all these products out there that say ‘hypercharge your...