After post-doctoral work at The Broad Institute, Dan Knights will join the computer science faculty at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

Dan Knights Adventure Continues

May 23, 2012

IQ Biology graduate's adventure continues Dan Knights is a humble guy, with very little reason to be humble. A short list of his titles includes high school math teacher, computer scientist and the 2003 Rubik’s Cube World Champion. He has appeared on the Today Show, The Discovery Channel and as...

IQ Biology grad student, Daniel McDonald recently returned from the Workshop on Genomics in the Czech Republic.

IQ Bio Blog: Workshop on Genomics

April 4, 2012

This past January, I had an amazing opportunity to be an instructor at the Workshop on Genomics , and the associated advanced topic sessions, in the Czech Republic. The workshop was hosted in Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage site considered the best preserved medieval town in Europe. The workshop...

Computer Science Professor Liz Bradley (left), meets with Rhonda Hoenigman (center) and their collaborator, Assistant Professor in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Nichole Barger, to discuss an algorithm that determines where plants will grow efficiently.

Multi-discipline research makes a big impact

Feb. 1, 2012

Multi-discipline research makes a big impact Liz Bradley is a great professor because she loved being a student. The computer science professor graduated from MIT with three degrees, a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., in electrical engineering and computer science. And, while earning these degrees would be more than enough to...

Biofrontiers computer scientist, Aaron Clauset, brings the power of computing to unlock biological mysteries. (Photo: Patrick Campbell, University of Colorado)

Chasing the elegant solution

Nov. 22, 2011

Chasing the elegant solution Stereotypes tell us that computer scientists are all about hardware, software and servers. They are all about sifting through crowded lines of code in the dim basement of the engineering school. If this is what you believe about computer scientists, Aaron Clauset is about to burst...

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...

An agora was a gathering place where early scientists would share and refine ideas.

A scientific agora in Colorado

Sept. 29, 2011

A scientific agora in Colorado An agora was a gathering place where early scientists would share and refine ideas. The University of Colorado Board of Regents today approved creation of the system-wide University of Colorado Biofrontiers Institute, building on the success of what began in 2002 as a faculty-led grassroots...

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IQ Biology Ph.D. program will prepare a new generation of bioscience leaders

Dec. 6, 2010

The Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology program (IQ Biology) will enroll its first students in the fall semester of 2011. This unique program crosses eight academic departments to provide broad training in science, mathematics, engineering and technology. It will also expose students to the collaborative, interdisciplinary scientific culture necessary for future success...

Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology to Support BIC Commercialization

Nov. 30, 2009

Boulder Innovation Center Bioscience Program Gets Boost From CU BOULDER, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2009) – The Boulder Innovation Center (BIC), as part its mission to commercialize scientific inventions developed at the University of Colorado, has received financial support from CU-Boulder’s CIMB (Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology) to expand its Bioscience...