Carlos is beginning his second year in the IQ Biology graduate studies program this fall.

When the student becomes the mentor

Aug. 15, 2012

When the student becomes the mentor This past May, the inaugural class of IQ Biology, including myself, finished its first year of graduate study. It was an interesting year that saw different people from very different backgrounds coexist in an interdisciplinary environment where sometimes we didn’t know what each other...

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...


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...

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...

The Colorado Advantage Preview Weekend is open to college seniors wanting to pursue a STEM-related doctoral degree at CU-Boulder.

Biofrontiers Institute supports the Colorado Advantage Preview Weekend

Oct. 6, 2011

Biofrontiers Institute supports the Colorado Advantage Preview Weekend College seniors looking for their next big academic step will visit CU-Boulder later this month for a weekend of tours and workshops designed to showcase the best that the campus has to offer them. The goal is to attract a more diverse...

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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...