Swarm Test

Work with bees could unlock potential strength of natural designs in new materials

Sept. 17, 2018

The natural world has had billions of years of evolution to perfect systems, creating elegant solutions to tricky problems. CU Boulder Assistant Professor Orit Peleg ’s work hopes to illuminate and explore those solutions with the long-term goal of applying the answers she finds to the materials we interact with...

Old Main

Natalie Ahn and Roy Parker named CU Distinguished Professors

Sept. 14, 2018

With approval Sept. 14 by the Board of Regents, the University of Colorado has introduced seven newly designated distinguished professors, six of whom are affiliated with the CU Boulder campus. They are Natalie Ahn, James Anaya, Elizabeth Fenn, John Lynch, Warren Motte and Roy Parker. From the CU Anschutz Medical...

Paid parental leave sorted by name of organization

BioFrontiers research cited in article related to updated UVa paid parental leave policy

Sept. 12, 2018

Adapted from The Daily Progress article . The University of Virginia on Tuesday announced expanded paid leave benefits for new parents — a move that goes beyond a state executive order and one that could help the school remain competitive with its peers. In June, Gov. Ralph Northam issued an...

BioFrontiers Symposium - Regenerative BioX

Conference brings experts in regenerative medicine to CU Boulder

Sept. 4, 2018

Some of the top researchers in the field of regenerative medicine attended the RegenerativeBIOX Conference on CU Boulder’s East Campus last week. Hosted by the BioFrontiers Institute, the conference was designed to be interactive and help scientists and engineers from academia, national laboratories, students and industry partners identify and explore...

Orit Peleg

Orit Peleg Research Video

Sept. 4, 2018

Orit Peleg is an assistant professor at the BioFrontiers Institute and in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. Peleg seeks to understand the behavior of disordered living systems by merging tools from physics, biology, engineering and computer science.

Shapeshifter material

Shape-shifting material can morph, reverse itself using heat, light

Aug. 24, 2018

A new material developed by CU Boulder engineers can transform into complex, pre-programmed shapes via light and temperature stimuli, allowing a literal square peg to morph and fit into a round hole before fully reverting to its original form. The controllable shape-shifting material, described today in the journal Science Advances...

Microscopy image taken by Katie Heiser

Double Helix Optics, a University of Colorado Boulder startup and BioFrontiers partner, garners $1 million in investment funding

July 27, 2018

http://www.johnschlia.com/ A 3D nano-imaging company built around CU Boulder technology and faculty just secured $1 million in investment funding from Luminate, an international startup accelerator focused on next-generation optics, photonics, and imaging. "The partnership with BioFrontiers has been invaluable to the growth of Double Helix Optics. The Advanced Imaging Center...

CU’s 2018 Boettcher Investigators, from left, David H. Root, Edward Chuong, Kathleen M. Gavin, Eszter K. Vladar, Jean M. Mulcahy Levy and Matthew Taliaferro.

New Faculty Member Ed Chuong Named Boettcher Investigator

June 18, 2018

Six University of Colorado researchers at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and CU Boulder have been named Boettcher Investigators in the Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program for 2018. The awards support promising, early career scientific researchers, allowing them to establish their independent research and compete in the future for...

Daniel Youmans and Tom Cech

Researchers peer inside cells to spy on cancer's on-off switch

June 13, 2018

Medical student Daniel Youmans (left) and Tom Cech (right), director of the BioFrontiers Institute, look over an image from a high-powered microscope (Credit: Glenn Asakawa/CU Boulder) Forty years after researchers first discovered it in fruit flies, a once-obscure cluster of proteins called PRC2 has become a key target for new...

Timmons Family

A Tale of Horses and Heroes

May 31, 2018

Dan and Gloria Timmons were living in suburban splendor with their two daughters and two dogs when Mariposa and Montez joined the family and drastically changed the next chapter of their lives. “We had begun searching for horses to buy for our daughters and the cost of horses was staggering...

Pages

Pages