Kristi Anseth

Kristi Anseth elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 17, 2019

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced today that CU Boulder Professor Kristi Anseth has been elected to its 2019 class. Anseth is among more than 200 individuals selected this year for their exceptional achievements in the arts and sciences, business, philanthropy and the public sector. Founded in 1780,...

Colin Campbell

This CU Fulbright Scholar Composes Music About Science Using Molecules He Studies

April 16, 2019

What does a molecule's song sound like? With the help of biological chemist Colin Campbell, it's a mix of experimental guitar strumming, a pattern of notes on a piano and sometimes a chorus of lab assistant's voices. The Fulbright Scholar teaching and researching at CU Boulder is blending his love...

Mary Allen

Nature: Train students to navigate ethical swamps

April 10, 2019

A protocol can help with the tricky conversations essential to responsible research conduct, says Mary A. Allen. “Either this is sloppiness or misconduct, and either way I don’t think this is a lab I want to be in anymore.” I was terrified as I spoke these words to my first...

Orit Peleg

Orit Peleg Wings HFSP Young Investigator Award

March 28, 2019

Congrats to Orit Peleg on the announcement of her Human Frontier Science Program Young Investigator Award for the dynamics of information flow in a social network of mutually shading plants project! The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) announced today some $35 million to support the top 4% of...

Dan Larremore

Dan Larremore Receives DoD Minerva Research Initiative Award

March 26, 2019

The Department of Defense continued its history of strong support for fundamental research by selecting 12 faculty investigators for awards through the FY2018 Minerva Research Initiative. This initiative supports basic research that focuses on topics of particular relevance to U.S. national security. Through its network of faculty investigators, the Minerva...

Earth

Do all networks obey the scale-free law? Maybe not

March 4, 2019

As Benjamin Franklin once joked, death and taxes are universal. Scale-free networks may not be, at least according to a new study from CU Boulder. The research challenges a popular two-decade-old theory that networks of all kinds, from Facebook and Twitter to the interactions of genes in yeast cells, follow...

Boulder, Colorado, and the Rocky Mountains.

Dispatch: South Australia to Colorado

Feb. 27, 2019

Postdocs considering an international move should plan early and allow plenty of time to adjust, says Atma Ivancevic. Moving to a laboratory in another state or another country is an academic tradition. Scientists move for master’s and PhD programmes, postdoctoral experience, competitive faculty positions and short- or long-term study exchanges...

Kristin Powell

Kristin Powell Serves on Interdisciplinary Teaching, Research and Creative Work Committee

Feb. 26, 2019

Jim White, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, today announced the composition of the Interdisciplinary Teaching, Research and Creative Work committee, which he chairs. The committee will explore what the campus needs to effectively embrace interdisciplinarity in both education and scholarship. “Interdisciplinarity is a theme that recurs...

Assistant Professors Edward Chuong (left) and Sandeep Sharma. Photo: CU Boulder

2 researchers awarded 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships

Feb. 19, 2019

Assistant Professors Edward Chuong (left) and Sandeep Sharma. Photo: CU Boulder CU Boulder assistant professors Edward Chuong and Sandeep Sharma have been awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships for 2019, one of the highest honors for early-career researchers. The fellowships, awarded yearly by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation since 1955, mark...

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Interpreting RNA Sequences as Sounds

Jan. 10, 2019

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