CIMB's Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand present the Charlie Butcher Award to Paul Nurse prior to his seminar at CU-Boulder.

Sir Paul Nurse Receives the 2010 Charlie Butcher Award

Nov. 11, 2010

Nobel Laureate and President of Rockefeller University in New York, Paul Nurse, Ph.D. recently received the 2010 Charlie Butcher Award in Biotechnology for his work in the molecular mechanisms that control cell division and cell shape. This work has furthered our understanding of cell reproduction, growth and development, particularly in...

Robin Dowell, Ph.D., recently received the Boettcher Award for early-career biomedical investigators.

Boettcher Investigator Envisions Personalized Medicine

Sept. 17, 2010

Dowell is an assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, and will use her grant to advance research into why closely related people respond differently to drug treatments. Her work has the potential to assess more accurately the efficacy of specific treatments for individual patients. “The rapid drop in...

Amy Palmer is a CIMB faculty member. She recently won an award from the National Science Foundation for her work on the salmonella bacteria.

CIMB Scientist Values a Life of Learning

Sept. 9, 2010

Five questions for Amy Palmer One of Amy Palmer's life goals is to encourage everyone around her to find learning fascinating. Her passion for science is infectious, and the ways in which she explains complicated processes makes you question the wisdom of not choosing chemistry as a college major. Palmer...

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CU bolsters biotech with new building

May 25, 2010

A crane hoists materials up to the skeletal third floor of a revolutionary research facility under construction on the University of Colorado's east campus. When it opens in November 2011, the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building will allow faculty and students to collaborate on fundamental research in new ways. The...

The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building is a $145 million research and teaching facility being built on the East Campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder. Construction began in September 2009.

CU-Boulder Receives $15 Million Stimulus Award for Biotechnology Building Construction

April 27, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder has received a $15 million grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to be used toward the ongoing construction of a revolutionary biotechnology and biomedical research facility where faculty and students will tackle a variety of human health challenges. Construction of the new...

$1 Million CU-Boulder Biotechnology Building Gift Honors Late Boulder Entrepreneur

March 3, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder alumna Jane Butcher, who with her late husband Charlie Butcher has played a key role in supporting CU-Boulder's rapidly expanding biotechnology research efforts, has pledged $1 million toward the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building being built on the university's East Campus. Jane Butcher's gift will...

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building Rendering

Amgen Donates $1 Million Toward CU-Boulder Biotechnology Building

Jan. 14, 2010

Amgen Donates $1 Million Toward CU-Boulder Biotechnology Building January 14, 2010 Amgen, a global biotechnology company with manufacturing operations in Boulder and Longmont, is giving $1 million toward the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, a state-of-the-art research and teaching facility under construction at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The...

Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand ranked in 5280 Fifty

Jan. 7, 2010

We rank the Mile High City's most influential powerbrokers in our primer on who's running Denver. 39. Tom Cech/Leslie Leinwand Directors, Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biology Behind Leinwand and Cech, the latter of whom won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1989, this interdisciplinary research center at CU-Boulder is developing...

Hubert Yin

CIMB Researcher receives $750,000 Cancer Research Grant

Dec. 9, 2009

A University of Colorado cancer researcher secured a $750,000, highly competitive Stand up to Cancer Innovative Research Grants. Hang "Hubert" Yin, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at CU-Boulder, will receive the grant over a three-year period for his "high-risk, high-reward" research project. It's high-risk because it challenges the way...

Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand (courtesy Casey A. Cass Photographer University Communications University of Colorado at Boulder)

Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards from Colorado Bioscience Association

Dec. 2, 2009

Denver, Colo., November 5, 2009 -- The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) has released the winners of its 2009 Awards Program. The announcement is made by John Collar, CBSA President and CEO, who says the CBSA awards program showcases and honors those individuals and companies making a significant difference to Colorado’s...