Professor Alex Cruz of EBIO

Congratulations to EBIO Professor Alex Cruz on his Retirement

Nov. 17, 2017

Dr. Cruz was honored yesterday surrounded by family, friends, colleagues and former students. His 44-year career here at CU is punctuated by many research contributions on bird and fish behavior; and ecology. The University has recognized his teaching prowess by naming him a CU Presidential Teaching Scholar and by awarding... Read more »
Dr. Leslie Leinwand

Dr. Leslie Leinwand named American Heart Association 2017 Distinguished Scientist

Nov. 15, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Leinwand on being named the American Heart Association's 2017 Distinguished Scientist! Dr. Leinwand, distinguished professor in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and the former principal investigator of BSI's funding grant through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has been awarded the honor for her outstanding contributions to... Read more »
thomas yao

BSI Scholar featured in CU publication highlighting novel research

Nov. 13, 2017

Junior Thomas Yao, a BSI student researcher in Dr. Joel Kralj's lab of the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology department at CU Boulder, is featured in a recent article from the Graduate School that illuminates the novel research occurring in the lab. A new technology developed by Dr. Kralj is... Read more »
1st time scholars

BSI welcomes student researchers into the 2017-18 BSI Scholars program

Oct. 11, 2017

The 2017-18 BSI Scholars in STEM Undergraduate Research are hard at work in labs across campus, after selection decisions were sent last month and orientations were held. Two groups of students received funding: 22 Continuing Scholars, who have all previously been awarded BSI Scholars grants, and 30 First Time Scholars... Read more »
autumn york

Former BSI-funded undergraduate researcher named 2017 HHMI Hanna Gray Fellow

Sept. 19, 2017

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) recently named their 2017 group of Hanna Gray Fellows, and one is a former BSI-funded undergraduate researcher! This former CU Boulder student, Dr. Autumn York, is one of just 15 early career scientists selected for the award. Dr. York is currently a postdoctoral scholar... Read more »
bsi scholars

Academic year applications now available for BSI Scholars in STEM Undergraduate Research

Aug. 9, 2017

We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year BSI Scholars in STEM Undergraduate Research program. BSI Scholars is a funding and professional development program for current CU Boulder undergraduates. Eligible students conducting original STEM research are paid to work in a laboratory on the CU Boulder or CU... Read more »
Wasser

Former BSI-funded undergraduate continues pika research at Niwot Ridge's Mountain Research Station

Aug. 1, 2017

Former BSI Scholar Max Wasser, a senior at CU Boulder, is spending his summer conducting pika research at the Mountain Research Station under Dr. Chris Ray. Max is one of 12 students participating in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at CU Boulder, who are conducting field research in... Read more »
pcdp students in class

BSI hosts precollege students from Roaring Fork Valley and Summit County

July 12, 2017

Each summer, CU Boulder's Precollege Development Program (PCDP) hosts students from mountain communities to help prepare them for college life, provide college and career exploration opportunities, and expose them to the University. PCDP is an enhancement program for middle and high school students that is designed to motivate and prepare... Read more »
horse fossil

BSI summer workshops in full swing

July 11, 2017

BSI offers teacher professional development workshops throughout the year, and our summer workshops are in full swing. We kicked off the summer offerings with Paleontology: Discovery, Research, and Application to Modern Challenges in early June, with 17 teachers and guest presenters Kim Nichols and Dr. Thomas Bown. Teachers learned about... Read more »
Jasmin Torres

Congratulations, new graduates!

May 16, 2017

BSI would like to congratulate everyone who graduated on Friday, May 12, including many former BSI Scholars and BURST or UROP-HHMI program participants! We highlighted some photos from the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology department graduation ceremony here on our Facebook page , and 2016-17 BSI Scholar Jasmin Torres was... Read more »

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