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Meet Summer 2022 BSI Scholars

May 9, 2022

We are excited to welcome the latest BSI Scholars. BSI is looking forward to a robust research summer with all these undergraduate researchers in what we hope will be a more typical research environment. Student projects are in a mix of departments with a biological emphasis. Congratulations to them all!...

BSI Scholar Research Symposium 2022

BSI Scholars Research Symposium 2022

April 29, 2022

We want to thank all the BSI Scholars for doing a wonderful job sharing their research with the University community and the broader community. The BSI Scholars Research Symposium had 72 student research participants from several CU departments, including, MCD; EBIO; Biochemistry; IPHY, Psychology & Neuroscience; Aerospace Engineering; Anthropology; Geology;...

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BSI Scholar among recipients of prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

April 15, 2022

CU Boulder student Rose Summers is among the 417 college students from across the United States in 2022 to be awarded Goldwater Scholarships, which reward juniors and seniors who are actively conducting research in math, science and engineering. The Goldwater Foundation was established in 1986 in honor of Sen. Barry...


BSI Scholars among 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipients

April 15, 2022

Congratulation to Cyrus Haas, Michael "Griff" Bibbey and Danielle "Dani" Buchheister for earning prestigious NSF graduate fellowships. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports...

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BSI Scholars shine at NC State University Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering

Dec. 20, 2021

Students gathered for a photo after the symposium. Courtesy NCSU. BSI Scholars from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering presented their research as part of the competitive NC State University Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering symposium this past October. Three students from the department were recognized as awardees. Michael...

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Congratulations to our newest cohort

Oct. 22, 2021

Earlier this month, BSI welcomed its newest cohort of BSI Scholars for the academic year. It was a particularly competitive application cycle that included many stellar and deserving students. Student projects are in a mix of departments with a biological emphasis. BSI is looking forward to a robust research year...

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BSI Scholars, Marina Ayala and Sage Madden, are coauthors on article in Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Oct. 8, 2021

Lab turns critical eye on itself, aims to retain diverse voices It’s said that a diversity of voices promotes a diversity of solutions, but retaining those diverse voices remains a challenge for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. A new project at the University of Colorado Boulder, though, hopes...

BSI 2021-22 Continuing Scholars

Introducing the BSI 2021-22 Continuing Scholars

Sept. 9, 2021

This week, BSI kicked off the 2021-22 academic year with our Continuing BSI Scholars program. These students have previously received research funding through BSI, and their funding this year will support their continued efforts in research labs across campus. We hope the students, mentors, and labs have a great year...

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BSI Scholar Ambassador, Cyrus Haas, co-author on publication in Cell Reports

Aug. 23, 2021

Mutation-mapping tool could yield stronger COVID boosters, universal vaccines Researchers at CU Boulder have developed a platform that can quickly identify common mutations on the SARS-CoV-2 virus that allow it to escape antibodies and infect cells. Published today in Cell Reports , the research marks a major step toward successfully...

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BSI Scholars AY21-22 Applications Now Available

July 16, 2021

Are you an undergraduate working in a CU lab conducting biosciences-related research? Apply to the 2021-22 BSI Scholars funding and professional development program! Eligible students conducting original STEM research are paid to work in a laboratory on the CU Boulder or CU Denver Anschutz Medical Campus. Students also attend seminars...