Carlos Vera

When the student becomes the mentor

Aug. 14, 2012

This past May, the inaugural class of IQ Biology, including myself, finished its first year of graduate study. It was an interesting year that saw different people from very different backgrounds coexist in an interdisciplinary environment where sometimes we didn’t know what each other was saying. Not a language barrier,...

Dan Knights

IQ Biology graduate's adventure continues

May 22, 2012

Dan Knights is a humble guy, with very little reason to be humble. A short list of his titles includes high school math teacher, computer scientist and the 2003 Rubik’s Cube World Champion. He has appeared on the Today Show, The Discovery Channel and as an expert on National Public...

Czech Republic

Workshop on Genomics

April 3, 2012

This past January, I had an amazing opportunity to be an instructor at the Workshop on Genomics , and the associated advanced topic sessions, in the Czech Republic. The workshop was hosted in Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage site considered the best preserved medieval town in Europe. The workshop...

Research

Multi-discipline research makes a big impact

Jan. 31, 2012

Liz Bradley is a great professor because she loved being a student. The computer science professor graduated from MIT with three degrees, a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., in electrical engineering and computer science. And, while earning these degrees would be more than enough to earn bragging rights, Bradley earned her...

Presentation

Butcher Symposium highlights the success of collaborative research

Nov. 16, 2011

On November 11, the Butcher Symposium brought together many of CU’s top researchers to share their current science and to build new scientific collaborations that span disciplines and campuses. The Butcher Symposium began in 2002 as a grassroots effort to bring together scientists from across the CU system to create...

Colorado Advantage

Biofrontiers Institute supports the Colorado Advantage Preview Weekend

Oct. 5, 2011

College seniors looking for their next big academic step will visit CU-Boulder later this month for a weekend of tours and workshops designed to showcase the best that the campus has to offer them. The goal is to attract a more diverse student community to CU at the graduate level...

IQ

IQ Biology Ph.D. program will prepare a new generation of bioscience leaders

Dec. 5, 2010

The Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology program (IQ Biology) will enroll its first students in the fall semester of 2011. This unique program crosses eight academic departments to provide broad training in science, mathematics, engineering and technology. It will also expose students to the collaborative, interdisciplinary scientific culture necessary for future success...

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