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Lipids prevent and reduce Alzheimer’s amyloid fibrils

Sept. 3, 2020

New research into preventing and reversing the creation of misfolded protein aggregates known as fibrils could provide new therapeutic opportunities in the fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

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Mains and Schlafmann earn fellowships in competitive Department of Defense research and engineering program

Aug. 26, 2020

Graduate students Kathryn Mains and Kyle Schlafmann have earned fellowships in the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program, a prestigious, national security-focused initiative.

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Five new early career and established researchers join ChBE faculty in 2020

Aug. 24, 2020

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering welcomes five new faculty members to its ranks this year, with three professors beginning in the fall and two having started this past spring. The faculty joining the department in 2020 represent our commitment to top-tier engineering education and world-class research.

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Alumna Ashley Pennington named AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow

Aug. 20, 2020

Ashley Pennington (ChemBioEngr ‘13) has earned an American Association for the Advancement of Science Science & Technology Policy Fellowship and a position at the Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program.

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Department Seminar Series for Fall 2020 announced

Aug. 19, 2020

Six esteemed guests will present their research to faculty and students this fall.

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Shirts to receive Computational Molecular Science & Engineering Forum Impact Award from AIChE

Aug. 17, 2020

Associate Professor Michael Shirts is the recipient of the 2020 Computational Molecular Science & Engineering Forum Impact Award.

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Grad students and postdocs volunteer for campus COVID-19 population monitoring effort

Aug. 6, 2020

CU Boulder is ramping up its ability to conduct COVID-19 monitoring analyses by enlisting volunteer graduate students and postdocs across campus, including several from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

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Holewinski and Smith earn Scialog Fellowship to foster scientific breakthroughs to combat climate change

Aug. 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Adam Holewinski and Associate Professor Wilson Smith have been selected as Scialog Fellows to participate in the 2020 Scialog: Negative Emissions Science initiative, an effort to identify bottlenecks in research and develop ways to foster breakthroughs in the field.

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Medlin group researchers return to the lab—with safety and best practices in mind

July 13, 2020

Department researchers are heading back to work under strict safety guidelines.

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Career advice, communication and adapting to change: An interview with Mark Strobel, Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award winner

July 8, 2020

Mark Strobel (MChemEngr'79) has made a big impact as a researcher and innovator at 3M in the past several decades. This spring, the College of Engineering and Applied Science honored him with a Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award for Industry & Commerce, recognizing this work in industry as an alumnus.