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2021 recipients of the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Diversity announced

July 8, 2020

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is excited to announce the 2021 recipients of the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for Diversity: Mike Gil (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), René Kissell (School of Education), Sara Sanchez (Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences), and Thaiesha Wright (Chemical and Biological Engineering).

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$2.5 million NIH grant energizes force field development

June 30, 2020

The Open Force Field Initiative received millions in NIH funding to build open source infrastructure to assist researchers tackling molecular design problems.

Samuel Hoff

Graduate student Hoff earns Chateaubriand Fellowship

June 25, 2020

Samuel Hoff of the Heinz lab will study in Paris via the prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship.

Participating students Sammy Ausman, Mason Lyons, Izzie Strawn, Hannah Howard and Alex Evenchik meet virtually on Zoom

Going remote offers challenges and new opportunities for young visiting scholars

June 23, 2020

The Young Scholars Summer Research Program went remote for 2020, but the students have been up to the challenge.

Flurocarbon droplets

New paper from mechanical and chemical and biological engineering researchers explores endoskeletal droplet vaporization

June 16, 2020

Researchers have found a new way of understanding the vaporization behavior of mixtures.

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Message from the Chair regarding George Floyd and recent events

June 5, 2020

The brutal death of George Floyd in Minneapolis this past week has left me and much of the nation deeply troubled and saddened. Although we as a department and university are committed to our ideals of equality and edifying others through education and service, we are confronted with the fact that Black people and people of color in this country experience bias and discrimination.

McGehee and grad students in the lab

Advanced smart window technology improves affordability, durability

June 5, 2020

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed an improved method for controlling smart tinting on windows that could make them cheaper, more effective and more durable than current options on the market.

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Why developing a successful COVID-19 vaccine is only half the battle

June 4, 2020

A multidisciplinary team is working to build a pilot-scale system capable of producing 10,000 to 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines per run that would be ready for use as human trials of vaccines begin in the next year.

A comparison illustration of traditional adoptive macrophage transfer versus a backpack-aided adoptive macrophage transfer. Includes illustration of "loss of M1 phenotypes" and "Preservation of M1 phenotypes," respectively

Resistance isn’t futile: ‘Backpack’ particles keep white blood cells in the fight against cancer

May 27, 2020

Innovative 'backpack' particles help macrophages resist assimilation by tumors.

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CU siblings share the science on pandemics with COVID-19 podcast

May 20, 2020

Two brothers who are alumni of the College of Engineering and Applied Science bring their expertise to a popular COVID-19 podcast.