Wyatt Shields to receive $1.7 million award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Dec. 19, 2022

Assistant Professor Wyatt Shields of chemical and biological engineering and Ivana Yang from CU Anschutz received a five-year National Institute of General Medical Sciences/NIH/DHHS award with an anticipated funding amount of $1.7 million for “Adoptive Macrophage Transfers for Nanoparticle Delivery."

Wyatt Shields

CU Boulder’s Wyatt Shields wins 2022 Packard Fellowship for microscale robotics

Oct. 19, 2022

In a banner year that has included receiving five distinguished research awards, Wyatt Shields, assistant professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been awarded one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious awards for young investigators: a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

C. Wyatt Shields in the lab

Fighting “the bends”: Shields receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program Award for decompression sickness study

March 7, 2022

Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is the recipient of a 2022 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program Award for his proposal “Mapping Immune Cell Responses to High Pressures in Decompression Illness.”

Northglenn high school students standing at the bench in the Shields Lab

Shields earns NSF CAREER Award for biomarkers research tied to high school outreach

March 1, 2022

Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his proposal “Shape-Encoded Electrokinetic Particles for Multiplexed Biosensing.” This project seeks to develop a new method of early identification of disease biomarkers, while also facilitating outreach and education to students at Northglenn High School.