Jennifer Keith portrait

Jennifer Keith receives the NIDA/NIAAA recognition award

Oct. 24, 2019

IBG's Jennifer Keith received the NIDA/NIAAA recognition award for her "exemplary efforts in service of the ABCD Study Consortium." It was presented by George Koob, Director of NIAAA, on behalf of himself and Nora Volkow, Director of NIDA, at the opening of the ABCD annual investigator meeting at UC San...

Matthew Keller portrait

Faculty Fellow Matt Keller received the 2019 Department of Psychology and Neuroscience award for outstanding research

May 23, 2019

Dr. Matthew Keller's research bridges behavioral, evolutionary, and statistical genetics to elucidate the genetic underpinnings of psychiatric disorders and individual differences. Over the past two years, he has published 24 peer-reviewed journal articles, many of those in the top journals in his field (Nature Genetics, Nature Human Behavior, Bioinformatics, Annual...

Robbee Wedow portrait

Former IBG graduate student, Robbee Wedow receives award from NIH

May 22, 2019

Former IBG graduate student, Robbee Wedow, chosen for Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Award from NIH. The award recognizes his papeer with Faculty Fellow Jason Boardman, former graduate student Brooke Huibregtse, and others: `Education, Smoking, and Cohort Change: Forwarding a Multidimensional Theory of the Environmental Moderation of Genetic Effects',...

Alex Hatoum portrait

Alexander Hatoum Dosier/Muenzinger award for outstanding contribution to basic research

April 18, 2019

Dr. Naomi Friedman writes that Alex , who is in the Behavioral, Psychiatric, and Statistical Genetics program, has a breadth of work that incorporates many areas of psychology, particularly genetics, cognition, neuroimaging, and clinical psychology. She states, “the level of integration Alex has achieved is one that I would consider...

Alta du Pont portrait

Alta du Pont wins Dosier/Muenzinger award for outstanding contribution to translational research

April 18, 2019

Dr. Soo Rhee writes that Alta , who is on track to complete her Clinical Ph.D. as well as the IBG Interdisciplinary Certificate Program and the Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Methods for Behavioral Sciences, has been very active and productive in research in her time at CU. She already has...

Alta du Pont portrait

Graduate student Alta du Pont receives P.E.O. Scholar Award

April 11, 2019

Alta du Pont received the P.E.O. Scholar Awards from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. The award is a competitive, merit-based award for women working towards a Ph.D.

Anuradha Prakash and her poster

IBG lab assistant wins first place in the animal category at Corden Pharma Science Fair

Feb. 22, 2019

Congratulations to IBG lab assistant and Fairview High student, Anuradha Prakash, who won first place in the Animal Science category at the Corden Pharma Science Fair, and won the Regional Special Award from the American Statistical Association. She advances to state competition!

Leadership and Service Award Selection Committee Chair Andrea Feldman and recipient Matthew McQueen

Matt McQueen received the 2018 Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for leadership and service

Sept. 28, 2018

Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology and IBG Faculty Fellow, Matt McQueen, received the 2018 Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for leadership and service: "Through his research at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at CU Boulder, he started studying addiction, impulsivity and disinhibition. He also directs the Public Health Program and Epidemiology Laboratory."

Scott Vrieze portrait

Scott Vrieze wins 2018 Fuller and Scott Award

June 26, 2018

IBG Faculty Fellow, Scott Vrieze , won the 2018 Fuller and Scott Award for outstanding scientific accomplishments by an early career member of the Behavior Genetics Association.

Spencer Huggett accepts the award from Eric Turkheimer

Spencer Huggett wins 2018 Rowe Award

June 26, 2018

IBG graduate student, Spencer Huggett , won the 2018 Rowe Award for the best poster presented at the Behavior Genetics Association meeting. Spencer Huggett & Michael Stallings, Cocaine'omics: The Genetic and Neurological Basis of Cocaine Use and Dependence .