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October 13, 2016
Yeast gene rapidly evolves to attack viruses, researchers say
Humans have used Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast in baking, brewing and winemaking for millennia. New research from the University of Idaho and the University...
March 19, 2015
Research on small cellular changes may lead to big cancer solutions
Many scientists have spent their entire research careers looking for cellular similarities that may lead to a single cure for many cancers –– the rare chance...
October 15, 2014
Biomedical research lands CU-Boulder’s Palmer coveted award for $3.7 million NIH grant to fuel ‘high-risk, high-reward science’
Only 10 researchers nationwide were awarded NIH Pioneer Awards in 2014. The Pioneer Award challenges investigators to develop groundbreaking approaches that...
September 17, 2014
Axel to receive 2014 Charlie Butcher Award; free lecture open to public
On Oct. 7, the BioFrontiers Institute will honor a professor dedicated to the science of smell. Richard Axel, M.D., a professor at Columbia University, has...
March 19, 2014
Bioscience collaborations across the CU system receive boost
This year’s Butcher Seed Grant Award winners offer an exciting look into the biomedical research going on in Colorado, covering everything from studying...
January 29, 2014
CU-Boulder awarded DARPA cooperative agreement to assess mechanisms of drugs and chemical agents
William Old, assistant research professor, chemistry and biochemistry department, and mass spectrometry and proteomics lab director, BioFrontiers. (Photo...
November 21, 2013
Creating Futures exceeds $1.5 billion goal
Propelling CU campaign to success were more than 158,000 donors who made more than 403,000 gifts to the university CU 2006 to 2013.
November 13, 2013
CU’s Nobel Laureates: ‘Our pride and joy’
Only 846 individuals have been honored with the Nobel Prize in its 112-year history, and the University of Colorado is proud to claim five of them.
October 23, 2013
CU-Boulder biology students ready to wow at world competition
When this year’s iGEM team at the University of Colorado Boulder began meeting, they wanted to take what they knew about biology and use it to build something...
September 25, 2013
New CU-Boulder-led study: ‘Microbial clock’ may help determine time of death
An intriguing study led by the University of Colorado Boulder may provide a powerful new tool for forensic scientists attempting to determine the time of death...
October 31, 2012
BioFrontiers researchers uncover new target for cancer research
Telomeres sit at the ends of chromosomes to protect their genetic data. Image Credit: Jane Ades, NHGRI In a new paper released Oct. 24 in Nature , Tom Cech and...
September 19, 2012
BioFrontiers scientist redefines computer science education
If you were alive during the late 1990s you might have noticed a little era called the dot-com bubble. It was a time when Internet-based companies like Amazon...