MS Student Kyle Brown Continues Publishing in Nature and Cell Journals

Aug. 19, 2021

In addition to recently successfully defending his thesis, Kyle Brown, MS Chemistry student in the Xiaojun Ren laboratory, has already made great contributions to the epigenetic and chromatin field. In July, Kyle published two papers in high profile, high impact journals. He was the first author of a paper published...

New NIH Funding for High School STEM Teachers’ Summer Research at CU Denver

March 18, 2021

Chemistry Professors Scott Reed and Doris Kimbrough are excited to announce that the National Institute of Health has funded the Rocky Mountain Summer Research Education Experience (RMSREE), to begin summer 2021 on the University of Colorado Denver campus. All high school STEM teachers from the Front Range are eligible to...

Students get published in prestigious scientific journal

May 19, 2020

Xiaojun Ren and his lab earns first R01

May 19, 2020

EURēCA! Student Travel Awards Announced

Jan. 14, 2019

Lindsey Hamilton, the Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, is proud to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 Education through Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (EURēCA!) Student Travel Award. This competitive award provided up to $1500 for CU Denver undergraduates to attend a conference, meeting, or workshop to disseminate...

Chea won DMAA Rookie of the Year

Oct. 18, 2018

Sothary Chea, the Ethnic Studies department Program Assistant, was recognized as Rookie of the Year at the 2018 Denver Metro Admin Awards gala on October 9. Chea began her position in March 2018. In a few short months, she has transformed the culture of the Ethnic Studies department office by...

Knight named Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Sept. 6, 2018

Associate Professor of Chemistry Jefferson Knight has been named a 2018 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. This competitive award recognizes faculty from undergraduate-centered departments for their outstanding accomplishments in research and education in the chemical sciences. Knight joins Professor Hai Lin as CU-Denver faculty who...

New Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

May 11, 2018

Starting in Fall 2018, the CU-Denver Department of Chemistry will offer the Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. The BS Biochemistry will replace the existing Biochemistry Emphasis program, which is currently offered as a sub-plan option within the BS Chemistry degree. The curriculum for the new program is rooted in...

Chemistry and Physics Student Clubs recognized

Dec. 14, 2017

The Chemistry Club has been recognized as a Student Chapter Honorable Mention Award Recipient for the 2016-2017academic year by the American Chemical Society . And for a second year in a row, the Society of Physics Students & Sigma Pi Sigma (through the American Institute of Physics) named the CU...

Chemistry students and faculty present research at ACS RMR conference

Nov. 16, 2017

Eleven CU-Denver students and Chemistry faculty mentors presented their research on a variety of topics, including DNA modification, cell signaling, and chemistry education, at the 2017 American Chemical Society Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting in Loveland, Colorado, October 25-28. Masters students Kirubel Tekletsadik and Nara Chon, postdoctoral scholar Chun-Hung Wang, and...