Chemistry Department Receives a 2022 Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions

Nov. 17, 2022

The Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions program recently announced seven new grantees, and the CU Denver Chemistry Department was among the winners. The awards provide an $18,500 grant to bring a leading researcher to a primarily undergraduate institution to give at least two lectures and to substantively interact with...

Marino Resendiz Receives Prestigious Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Nov. 25, 2021

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Marino Resendiz, recently received a Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award for 2021. These awards, from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, support the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences at undergraduate institutions. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding...

Xiaojun Ren’s Paper Selected as Seminal Biochemistry Paper from 100+ years of JBC

Oct. 28, 2021

The Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC), the flagship journal of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, recently collected the 46 most significant research papers published during the past century and beyond . Associate Professor of Chemistry Xiaojun Ren’s paper “ Nuclear condensates of the Polycomb protein chromobox 2...

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...