Prestigious NSF CAREER Award for Greg Ragland

July 21, 2021

Assistant Professor in Integrative Biology Greg Ragland recently received an NSF CAREER award. The grant, titled, “Beyond differential expression: quantifying transcriptional dynamics and testing for adaptive value of transcriptomic responses at low temperature,” will be a comparative physiology study of transcription temperature in flies from different regions. At present, the...

Deseray Sileo Earns Full-ride Scholarship to Medical School at UCLA

June 17, 2021

Current Anatomy TA and 2019 Biology Alum, Deseray Sileo was recently awarded a full-ride scholarship for medical school at the University of California Los Angles. She was offered and has accepted the David Geffen Medical Student Scholarship , and will matriculate to UCLA this fall. This is the highest honor...

Brian Buma on Salvage Logging

Jan. 21, 2021

Integrative Biology Associate Professor Brian Buma recently coauthored a Tamm Review on the effects of salvage logging in forests around the world . Tamm reviews are an invited, high-profile series of reviews on rapidly changing topics of interest worldwide. Salvage logging is when disturbed forests, like post-fire or post-beetle trees,...

Chris Miller, Timberley Roane, and Bryan Wee Win Presidential Initiative on Urban Research Awards

Oct. 28, 2020

The Presidential Initiative on Urban Research, sponsored by the CU system to bolster each campus’s unique area of expertise, is intended to support CU Denver’s urban and place-based research and creative work. The winners were selected by the seven deans, with assistance in proposal review from eight faculty. The College...

Timberley Roane’s Impact Recognized with Chase Faculty Community Service Award

Oct. 15, 2020

Associate Professor of Integrative Biology Timberley Roane is the recipient of the 2020 Chase Faculty Community Service award, recognizing her unrelenting support of the Native American/American Indian community in the education of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).The Chase Faculty Community Service Award is presented annually to a full-time CU...

Brian Buma’s New NSF Award and Long Awaited Publication

Sept. 17, 2020

Brian Buma, Integrative Biology Assistant Professor, was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of historical management patterns on future carbon sequestration projects in the US and Canada. The support totals $476,254 over three years and will result in the first spatially explicit carbon...

Laurel Sindewald, Diana Tomback and Eric Neumeyer Published on Limber Pine

Sept. 3, 2020

Integrated Biology PhD Candidate Laurel Sindewald, Professor Diana Tomback, and Geospatial Analyst Eric Neumeyer had a paper published in the journal Forests on August 1, titled "Community Structure and Functional Role of Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) in Treeline Communities in Rocky Mountain National Park". Sindewald is beginning her fourth year...

Prestigious MSA Award Goes to New Faculty Member Sara Branco

Aug. 19, 2020

Incoming Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology Sara Branco has been awarded one of the Mycological Society of America’s most prestigious honors, the 2020 C.J. Alexopoulous Prize. The MSA’s Alexopoulous Prize is given annually to the most outstanding mycologist early in their career. The nominees are evaluated primarily on the basis...

Greg Cronin Produces Educational COVID-19 Rap

May 14, 2020

Associate Professor of Integrative Biology Greg Cronin recently produced a rap video PSA to educate Haitians about COVID-19 pandemic . The PSA encourages people to social distance, wash hands with soap and water, notice symptoms, and avoid contamination. This transdisciplinary effort occurred a decade after he produced a PSA that...

Annelise Rue John Offered 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 30, 2020

Annelise Rue Johns, PhD student with the Buma lab, has been offered a 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to start this coming fall. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its...

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