Kyle Turchick spotlighted for work in Buma Lab

June 18, 2019

Meet Kyle Turchick . Kyle is a Master’s student in the Buma Lab studying disturbance ecology on Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska.

Diana Tomback speaks at Southern Ute Museum Photo Unveiling

June 18, 2019

Ignacio, Colorado was host to the Southern Ute Bear Dance and Pow Wow over the Memorial Day weekend as well as a photo unveiling and wolf event at the Southern Ute Museum. Professor Diana Tomback of Integrative Biology delivered remarks at the Museum on behalf of Jim and Jamie Dutcher,...

Phiel honored with special publication

April 11, 2019

Associate Professor of Integrative Biology Christopher Phiel (and collogues) paper " Glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3) regulates mRNA methylation in mouse embryonic stem cells ," has been awarded the honor of being featured in a special virtual issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry (one of the top scientific journals...

Cronin presenting in Haiti

April 9, 2019

Integrative Biology Associate Professor Greg Cronin (with Miguel Sague, is a Taino spiritual Leader and author) is co-organizing a special session at the International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment (IICE) to be held June 11-14 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The session “ Decolonization: Healing the Spirit, Mind, and Land...

Buma publishes on forest carbon map

March 11, 2019

Assistant Professor of Integrated Biology Brian Buma and Thomas Thompson (of the US Forest Service) recently published the first spatially explicit map of carbon in one of the densest forests in the world - the coastal rainforests of Alaska ( Long-term exposure to more frequent disturbances increases baseline carbon...

Swallow publishes on sex difference in aggression

Feb. 12, 2019

John G. Swallow, Professor and Chair of Department of Integrative Biology, recently co-published Sex differences in aggression: Differential roles of 5-HT2, neuropeptide F and tachykinin . Despite the conserved function of aggression across taxa in obtaining critical resources such as food and mates, serotonin’s (5-HT) modulatory role on aggressive behavior...

Buma publishes on adapting to fire

Feb. 12, 2019

Brian Buma, Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology, recently co-published Integrating subjective and objective dimensions of resilience in fire-prone landscapes in BioScience. Managing and responding to fires is both an ecological and a sociological problem, and requires an integrated look at social-ecological systems in a truly holistic way. This...

Tomback edits Biodiversity and Conservation in Forests

Jan. 31, 2019

Biodiversity and Conservation in Forests , edited by Integrated Biology Professor Diana F. Tomback (MDPI Books). This Special Issue of the journal Forests explores the unique biodiversity supported by forest communities, how forest communities are rapidly changing, and conservation approaches to preserving forest biodiversity.

MARC U-STAR students recognized at national conference

Jan. 14, 2019

Three MARC U-STAR (Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research - an institutional training grant from the National Institute on General Medical Sciences) Scholars were awarded top honors for their neuroscience research at the 2018 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference in San Antonio, TX. Aleezah...

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...