Sanders takes second in ESA competition

Dec. 14, 2017

Erin Sanders, Psychology BA 2012, and current MS Integrated Biology student, received second place in the 2017 Student Competition for the Presidents Prize from the Entomological Society of America.

Miller and Narrowe publish on microbially produced methane in wetlands

Nov. 30, 2017

Biology PhD student Adrienne Narrowe and Assistant Professor Department of Integrative Biology Christopher S. Miller contributed to a recent publication in Nature Communications showing that microbially produced methane in a freshwater wetland is produced in parts of the wetland where it was previously assumed no methane was coming from, from...

Tomback continues as go-to on whitebark pine

Oct. 5, 2017

On September 20, in the town of Jasper (in Jasper National Park, Alberta) Diana F. Tomback, Professor of Integrative Biology, presented an evening talk to the public on the importance of whitebark pine, a widely-distributed high elevation tree in the Rocky Mountains; the role of its seed disperser Clark’s Nutcracker,...

MARC program proud to announce travel grants to SACNAS

Sept. 21, 2017

The CU Denver Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program had an amazing 6 students earn travel scholarships to present their scientific research at the 2017 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference in Salt Lake City, Utah in October: Odalis Castro is a Public Health major working in Clyde Wright's...

Roane receives NSF funding for INCLUDES project

Sept. 21, 2017

Associate Professor Timberly Roane has received funding from the National Science Foundation for the project Building a Network for Education and Employment in Environmental Stewardship of Indigenous Lands . This project will foster recruitment, training, and employment for indigenous STEM students, where the term "indigenous" comprises the terms Native American,...

Integrative Biology proud to announce travel award winners

Sept. 7, 2017

Andrew Boddicker , M.S. Graduate student advised by Annika Mosier, received a travel award from the Department of Integrative Biology to attend the American Society for Microbiology's international meeting, Microbe, in New Orleans, LA. He presented a poster at the meeting on his research involving the cultivation and whole-genome sequencing...

Duncan Contributing to Foundational Textbooks

April 13, 2017

Integrated Biology Assistant Clinical Professor Tod Duncan recently authored seven chapters in the second edition of Understanding Biology (used in Biology departments across the country and internationally, with approximately 8,000 readers in the U.S. alone) with co-author Kenneth Mason. Duncan, who is credited on the cover of the undergraduate biology...

Grad Program High Marks in US News and World Reports Rankings

April 13, 2017

CLAS is proud to announce the following Graduate Program recent rankings from US News and World Reports : Department of Integrative Biology #75 Department of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences #115 (math) and #75 (stats)

Narrowe receives NSF DDIG

March 2, 2017

Adrienne Narrowe , PhD student in Integrative and Systems Biology in the lab of Assistant Professor Chris Miller, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (NSF DDIG). The DDIG funds additional research for a year that extends Narrowe’s PhD research beyond the original scope of her...

Carver Publishes on Severe Storms and Bird Mortality

Feb. 16, 2017

Amber Carver, PhD student in Integrative and Systems Biology, recently published a paper in Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation that quantifies the effect of severe storms on mortality in breeding bird populations. Amber's study demonstrates how weather radar data can be used to quantify intensity of hailstorms and the...