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 publication unites...

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.

Cronin publishes on applied ecology

Jan. 31, 2019

Associate Professor Greg Cronin of Integrative Biology published the first peer-reviewed description of his field. “Applied Ecology Explained” was co-authored with Proffessor Adam Briggle (University of North Texas) and published in the Dec. 2018 volume of the Bulletin of Pure and Applied Sciences – Zoology . In addition to defining...

Luck on China’s impacts to US jobs

Jan. 29, 2019

Assistant Professor of Economics Philip Luck’s research on the impact of Chinese competition on America was cited in the Financial Times after he presented at the American Economics Association’s convention in Atlanta, GA, earlier this month. “China shock” has been an issue in the current talk of trade-wars and sanctions,...

Call for Nominations: 2019 University and CLAS Outstanding Staff and Faculty Excellence Awards

Jan. 29, 2019

Annual awards within the University and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have approaching deadlines between February 22nd and March 11th. Information about student awards will be coming soon. For more information about eligibility, nomination, and the application process please reach out to individual contacts listed in the table...

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...

Copper Nickel content again recognized with awards

Jan. 14, 2019

“Personae Who Got Loose,” a poem by J. Allyn Rosser published in Copper Nickel issue 24 (spring 2017), has been chosen for inclusion in the 2018 Best American Poetry anthology, edited by guest editor and former U.S. Poet Laureate Dana Gioia and series editor David Lehman. The Best American Poetry...

Infante and team identify a new pelvic enhancer

Jan. 14, 2019

Carlos Infante, Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology, and colleagues recently published the paper "A novel enhancer near the Pitx1 gene influences development and evolution of pelvic appendages in vertebrates” in eLife . Vertebrate pelvic reduction is a classic example of repeated evolution. Recurrent loss of pelvic appendages in sticklebacks has...

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