Dr. Chris Miller

Department of Energy Awards $1M to CU Denver-Led Team for Computational Biology

Sept. 24, 2020

CU Connections, Sept. 24, 2020 issue The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $5 million in funding for six new research projects in computational biology, $1,049,639 of which goes to Chris Miller , associate professor in CU Denver’s Department of Integrative Biology , and his collaborators—Farnoush Banaei-Kashani from CU Denver,...

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World's southernmost tree and forests newly documented and published by Brian Buma

Sept. 11, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Buma, Asst. Professor at UC Denver Integrative Biology on the peer reviewed paper officially announcing “The world's southernmost tree and the forests at the extreme tip of South America” . You can read the full article here .

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Brian Buma awarded grant from the National Science Foundation

Sept. 4, 2020

Brian Buma 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 maps of the entire...

Integrative Biology Professors present lecture in the COVID-19: Colorado & Beyond summer lecture series

July 14, 2020

On July 6 th , Assistant Professor Annika Mosier, Senior Instructor Laurel Beck, and Associate Professors Amanda Charlesworth and Laurel Hartley presented the lecture “The Ecology and Biology of COVID-19” in the COVID-19: Colorado & Beyond free summer lecture series from CLAS: https://clas.ucdenver.edu/cpe/covid-19-colorado-beyond Dr. Annika Mosier Dr. Laurel Beck Dr...

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Brian Buma and Craig Welch on National Geographic Podcast, "The Tree at the End of the World"

July 14, 2020

In January of 2019, Dr. Brian Buma, Ecologist and Assistant Professor with CU Denver Department of Integrative Biology, gathered a team he described as, “… a really solid team of Chilean scientists. There was botanists. We had an archaeologist. We had some camp managers extraordinaire, bird ecologists—we basically had a...

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Members of Wunder and Hartley Labs Publish in Royal Society Open Science

June 10, 2020

Scott Yanco, Andrew McDevitt, Mike Wunder and Laurel Hartley, in collaboration with Clive Trueman of the University of Southampton, recently published a review in the journal Royal Society Open Science : “A modern method of multiple working hypotheses to improve inference in ecology”. One-hundred and thirty years ago Thomas Chamberlin...

E-Nouncements go bi-weekly

May 22, 2020

The weekly E-Nouncement newsletter will be going Bi-Weekly after this issue. The next issue will be sent out on June 5th and then every other Friday until August 14 . Please keep sending Jacki news and/or announcements to be included in the upcoming editions. Stay Safe and Well and enjoy...

Brian Buma and Lukasz Pawlik publish a review article

May 15, 2020

Brian Buma and Lukasz Pawlik of Poland (a CU Denver visiting scholar with Buma, in summer 2019), published a review article on how the evolution of trees may have impacted the terrain and climate of the Devonian period, a timeframe with mass extinctions and swings of climate. Several other Polish...

The National Science Foundation recently awarded $500,000 to launch the new Arctic Migration Research Coordination Network

May 15, 2020

Brian Buma is a member of the steering committee for the new NSF sponsored Trans-Arctic networking program. Arctic port cities are witnessing increased maritime traffic; rural villages are facing displacement; and species are shifting their ranges north. These new mobilities present both challenges and opportunities for the North, but a...

Dr. Laurel Hartley

Laurel Hartley receives the University of Colorado President’s Teaching Scholar award (Campus Award)

May 15, 2020

Laurel Hartley (Integrative Biology) Associate Professor of Integrative Biology Laurel Hartley was recently given the honor of being designated a University of Colorado President’s Teaching Scholar . She joins a prestigious group of more than 50 active Scholars from all four campuses. Dr. Hartley has a deep interest in improving...