CLAS 2020 Fall Outstanding Student Award Winners

Dec. 3, 2020

Congratulations go out to Michael Alley (Bachelor of Science,Biology) for being selected as the CLAS 2020 Fall Outstanding Achievment Award recipient!

Megan Cherny and Richard Jones Thesis Defense

Congratulations to Integrative Biology Masters candidates, Megan Cherny and Richard Jones on their successful thesis defenses this month!

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2020 Fall Seminar Series - Dr. Matthew Johnson

DR. MATTHEW JOHNSON Assistant Professor Biological Sciences Texas Tech University WHEN: Nov. 20 th , 2020 at Noon WHERE: Seminar will be presented via Zoom Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 910 4844 0693 Plant biodiversity and target capture sequencing: new tools enable new research questions Advancements in high-throughput DNA sequencing...

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New Faculty Member Sara Branco, PhD, Earns Prestigious Mycology Award

In July, Sara Branco , PhD, won the Mycological Society of America ’s prestigious C.J. Alexopoulos Prize. The annual award goes to the “most outstanding mycologist early in their career.” The MSA evaluates nominees primarily on the basis of the quality, originality, and quantity of their published work. Branco, an...

Integrative Biology Dissemination/Travel Grant Awardees

The Department is happy to announce our two current awardees for the Dissemination/Travel Grant awards. Congratulations to Katherine Hayes and Lahari Gadey. We look forward to hearing about the virtual conferences you chose and the presentations you made.

Megan Cerney M.S. Thesis Defense

Integrative Biology is pleased to announce that MS student Megan Cerny’s thesis defense will be taking place via Zoom on Thursday, November 12th at 11:00 am . Megan is a member of Dr. Amanda Charlesworth’s lab and the title of her thesis is "Differential Expression of Oct Paralogs During Early...

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Richard Jones M.S. Thesis Defense

Richrd Jones Integrative Biology M.S. Candidate in Dr. Paula Cushing’s Lab WHEN: Nov. 10 th , 2020 at 10:00a WHERE: Seminar will be presented via Zoom Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 92302850322 An empirical evaluation of traditional taxonomic characters in North American solifuges / Indications of site fidelity in solifuges...

Brian Buma on Record Breaking Wildfires

Nov. 5, 2020

Scientists say that wildfires have become hotter, more intense and more destructive in recent years. In Colorado, the threat has also intensified as the fire season has grown longer. “This is exactly what we expect from climate change,” Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology Brian Buma said. “It’s not going to...

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

Nov. 5, 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...

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2020 Fall Seminar Series - Dr. Lucas Silva

Dr. Lucas Silva Associate Professor College of Arts & Sciences Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Research Laboratory University of Oregon WHEN: Nov. 6, 2020 at Noon WHERE: Seminar will be presented via Zoom Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 910 4844 0693 Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Interactions: Structure, Function, and Predictive Scaling for Climate Change Mitigation In this...