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Celebrating the Class of 2020 Virtual Spring Commencement Ceremony

May 15, 2020

Faculty and staff are invited to join the upcoming online celebration. On Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., CU Denver will be launching the virtual spring commencement ceremony. Degrees will be conferred, remarks will be presented by University Leadership, and student names will be read. Watching The Ceremony Each...

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Matthew Mitchell chooses Harvard Medical School

May 15, 2020

Matthew Mitchell , a student worker in Dr. Chris Phiel’s lab, has chosen to attend Harvard Medical School in the fall of 2020. Matthew received letters of acceptance from several institutions including, The Mayo Clinic, University of Colorado, University of Pittsburg, Creighton University, University of Minnesota, and the MD/PhD program...

IB Students Receive CLAS Outstanding Student Awards

May 14, 2020

The Department would like to recognize and congratulate the following studenst for being awarded the CLAS Outstanding Student awards for Outstanding Bachelor of Science Spring 2020, Outstanding Master of Science Spring 2020, and Outstanding Doctoral Student Fall 2019. Outstanding Bachelor of Science Spring 2020 Shaely Folger (Integrative Biology) Throughout her...

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Integrative Biology M.S. and Ph.D. Graduates

May 8, 2020

It is the Department’s great pleasure announce our M.S. and Ph.D. students who successfully defended their thesis and will be graduating this semester. Congratulations on achieving your goals and for all your hard work. Our best wishes for every success in your future endeavors! Dr. Lamya’a Dawud – March 30th,...

Jessica (Weber) Hoffman accepted to M.S. Modern Human Anatomy Program

May 2, 2020

Jessica (Weber) Hoffman shared some good news with Dr. Cheri Jones. Jessica, a student of Dr. Jones, has been accepted to the M.S. Modern Human Anatomy Program at Anschutz Medical Campus. Congratulations Jessica !

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2020 Spring Smilodon and Biology Outstanding Student Awards

May 2, 2020

The Department is pleased to announce the 2020 Spring Smilodon and Outstanding Student awardees. These students were nominated by faculty, staff, and students for their scholarly achievements, ethics, and contributions to the Department. The Awardees will be honored at a reception (to be announced at a later date) and, will...

Annelise Rue John offered 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 24, 2020

Annelise Rue Johns, PhD student with the Buma lab, has been offered a 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to start this coming fall. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its...

Congratulations Cameron Cornn and Marco Zocchi!

April 24, 2020

Congratulations go out to Cameron Cornn and Marco Zocchi undergraduate students in Dr. Charlesworth’s lab. Cameron has been accepted into both Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP) and the summer Cancer Research Experience for Undergraduates (CREU) at Anschutz. He accepted the SSRP at Stanford, where he will also be an Amgen...

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Marianne Davenport M.S. Thesis Defense

April 13, 2020

The Department would like to congratulate Marianne on successfully defending her thesis. Job well done! Marianne Davenport Masters Candidate in Dr. Ragland’s Lab "Variability in Adult Reproductive Diapause of the Spruce Beetle, Dendroctonus rufipennis" Organisms modify their life history strategies in highly variable environments, such as seasonally cycling temperature and...

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Margo Pace M.S. Thesis Defense

April 3, 2020

The Department would like to congratulate Margo on her successful defense of her thesis! Job well done!! Margo Pace Masters Candidate in Dr. Rebecca Hufft’s lab CU Denver Department of Integrative Biology/Denver Botanic Gardens. "Beaver Dam Analogs Impact Riparian Plant Communities". Margo is investigating whether man-made in-stream structures have the...