Cash, Krebs featured in Denver Post article about Colorado health-tech innovations

Two Colorado School of Mines professors from the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department were featured in a recent article in The Denver Post about bioscience and health-tech innovations being developed at Colorado universities. Assistant Professor Kevin Cash discussed his work on color-changing tattoo ink for use as a diagnostic tool for doctors, and Assistant Professor Melissa Krebs talked about the biopolymers she is developing to promote tissue regeneration in the body.

Mines is launching a new graduate program in quantitative biosciences and engineering this fall, offering rigorous training at disciplinary interfaces that are the hallmark of a Mines education, meeting student demand for graduate-level instruction in cutting-edge biology and health applications and providing a rapidly growing local industry with a much-needed talent pipeline.

From the article:

The future human body may not arrive in a box on your apartment stoop tomorrow, but when it eventually does get here, don’t be surprised if what we get is cooler than what you saw on the movie screen.

“If we look back at what people have predicted in the past and what has come, it’s always something drastically different, but is amazing to see,” said Kevin Cash, an assistant professor in the chemical and biological engineering department at the Colorado School of Mines. “OK, we still don’t have flying cars, but in my pocket is a device that lets me talk to someone on the opposite side of the planet.”