Mines' Jeff Squier and CSU's Randy Bartels were recently awarded a $1.2 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to build the electronics and light detectors fast enough to capture and count single photons.
“The buzzword is rational drug design," said Christine Morrison, assistant professor of chemistry. "We’re being very deliberate about the protein we’re targeting and the inhibitors we’re building, rather than just throwing spaghetti at the wall.”
The highly selective junior faculty award supports promising early-career faculty members in the chemical and life sciences to foster the invention of methods, instruments, and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
For undergraduate students who know medical school could be in their future, the Quantitative Biosciences and Engineering (QBE) program offers a unique path. But there's more than one way for a Mines undergraduate to prepare themselves for a career in medicine.
Applied mathematics and statistics researchers at Colorado School of Mines contributed to a new study that showed even slight exposure to light can prompt the critical sleep-promoting hormone melatonin to plummet in preschoolers in the hour before bedtime.