Biosciences


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.
Kevin Cash, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected as a fellow for Scialog: Advancing Bioimaging, a new initiative from Research
The Quantitative Biosciences and Engineering bachelor’s degree is built for students interested in pre-med and a host of new and emerging biological fields.
Morrison, a competitive triathlete who began her sports journey in speedskating, talked about her career path and athletics, as well as her research in drug development and carbon recycling
"We started this company with a focus on resolving diabetic foot ulcers, which pose serious health and financial burdens to those affected, but also believe the unique properties of our hydrogels may have broader applicability in wound healing," said Melissa Krebs, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering.
A mechanical engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines is part of a team of researchers working on better ways to detect concussions and more protective equipment to prevent them.
Mines' Anne Silverman is collaborating with the U.S. Naval Health Research Center on work to better understand and reduce injury risk among U.S. service members.
An expert in musculoskeletal biomechanics, Silverman joined the Mines faculty in 2011.
Through these projects and others, Mines faculty and students are giving Mines an upper hand in responding to the pandemic and its challenges.