Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program:
CMB is a graduate recruitment, admissions and degree conferring program. The Colorado State University Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program consists of faculty members from five colleges and 13 departments whose research programs focus on the molecular and cellular aspects of cancer biology, infectious disease, metabolism (includes biofuels), neuroscience, plant biology, molecular physiology, gene expression, reproductive biology, developmental biology and structural biology. Due to the broad range of well-funded research laboratories to work in, CMB attracts a large number of highly qualified applications each year. The current CMB student body consists of 14 MS and 60 PhD students conducting their research in laboratories of the CMB Faculty Members.
CMB Program News
June Medford, Ashok Prasad and Mauricio Antunes receive DOE Grant
June Medford, Ashok Prasad and Mauricio Antunes were awarded a $2,000,000 ARPA-E (Advanced Research Projects Agency) grant from the Department of Energy. The grant will fund research to develop technology allowing rapid and precise improvements in biofuels crops using a systems biology approach. For more details see the full Today @ Colorado State story.
CMB’s June Medford is ‘Making Stuff Safer’
In August, The NOVA TV production crew, along with host David Pogue filmed two Colorado State University research projects. One of which was June Medford’s Biology lab exploring how plants can be engineered to detect potentially lethal contaminants in the air. If possible the plants would provide an inexpensive and accessible detectors for ordinary people […]
Krystle Frahm receives National Research Service Award
Krystle Frahm was recently awarded an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship for her project entitled “Increased Prenatal Glucocorticoids on Vascularization in the Paraventricular Nucleus of the Hypothalamus.” Her advisor is Dr. Stuart Tobet, Director of Biomedical Engineering and Cell & Molecular Biology Faculty Member. Krystle Frahm received a Young […]
Michael Pagliassotti Becomes Department Head of Food Science and Human Nutrition
CMB faculty member Michael Pagliassotti as of July 1 He took over for Chris Melby as head of the department in Food Science and Human Nutrition. He has been a prominent researcher in the department since 2003. His research focuses on how impairments in liver function contribute and can result in type 2 Diabetes and […]