Faculty Lucas Argueso and Brad Borlee Receive Three-Year Research Grants

Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program has awarded CMB faculty members Lucas Argueso, environmental and radiological health sciences, as well as Brad Borlee, microbiology, immunology and pathology, each a three-year $225,00 research grant. The Research program is aimed at recruiting and continuing the scientific advancement of young researchers in the state of Colorado. Argueso’s research focuses on a specific type of genetic damage know as copy number variations. This genetic damage associated with types of human cancers, autism and a variety of other diseases.