State awards biodiscovery grants to seven professors

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade has awarded 2009-2010 grants totaling $352,000 to seven Colorado State University bioscience professors. Commercializing innovations The Colorado Legislature created the Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program in 2006 to increase the research and development of new bioscience technology in Colorado research institutions. The grants are intended to […]

Bioplastic discovery improves joint implants

Injuries and wear-and-tear in the human skeletal system may have been debilitating just a few decades ago, but efforts to keep people more mobile are advancing, thanks to discoveries in biomedical research. Susan James (left), and an undergraduate student work in the CSU Orthopaedics Bioengineering Research Laboratory. Star of bioengineering Susan James, professor of mechanical […]

Chemistry researcher wins NSF grant to further biomaterials research

The Boettcher Foundation on Wednesday named Colorado State University chemist Melissa Reynolds one of only six 2010 Boettcher Investigators as part of the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program, which helps recruit, retain and advance scientific talent in Colorado. Biocompatible coatings for medical devices   Melissa Reynolds, assistant professor with a joint appointment in chemistry and with […]