All CU Awardees

Click below to view each year's group of CU's Boettcher Investigators.  CU’s Boettcher Investigators have been awarded a total of $7,610,000 since the program was initiated in 2010.

2017

Joshua C. Black, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Angelo D'Alessandro, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor and Director of the Metabolomics Core - School of Medicine

Kristine A. Kuhn, MD, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Eric M. Pietras, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology

John A. Thompson, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

2016

Wen-Yuan Elena Hsieh, MD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Immunology & Microbiology and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology

Ethan G. Hughes, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Bernard L. Jones, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Medical Physics

Sabrina Leigh Spencer, PhD
University of Colorado Boulder, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Cristin Welle, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Bioengineering

Hongjin Zheng, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

2015

James Costello, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of pharmacology; cancer systems biology and pharmacogenomics

Santos J. Franco, Ph.D.

CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of pediatric stem cell biology; brain stem cells in development and disease

Melanie Cree Green, M.D., Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; instructor of pediatric endocrinology; fatty liver in adolescents with polycystic ovarian syndrome

Aaron N. Johnson, Ph.D.
CU Denver; assistant professor of integrative biology; molecular mechanisms of congenital myopathies

Erik B. Oleson, Ph.D.
CU Denver; assistant professor of psychology; dopaminergic contributions to behavior and psychopathology

2014

Roger A. Bannister, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of medicine; skeletal and cardiac muscle physiology

Subhajyoti De, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of biomedical informatics and personalized medicine; cancer genomics, lung cancer, somatic mutations, NA damage and repair, algorithm development, optimization

Loren Hough, Ph.D.
CU-Boulder; assistant professor of physics; structural biology of order and disordered proteins

Kunhua Song, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of medicine; regenerative medicine and heart development/disease

2013

Amrut V. Ambardekar, M.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of medicine; myocardial recovery after ventricular assist device implantation

Joseph A. Brzezinski, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of ophthalmology; mechanisms of retinal development and disease

Soyeon Park, Ph.D.
CU-Boulder; assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology; molecular mechanisms of proteasome biogenesis

Abigail L. Person, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of physiology and biophysics; corollary discharge pathways underlying schizophrenia symptoms

2012

Harald Junge, Ph.D.
CU-Boulder; assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology; retinal vascular development and disease 

Matthew Kennedy, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of pharmacology; molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer’s pathology 

Chad G. Pearson, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of cell and developmental biology; organization of the microtubule cytoskeleton for cell division and signaling  

2011

Zhe Chen, Ph.D.
CU-Boulder; assistant professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology; axon guidance during neural development

Robert C. Doebele, M.D., Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of medical oncology; resistance mechanisms in oncogene-driven lung cancer

Jing H. Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of immunology and microbiology; antibody production and genomic instability in B lymphocytes

2010

Robin Dowell, D. Sc.
CU-Boulder; assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology; translational bioinformatics involving drug efficacy and genetics

Gidon Felsen, Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of physiology and biophysics; Parkinson’s Disease

Paul Jedlicka, M.D., Ph.D.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus; assistant professor of pathology; Ewing Sarcoma, a common cancer of the bone and soft tissue affecting children