The BioFrontiers Institute was founded at the University of Colorado to:
- Advance human health and welfare by exploring critical frontiers of unknown biology and translating new knowledge to practical applications.
- Educate a new generation of interdisciplinary scientists, empowering them to work together to push the boundaries of human knowledge and reap its benefits.
- Leverage and expand Colorado’s leadership in biotechnology and its promise for human advancement.
The BioFrontiers Institute is uniquely defined both by its excellent researchers and leadership, and by the scientific and geographical ecosystem that empowers their work.
The Institute is housed in the state-of-the-art Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building on CU-Boulder’s East Campus. This new facility brings together the Initiative’s scientific passion and drive with the resources it takes to explore critical areas of unknown biology and translate that knowledge into applications that will advance human health and welfare.