(Whiteley, Aaron - 2022) -- Boettcher Investigator, Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program uri icon



  • A University of Colorado Boulder biochemist is one of eight outstanding biomedical researchers at Colorado institutions who are part of the Boettcher Foundation’s 2022 class of Boettcher Investigators.

    He and his colleagues are recipients of grant funding through the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program.

    Aaron T. Whiteley, CU Boulder assistant professor of biochemistry, will conduct up to three years of research focused on novel mechanisms of STING signaling in cancer and other diseases. The award carries $235,000 in research funding. The prestigious Webb-Waring award supports promising, early career scientific researchers, allowing them to advance their independent research in Colorado and compete for major federal and private awards.

year awarded

  • 2022