Prof. Primack and Ph.D. candidate Tara Millier publish on Annals of Botany

Boston University Professor of Biology Richard Primack and Ph.D. candidate  Tara Miller co-authored a study that is now in press in Annals of Botany. The article “Comparing fruiting phenology across two historical datasets: Thoreau’s observations and herbarium specimens” demonstrated how climate change is having a biological effect on local environments. More

Cheryl Knott featured in The Atlantic

By Siyu ZhangApril 23rd, 2021in Faculty News, News

Dr. Cheryl Knott, Professor of Anthropology, Biology, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, is featured in The Atlantic for her research of orangutans and her collaboration with local partners in Indonesia.  The article, titled "The Pandemic Is Undoing Field Researchers’ Oldest Assumption," highlights the practices done by Dr. Knott that allows... More

Randi Rotjan Published in Science Immunology

By Siyu ZhangMarch 26th, 2021in Faculty News, News

Dr. Randi Rotjan, a BU Research Assistant Professor of biology, co-authored and published a research paper in Science Immunology. This paper, “Deep-sea microbes as tools to refine the rules of innate immune pattern recognition”, has received a lot of media attention and was covered by The Brink, The Scientists, Mirage... More

Meeting New Faculty: Dr. Michaelyn Hartmann

By Siyu ZhangMarch 22nd, 2021in Faculty News, News

We are excited to announce that Dr. Michaelyn Hartmann joined our department this semester as a lecturer in Biology.  Dr. Hartmann earned her BS degree in Biology, Siena College and Ph.D. in Genetics and Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked as a Curriculum Fellow... More

Meeting New Faculty: Dr. Ana Fiszbein

By Siyu ZhangMarch 15th, 2021in Faculty News, News

We are excited to announce that Dr. Ana Fiszbein, our new Assistant Professor of Biology, joined our department. Dr. Fiszbein earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and trained as a postdoctoral fellow at MIT. Focusing on the areas of gene regulation, she... More