Biology Alumna Michelle Cilia Wins PECASE Award

By Jennifer ScottFebruary 24th, 2017in Alumni News, News

Michelle Cilia, who received her BA in Biology from Boston University in 1999, has been named as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). About the award, President Obama said, “I congratulate these outstanding scientists and engineers on their impactful work,”... More

Alumna and Artist: Dana Simmons

By Jennifer ScottNovember 22nd, 2016in Alumni News, News

While conducting research for graduate school in neurobiology, Dana Simmons (CAS’11) noticed that the neurons she was observing looked very much like trees. She's started capturing images of neurons and dendrites that “have an artistic aesthetic.” You can see more of her science-art on her website.

Cassidy D’Aloia Wins Belamarich Award

By Jennifer ScottNovember 10th, 2016in Alumni News, News

Cassidy D'Aloia of the Buston Lab was selected as the winner of the 2016 Belamarich Award for outstanding doctoral dissertation in Biology for her thesis “Patterns, causes, and consequences of connectivity within a coral reef fish metapopulation." Post-defense, D'Aloia is currently working as a Postdoctoral Scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. ... More

Faculty Search: 3 positions (Systems Biology (2) and Marine Population Genomics)

The Department of Biology is conducting a search for 3 new faculty members. Systems Biology, Boston University (2 positions) The Department of Biology invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors in systems biology, broadly defined, beginning July 1, 2016. We seek candidates integrating experimental biology, advanced technologies (e.g., genomics, proteomics, microfluidics, single-cell... More

Department of Biology Welcomes Alumni

By Meredith J CanodeSeptember 26th, 2015in Alumni News, News

The Department of Biology celebrated Boston University's Alumni Weekend by welcoming back former graduates of the department at a happy hour social held on  September 25th. Alumni were welcomed by current faculty and graduate students, are were apprised of the research of current faculty and former students of the department with... More