Annual Outstanding Learning Assistant Awards

By Melissa Kathryn BerryDecember 15th, 2017in Student News

Alondra Concepcion-Gonzalez, Mady Eori, Claire Esielionis, Sophia Holmes, Ambika Manhapra, and Sarah Ziobro Receive the Outstanding Learning Assistant Award The Biology Department recognized the wonderful efforts of all of our Learning Assistants (LAs) by presenting “The Outstanding Learning Assistant Award” to the group of LAs who presented a poster that was... More

BMB Junior Presents Talk at Genome Science Institute Research Symposium

By Melissa Kathryn BerryNovember 15th, 2017in News, Student News

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology undergrad, Anoush Calikyan (CAS '19), presented her talk "Modeling Familial Partial Lipodystrophy Dunnigan Type 2 with CRISPR Technology" at the 2017 Annual Genome Science Institute Research Symposium. Anoush has pursued her interests in research, by performing undergraduate BMB research in the McCall lab at BU. Congratulations... More

BMB Students Pass ASBMB Certificate Exam with Distinction

By Melissa Kathryn BerryNovember 14th, 2017in News, Student News

A group of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB) students have completed the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) certificate exam. This nationwide certification exam has been designed to test students’ knowledge and understanding of the core competencies in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology developed by the ASBMB and its members. More

Katey Lesneski Receives AAUS Award

Katey Lesneski, Ph.D. candidate co-advised by Dr. John Finnerty and Dr. Les Kaufman, was recently selected as a runner up for the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) Foundation's 2017 Doctoral Scholarship which comes with a $1500 award. The AAUS consists of over 130 organizational members and produces consensual standards for the training... More

Billie Goolsby and Elena Newmark Honored with Marion Kramer Award

By Stacy Straaberg FinfrockSeptember 14th, 2017in Student News

Billie Goolsby (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) and Elena Newmark (Biology, Specialization in Ecology & Conservation Biology) were recently honored with the 2017/2018 Marion Kramer Award. This award is given to high-achieving female students majoring in Biology. The award was established in 2001 in honor of Dr. Marion Kramer who earned her Bachelor’s degree... More

Tim Maguire’s Research Highlighted by the Council of Graduate Schools

Ph.D. candidate, Tim Maguire, of the Fulweiler lab has been highlighted by the Council of Graduate Schools. Tim’s research investigates the effects of climate change on silica production in trees and his dissertation defense is scheduled for next week.  See more at