Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie Awarded David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship

By Christina HoneycuttFebruary 17th, 2017in News, Student News

Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie, PhD student in the Primack Lab, recently received a two-year David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship from the Society for Conservation Biology to carry out postdoctoral research. Her project titled, "Conservation Challenges for Tundra Refugia under Climate Change: A Paleoecological Perspective on Subalpine and Alpine Vegetation in Maine"... More

Albert Mondragon Awarded the DeLill Nasser Award

By Christina HoneycuttFebruary 6th, 2017in News, Student News

MCBB PhD student, Albert Mondragon, of the McCall Lab recently received the DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics for the Spring 2017 for his research characterizing the molecular machinery controlling acidification during cell death and clearance in fruit flies. These awards are given to outstanding graduate student and... More

Kristina Cohen’s Paper Featured in BURST

By Christina HoneycuttSeptember 21st, 2016in News, Student News

A recent paper in Journal of Experimental Biology by Kristina Cohen, a PhD student in Dr. Karen Warkentin’s lab, has continued to receive extensive media coverage. BURST, a new Facebook page highlighting research at Boston University, featured the video above highlighting findings from the paper. The video was also shared... More

Bridget Chak Published in Royal Society Open Science

By Jennifer ScottSeptember 19th, 2016in News, Student News

Former Biology undergraduate Bridget Chak has her work on offspring sex preference among the Mosuo of Southwest China published in this week's edition of Royal Society Open Science in collaboration with Dr Siobhán Mattison and Dr. Peter Buston. Bridget's research was supported by UROP. Since leaving BU, Bridget has gone... More