BME News

Dunlop receives Young Investigator Award

By Liz SheeleySeptember 11th, 2017in BME Spotlight Faculty, NEWS

by Liz Sheeley Assistant Professor Mary Dunlop (BME) is the 2017 recipient of the ACS Synthetic Biology Young Investigator Award. The award recognizes the contributions of scientists who have made a major impact on the field of synthetic biology, early on in their careers. “It is a great honor to receive the ACS... More

NIH Director Touts Research by BME Professor

Creative Minds: Rapid Testing for Antibiotic Resistance By Dr. Francis Collins, Director, NIH | Originally posted on NIH Director's Blog The term “freeze-dried” may bring to mind those handy MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) consumed by legions of soldiers, astronauts, and outdoor adventurers. But if one young innovator has his way, a test... More

Neurophotonics Center Aims to Advance Understanding of the Brain

By Michael Seele Efforts to understand the workings of the human brain have taken quantum leaps forward in recent years as researchers have developed non-invasive, light-based methods to observe its functioning in real time. Now, the College of Engineering is capitalizing on Boston University’s interdisciplinary expertise in neuroscience and photonics to... More

BME Director Wins Prestigious University Award

By Megan WallanderApril 7th, 2017in NEWS

Matthew Barber, the Director of the Biomedical Engineering Department has won the prestigious John S. Perkins Award for Distinguished Service. This award is given annually to Boston University staff members that have demonstrated both outstanding and honorable service to the University community. Matthew Barber is invaluable to the BME community and... More