Gary Jacobson Retires After 31 Years of Service
Professor Gary Jacobson retires after 31 years at BU Dept of Biology. Professor Gary Jacobson received his PhD from Stanford University in 1974 and began his career at Boston University in 1979. His research focused on bacterial biochemistry and physiology. Dr. Jacobson founded the BMB/MCBB program, one of the first interdisciplinary programs in the sciences, and served in various leadership roles, including Associate Chair, Chair ad interim, and Director of the Biology Department.