Research at Boston University


Vice President and Associate Provost for Research Gloria S. Waters

Assistant Vice President for Research Initiatives Cara Ellis McCarthy

Editor Lauren Eckenroth

Consulting Editor Katherine Calver

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Photography and Image Credits Principal photography by Boston University Photography

Boston University’s policies provide for equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment and admission to all programs of the University. Research at Boston University is published annually by the Office of the Provost to highlight research, scholarship, and creative activity in and across disciplines at Boston University, which received $339.3 million in sponsored program awards in FY2013. Opinions expressed do not represent the official view of Boston University. Use of trade names implies no endorsement by Boston University. For permission to reprint text from Research at Boston University, contact the Office of the Provost at 617-353-2230,, or One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215.

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