Potential SURF Mentors

On this page you will find information about professors who agreed to consider hosting a SURF student during the summer of 2014. If you do not see anyone in your area of interest, please contact us at urop@bu.edu.

Mentor Name Department Primary research areas of interest
Bradham, Cynthia CAS – Biology Molecular Biology; Developmental Biology; Sea Urchin
Buston, Peter CAS – Biology Behavioral Ecology and Marine Ecology
Callard, Gloria CAS – Biology Molecular Endocrinology (Estrogen Signaling in Nervous System)
Celenza, John CAS – Biology Plant Molecular Biology, Genetics and Biochemistry
Dominguez, Isabel MED – Hematology-Oncology Signaling Pathways; cardiac development and heart defects in mice and frogs; cancer
Eldred, William CAS – Biology Traumatic Brain Injury
Elliott, Sean CAS – Chemistry Biochemistry: Redox Enzymology, Metals in Biology
Finnerty, John CAS – Biology Marine Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Genomics
Finzi, Adrien CAS – Biology Forest Ecology and Biogeochemistry
Frydman, Horacio CAS – Biology Drosophila; Molecular Biology; Infectious Disease
Fulweiler, Robinson CAS – Earth Sciences Marine Biology, Biogeochemistry, Oceanography
Gardner, Tim CAS – Biology Neurobiology; Neural Circuits; Bird Song and Behavior
Gilmore, Thomas CAS – Biology Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Evolutionary Biology
Hansen, Ulla CAS – Biology Cancer, Cell Cycle, Gene Expression Regulation, Cell Signaling, Proliferation, Cell Survival, Transcriptional Networks
Ho, Angela CAS – Biology Alzheimer’s Disease; Transgenic Mouse Models
Lin, Jen-Wei CAS – Biology Electrophysiological and imaging studies of membrane excitability in axons and synapses
Liu, Pinghua CAS – Chemistry Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
McCall, Kim CAS – Biology Cell Biology and Mechanisms
Mullen, Sean CAS – Biology Evolutionary Genetics, Population Genomics, Adaptation & Speciation
Naya, Frank CAS – Biology Cardiac Development & Disease, Mouse Development, Gene Regualtion
Man, Hengye CAS – Biology Synaptic Plasticity
Perlstein, Deborah CAS – Chemistry Chemistry
Primack, Richard CAS – Biology Biology
Schneider, Chris CAS – Biology Sexual Selection and Speciation in Caribbean Lizards
Segre, Daniel CAS/ENG – Bioinformatics Bioinformatics
Sorenson, Michael CAS – Biology Evolutionary Ecology of Birds
Templer, Pamela CAS – Biology Forest Ecology – Climate Change and Acid Rain
Tolan, Dean CAS – Biology Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Genetics
Traniello, James CAS – Biology Neural Basis of Social Organization