Professor Rotjan Awarded BU Supervisor of the Year

By Jennifer ScottMarch 18th, 2019in Faculty News, News

Biology Department Lecturer and Research Assistant Professor Randi Rotjan has been awarded Boston University Supervisor of the Year for 2019! Dr. Rotjan is a prolific instructor and researcher, and has clearly taken the time to work intensively with the students in her lab as well. Hayley Goss, an undergraduate in... More

Professors Primack and Templer Awarded NSF Grant

By Jennifer ScottMarch 12th, 2019in Faculty News, News

Professor Richard Primack and Professor Pamela Templer have received an NSF grant entitled "ADVANCE Partnership: From the Classroom to the Field: Intervention Training to Improve Workplace Climate.” The goal of this proposal is to empower academics to transform workplace climate in the fields of ecology, evolutionary biology and animal behavior... More

Professor Andrew Emili Awarded NIH/NIA Grant

By Jennifer ScottFebruary 28th, 2019in Faculty News, News

Professor of Biology (CAS) and Biochemistry (BUSM) Andrew Emili and Professor of Pharmacology (BUSM) Ben Wolozin have received a joint NIH/National Institute on Aging R01 grant ($3,945,190) entitled "Systems-level functional proteomics analysis assemblies in Alzheimer's disease and mouse models of tauopathy". The goal of this proposal is to comprehensively map... More

Cymone Reed Publishes Biology Letters Paper

A big congratulations to Cymone Reed (CAS ’18),  the lead author along with Ph.D. student Rebecca Branconi, Postdoctoral Fellow John Majoris, Research Associate Cara Johnson, and Associate Professor Pete Buston, who published the paper “Competitive growth in a social fish” in the Royal Society’s Biology Letters. The paper demonstrates that clownfish are able to increase their growth rate in response... More

Davies lab members attend SICB Conference in FL

Dr. Sarah Davies and lab members attended the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Conference in Tampa, Florida in early January. Students received financial support to attend the conference from the Biology Department Travel Awards and UROP. They had seven podium presentations and one poster presentation. In addition, Dr. Davies and her... More

Caron Family Donation Funds Alzheimer’s Research

By Jennifer ScottDecember 19th, 2018in Alumni News, Faculty News, News

In honor of the Caron Family and their generous gift to support the Ho/Beffert and Stern laboratories to study Alzheimer’s disease at Boston University, Boston University's Development Office created the following short film. The Caron Family created the Harold and Margaret Southerland Alzheimer’s Research Fund to honor Susan Caron’s late... More