Meg A. Younger, PhD was selected as a 2023 recipient for the Smith Family Foundation Excellence in Biomedical Research Award!

Meg Younger has been awarded the Smith Family Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research. The Richard and Susan Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research supports promising pre-tenure researchers as they establish their first independent lab. Its mission is to launch the careers of newly independent biomedical researchers... More

Chip Celenza Become DIAT Member

By sprudhviFebruary 17th, 2023in Faculty News, News

Dr. Chip Celenza is one of the newest members of DIAT, a representative group across CAS and GRS that facilitates and implements diversity, equity, and inclusion at BU. The team consists of 12-15 members of faculty, staff, and students who are committed to addressing: (1)Assessing Accessibility in CAS (2) First... More

Pam Templer Featured in the Brink

By sprudhviOctober 25th, 2022in Faculty News, News

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Templer for her feature in the Brink article titled, “Building a Diverse, Strong Climate Workforce.” On June 9, 2022, Climate advocates from around the world teamed up with BU to brief Congressional staff on their plan to train the next generation for careers in solving the... More

Meg Younger Featured in the Brink

By sprudhviOctober 18th, 2022in Faculty News, News

Biology Assistant Professor, Dr. Meg Younger, is featured in a Brink article titled, “Mosquitoes have a Bizarre Sense of Smell, Study Finds.” The article discusses how mosquitoes have an unconventional method of detecting odors which could explain their ability to detect humans to pray on. Mosquitoes are the most deadly... More

Richard Primack Interviewed for Article in CTInsider

By sprudhviOctober 18th, 2022in Faculty News, News

Dr. Richard Primack was interviewed by CTInsider regarding the effect of drought on Connecticut fall foliage this past year. Primack describes how during years with extremely dry conditions, New England trees tend to experience senescence before displaying vibrant colors.  He elaborates,  “If plants are experiencing drought, then the leaves will not undergo... More

Michael Sorenson featured in PNAS

By sprudhviOctober 18th, 2022in Faculty News, News

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Sorenson for being featured in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) journal article. Sorenson collaborated with a team consisting of Katherine Stryjewski of Harvard University, Jeffrey DaCosta of Boston College, Evan Kuras of BU Urban Program, and collaborators at Cambridge University and farms in... More

Tom Gilmore Renews BU SURF Award

By sprudhviOctober 18th, 2022in Faculty News, News, Student News

Dr. Tom Gilmore received funding for BU’s SURF Program. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program is dedicated to promoting access to graduate education for talented undergraduate students, specifically, those from minority groups that are underrepresented in the sciences. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF-REU) and... More

Sarah Davies Wins the ARROWS Mary Eskrine Award

By sprudhviOctober 18th, 2022in Faculty News, News

Congratulations to Sarah Davies for Winning the ARROWS Mary Eskrine Award. The Mary Eskrine funding award is given to BU STEM faculty members to fund professional development activities that support the BU community of women and other underrepresented genders in STEM. This July, Dr. Davies attended the 15th International Coral... More

2022 Loren E. Wold Research Award Recipients

Douglas Alvarado, Erika Broeker, Evelyn Harper, and Judy Wong are the recipients of the Loren E. Wold Research Award for 2022 The Loren E. Wold Research Awards have been established by Biology alumnus Dr. Loren E. Wold (CAS ’97), a distinguished research scientist and Professor at Ohio State University.  Dr. Wold is a strong advocate of undergraduate research... More