Professor Siggers Wins Prestigious Education Award

By Jennifer ScottMay 3rd, 2018in Faculty News, News

BU Biology's Professor Trevor Siggers has been awarded Boston University's 2018 Dean's Award for Excellence in Graduate Education! As explanation for their choice of Professor Siggers for this prestigious award, the Dean's office notes that Siggers was "chosen by a committee of faculty colleagues from a very strong group of... More

Davies Lab Outreach and Publication

By Jennifer ScottApril 25th, 2018in Faculty News, News

Assistant Professor Sarah Davies and the Davies Lab have been busy recently! Dr. Davies was an invited kickoff speaker for the Boston SET (Science Engineering and Technology) in the City. Davies discussed how she became a marine biologist and offered advice to a diverse group of high school students. Additionally, More

Dr. Rotjan Awarded MIT Media Lab Award

By Jennifer ScottApril 3rd, 2018in Faculty News, News

There is a new trend towards “open” everything – open source, open access, and now – “Open Ocean”, a new initiative at the MIT Media Lab. BU Biology Lecturer Dr. Randi Rotjan was part of their recent event, “Here Be Dragons”, where 1 day of talks was followed by 1... More

Professor McCall Receives Two NIH Grants

By Jennifer ScottApril 3rd, 2018in Faculty News, News

Department Chair Prof. Kim McCall recently received two NIH grants (totaling over $2.7 million) to support her laboratory’s research on cell death and cell clearance. One of the grants is entitled “The coordination of cell death and corpse clearance” and is a 5-year “Maximizing Investigator Research Award” from the... More