Nahomie Rodriguez-Sastre Receives Outstanding Poster Award at Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin (DBSU)

Nahomie Rodriguez-Sastre, Ph.D. student in the Bradham Lab, recently received the "Outstanding Poster Award" at the Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin (DBSU) in Woods Hole, MA for her poster titled: "Ethanol treatment perturbs skeletal patterning during sea urchin development." Nahomie's research uses the sea urchin to identify the pathway that EtOH... More

Shawna Henry Receives Best Poster Award at Gordon Research Conference

Shawna Henry, Ph.D. candidate in the Ho Lab, recently received the "Best Poster Award" at the Gordon Research Conference: Neurobiology of Brain Disorders in Barcelona, Spain for her poster titled: "Conformational Switch of Mint1 Controls APP Binding and Processing." Shawna's research examined how perturbing the interaction between Mint1, a neuronal adaptor protein, More

Joana Barbosa Teixeira and Rose Zhao Honored with Marion Kramer Award

By Stacy Straaberg FinfrockSeptember 26th, 2018in Student News

Joana Barbosa Teixeira and Rose Zhao, both Biochemistry & Molecular Biology majors, were recently honored with the 2018/2019 Marion Kramer Award. This award is given to high-achieving female students majoring in the biological sciences. The award was established in 2001 in honor of Dr. Marion Kramer who earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Boston... More

Katey Lesneski Named as a 2018 Switzer Fellow

Katey Lesneski, Ph.D. candidate co-advised by Dr. John Finnerty and Dr. Les Kaufman, was recently named as a 2018 Switzer Fellow. This prestigious fellowship identifies and supports emerging environmental leaders at universities across the nation. The award recognizes Katey's demonstrated commitment to coral reef conservation in the Caribbean over the course of her Ph.D. training... More

2018 Convocation Speakers & Award Winners

Graduating Biology and BMB students were recognized for their academic excellence and research contributions at the Biology and BMB Convocation ceremonies on May 19. At the Biology ceremony Ernest Dimbo served as Student Speaker and a number of awards were given out to graduating seniors including Anjali Oberoi (Senior College Prize for Excellence in Biology);... More

Leah Williams’ Paper Selected among Editor’s Choice Top 10 papers for ISDCI Congress

A paper by Ph.D. candidate Leah Williams in Tom Gilmore's lab was selected as one of ten Editor's Choice papers (from 2015-18) for the 14th International Society for Developmental & Comparative Immunology Congress, June 17th - 21st, 2018 (Santa Fe, New Mexico). The paper, "A conserved Toll-like receptor-to-NF-κB signaling pathway in the endangered coral Orbicella... More