Fall 2022 Outstanding Biology Learning Assistant Awards

By Erin MullinsDecember 16th, 2022in Student News

The Biology Department recognized the hard work and innovation of all of our Learning Assistants (LAs) by presenting “The Outstanding Learning Assistant Award” to two groups of Biology LAs for the fall 2022 semester. These students presented posters that were judged by the Biology Honors Committee to best outline procedures... 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

Spring 2022 Undergraduate Research Award Winners

By sprudhviSeptember 22nd, 2022in News, Student News

Congratulations to Maria Salgado Patino, Russell Laman, and Jamie Li for receiving the Spring 2022 Undergraduate Research Award. This annual award is given to outstanding seniors of any major who are performing research in Biology Department labs by the Biology Research and Honors Committee.  Maria Salgado (Neuroscience and Psychology) conducted her... 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

Daniel Wuitchik Receives Dana Wright Fellowship

By Jen CorreiaJuly 1st, 2022in Grad Student News, News

Daniel Wuitchik of the Davies Lab is the 2022 recipient of the Dana Wright Fellowship. Daniel's research explores the effects of temperature on stress, symbiosis, and patterns of diversity in marine invertebrates. He leverages modern genomic tools, coupled with phenotypic assays of thermal performance to better understand how these invertebrates respond... More

Sarah Speroff Receives 2022 Denton Award

Sarah Speroff of the Rotjan Lab was selected as the winner of the 2022 Denton Award for their master’s research thesis in biology titled “Stressed out in a Changed World: Investigating the Strength of the Temperate Coral Response to Acute and Chronic Anthropogenic Stress.” This award is given for excellence in scholarship... More

2022 Biology Graduate Teaching Awards

By Jen CorreiaJune 9th, 2022in Grad Student News

The Biology Graduate Committee is delighted to announce the winners of the Department’s graduate teaching awards: E Schlatter as the winner of the 2021-2022 Outstanding Teaching Fellow in Biology award for teaching excellence over the past year. E served the Department as a teaching fellow in for Genetics (BI 206), for... More