2021 Biology Department Undergraduate Research Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 Biology Department Undergraduate Research Award. The Biology Research and Honors Committee gives this annual award to outstanding seniors of any major who are performing research in Biology Department labs. This year's winners were Elena Gomez (CAS, Biology ECB), Anthony Khoudary (CAS/GRS, Biology NB/Biology), and Katie Tiemeyer... More

Prof. Primack and Ph.D. candidate Tara Millier publish on Annals of Botany

Boston University Professor of Biology Richard Primack and Ph.D. candidate  Tara Miller co-authored a study that is now in press in Annals of Botany. The article “Comparing fruiting phenology across two historical datasets: Thoreau’s observations and herbarium specimens” demonstrated how climate change is having a biological effect on local environments. More

Biology Undergraduate Researchers work with with Lucy Kim, Professor of Fine Arts, to create Melanin Images from E. Coli

By Siyu ZhangMarch 30th, 2021in News, Student News

Lucy Kim, an Assistant Professor of Fine Arts and a Faculty Affiliate at the BU Center for Antiracist Research, is working on a project with two Biology undergraduate researchers, Allison Suarez and Xingpei Zhang.  Her recent project, Melanin images via genetically modified E. Coli, develops a unique way to create screen-prints... More

Kathleen Novak is participating in the CAS Social Justice and Sustainability Internship

By Siyu ZhangMarch 12th, 2021in News, Student News

Kathleen Novak, a senior majoring in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Psychology, is participating in the CAS Social Sciences Undergraduate Internships in Social Justice and Sustainability program. Kathleen’s research project explores the role of nature in facilitating resilience and well-being in women of color. Along with her fellow undergrad, Emily... More

Carina Terry awarded the Francis Bacon Award for Writing Excellence in the Natural Sciences

By Siyu ZhangMarch 10th, 2021in News, Student News

Carina Terry, a recently graduated undergrad studying Earth and Environmental Science, was awarded the Francis Bacon Award for Writing Excellence in the Natural Sciences for her thesis, “Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on noise pollution in three protected areas in metropolitan Boston (USA)”.  The Francis Bacon Award for Writing Excellence in... More