BMB graduate Jessica Anne Cosman passed away on January 7, 2017. During her time at BU, Jessica worked as an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant and Learning Assistant in the Department of Chemistry, serving students in CH 109, CH 110, and CH 201. She also worked as an Undergraduate Research Assistant in Dr. Debbie Perlstein’s lab. Her work with Dr. Perlstein culminated in her senior Honors thesis titled “Investigating the Interface between Rad3 and the CIA targeting complex.”

Jessica graduated magna cum laude with honors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in spring 2016. After graduation, she was hired as a Research Associate in Biochemistry/Biophysics at Relay Therapeutics in Cambridge, MA.

Jessica’s family has founded a scholarship in her name to help students in their effort to further their education in science. Donations may be made online or sent to the Jessica Cosman Scholarship Fund, c/o Central One Federal Credit Union, 40 South Street Westborough, MA 01581.