Give to Chemistry on Giving Day, April 11

Boston University’s Giving Day on April 11 is a one-day online fundraising drive for Terriers from around the world—alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff, and friends—to give back and to celebrate what they care about at BU. Donors are able to start giving now, but on the official Giving Day, donors’ gifts will go even […]

West End House Marathon Team

  This year Melissa Marquez, a fourth-year graduate student from Professor Deborah Perlstein’s group, will be supporting the West End House Boys & Girls Club in Allston-Brighton by running the 2019 Boston Marathon! She is excited to join their marathon team and to get to know the West End House community even more through this […]

Professor Kamenetska Awarded Prestigious 3 Year Air Force Young Investigator Research Program Grant

We are excited to announce that the Boston University Chemistry Department’s newest faculty member, Professor Maria Kamenetska, was recently awarded an Air Force Young Investigator Research Program Grant (AFOSR-YIP) for her novel work on robust DNA conductance and force signatures for detecting protein binding to DNA with base-pair resolution. With the creation of the BU […]

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Laursen Fund Halfway to Goal

When Professor Emeritus Richard Laursen retired in 2009, his students and colleagues wanted to recognize his 43 years of excellent research, teaching, and mentoring by establishing the Laursen Fund in his honor. The goal is to raise $100,000.  We are now halfway to meeting that goal. Led by Chemistry alumnus Luis Ruzo (CAS 1970), a […]

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Help create the Undergraduate Center for Discovery Chemistry

The Center will provide the physical framework for a new curriculum dedicated to cultivating chemical intuition and encouraging independent investigation.  With this curriculum, we will be able to immerse students in the process of collaborative innovation and discovery.  To do so, we will need to provide them with advanced scientific instrumentation and integrated modern laboratory […]