BU Chemistry NSF-REU Program Awarded Three-Year Renewal of Funding

BU Chemistry is pleased to announce a three-year renewal of funding for our NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program.  This summer program, hosted by the Chemistry Department, provides students from primarily undergraduate institutions with opportunities to work in advanced research laboratories. Of the 33 students who participated in the program over the past three years, […]

2018 GROW (Greater Boston Research Opportunities for young Women) Poster Session

As they finished out the sixth and final week of the 2018 GROW (Greater Boston Research Opportunities for Young Women) program, the 12 summer interns present their capstone to the six weeks of research conducted during a Poster Session held on Friday, August 10th in the Science Metcalf Building Lounge located on the first floor from 2:00 – 4:00 […]

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Dr. Arturo Vegas Presents Research to Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus

On October 5th, 2016 Dr. Arturo Vegas, who is a leader in the development of targeted therapies, discussed the recent progress to overcome challenges in the field including the development of automated insulin dosing, the production of mature insulin-producing cells from human stem cells, and new materials that can be used to prevent the rejection […]

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Beeler Group Wins the Chance to Decorate a piano for the Boston Street Piano Project

BOSTON STREET PIANO PROJECT “PLAY ME, I’M YOURS” HTTP://STREETPIANOS.COM/BOSTON2016/ You might be familiar with Boston Celebrity Series street pianos art project. The public art exhibition “Play Me, I’m Yours”  was created in London by artist Luke Jerram in 2008. It debuted Boston in 2013 and is going to be back this summer! http://www.streetpianos.com/ http://streetpianos.com/boston2016/ We submitted an application and were […]

Jasti Group Hosts Steppingstone Foundation Students

In June of 2012, the Jasti Research Group hosted a group of students from the Steppingstone Foundation as part of Professor Jasti’s chemistry and nanotechnology outreach commitment. The Steppingstone Foundation is a non-profit organization that develops and implements programs which prepare urban schoolchildren for educational opportunities that lead to college success. The students learned about […]

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High School Students Learn About X-Ray Crystallography

Professor Karen Allen and Dr. Jeff Bacon, staff crystallographer of the Chemical Instrumentation Center (CIC), demonstrated the power of X-ray crystallography to local area high school students as part of an American Crystallographic Association (ACA) outreach program.  The scientists hosted two groups.  In March, 12 students from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School and their teacher, Aaron […]

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BU Chemistry Day 2012

BU Chemistry hosted more than 100 students from the Boston Community Leadership Academy (BCLA) and English High School on May 4, 2012 for the fourth annual Chemistry Day. The morning long program began with a demonstration session given by BU Chemistry undergraduates and coordinated by Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow (PFF)  Dr. Seann Mulcahy. The demonstration explored […]

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