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Core Facilities

A searchable directory of facilities providing services, expertise, and instruments available to Boston University researchers.

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Research Development

Our Research Development team works as hard as you do. When it comes to leading large-scale proposal development efforts and supporting BU faculty, they’re your go-to resource.

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Award Nomination Opportunity: Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists 2023

DEADLINE: July 15, 2023. Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and SciLifeLab, joined forces in creating the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists to recognize excellence amongst young researchers from around the world. The categories for the 2023 prize are Cell and Molecular Biology, Genomics Proteomics and Systems Biology Approaches, Ecology and Environment, and Molecular Medicine.


Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: NEH Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants: Capital Projects

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Friday April 7, 2023. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Office of Challenge Programs is accepting applications for Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants: Capital Projects. This program supports the purchase, design, construction, restoration, or renovation of buildings or sites of national, historical, architectural, or cultural significance and facilities that house humanities collections or are used for humanities activities.

Events for Researchers

Find new collaborators at our signature series, Research on Tap, or join a how-to workshop to build your research toolkit.

19th Annual BU-CMD Symposium on Molecular Discovery: From Chemical Synthesis to Biological Applications

Day: Friday Jun 9th Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm Life Science and Engineering Building, 24 Cummington Mall

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