Archive for September, 2011

Congratulations to Larry Luchsinger, PhD

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Dr. Larry Luchsinger in Dr. Barbara Smith’s laboratory  successfully defended his PhD thesis: “Characterization of Transcriptional Co-Regulators Controlling Collagen Gene Expression”.

The Department wishes Larry well as he embarks to NYC for a postdoctoral position.

Dr. Catherine Costello named 2011 American Chemical Society Fellow

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

The American Chemical Society (ACS) inducted BUSM Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Mass Spectrometry Resource Catherine E. Costello, PhD as an ACS Fellow during the Society’s recent national meeting in Denver. Dr. Costello joins more than 200 distinguished scientists in receiving this honor. Selection is based on outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society.

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Alzheimer’s Research Day 2011

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Alzheimer’s Research Day

Alzh Please join us for the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 12:00-3:00 pm. This year’s keynote speaker will be Junying Yuan, PhD from Harvard Medical School presenting “Global Mechanisms That Regulate Autophagy and the Relevance to Alzheimer¹s Disease.” The lecture will be
held from 12:00-1:00 pm in room L-112, followed by lunch and a poster session at 1:15 pm in the Conte (K) building, Room K103.