CityLab has been involved in multiple research opportunities, contributing to PK-12 science education.

Current Projects

CityLab and Urban Squash: A New Pathway to Achieve STEM Success (06/30/16-Present)

Past Projects

CityLab Promotes Understanding of Clinical Trials (09/28/2009 – 07/31/2015)

CityLab: A systems approach to biology – phase I/II (09/01/04-08/31/09)

CityLab Experiences Youth with Disabilities (11/01/03 – 10/31/05)


Franzblau, F., DeRosa, D.A. and Phillips, C. (January 2001). Science on Wheels. The Science Teacher 76:1 January 2001

DeRosa, D.A. and Phillips C. (April 1999). BU’s Biosciences Education Program for Boston-area Students. Academic Medicine 74:4/April 1999

DeRosa, D.A. and Wolfe, B.L. (February 1999). Mystery of the Crooked Cell: an investigation and laboratory activity about sickle cell anemia. The American Biology Teacher. 61:2

Krauss, R.D., DeRosa, D.A., Phillips C. (March 1997). CityLab: Boston University’s Answer to Scientific Literacy. The BioTimes. 3:24

DeRosa, D.A. and Krauss, R.D (October 1997). Scientist/Educator Partnerships Provide Rich Learning Opportunities. The Scientist. 11:9.