Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research (Evans Center)
The goal of the Evans Center is to promote growth and discovery in emerging interdisciplinary biomedical research and educational areas by providing faculty affiliated with the Department of Medicine and with various schools, departments and centers at Boston University a dynamic, interdisciplinary organizational structure, which allows investigators with different areas of expertise to collectively address mechanisms of disease, and to facilitate new training opportunities.
Faculty affiliated with the Evans Center hold academic appointments with different departments. The Center provides opportunities for collaborations within Affinity Research Collaboratives (ARCs) organized around foci of common research interests. The extraordinary strength in biomedical and physical sciences at Boston University, and the support and development of the ARCs create opportunities for new interdisciplinary approaches to both research and training in biomedical research. Basic science discovery promoted by ARCs are also available to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and to other centers for collaborative translational applications.
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Links to publications on the Evans Center as New Paradigm for pursuing Research and Education
K. Ravid et al, J. Academic Medicine: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23269301
Coleman, Spira and Ravid, Trans Am Clin ClimatolAssoc.: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23874035
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Members of the Cross-Campus Seminar Committee will meet periodically to review and organize possible topics and speakers for seminars and symposia.
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Please see our Past Events under Seminars/Mini-Symposia/Research Retreats
2017 ARC Directors Luncheon Meetings
NEW TIME 12:00-1:30 pm, W-502
Wednesday, January 18
Wednesday, April 5
Wednesday, September 6
Monthly ARC meeting times and locations should be verified with ARC Directors listed @