Author: Gerard Lavoie

Spotlight on Students: Conor Smith

Do you know what it is like to present a poster at a conference with over 30,000 attendees? Conor Smith, a graduate student in GMS, presented a poster at the Society for Neuroscience meeting where attendees came from all over the world.  He was able to attend the meeting with the help from a travel […]

Spotlight on Students: Daniel Dworkis

Have you seen the amazing photography—all created by our own GMS students—displayed in the GMS office? If not, please stop by and enjoy these beautiful art works. One of the photographers is Daniel Dworkis, an MD/PhD student, who is not only passionate about science but balances his life with many activities such as photography, volunteering, […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Stephen Brady

Dr. Stephen Brady, Director of the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program in the Division of GMS, and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry is not only passionate about his work and career but intensely interested in engaging students in conversation whether in or outside of class. Dr. Brady would often give lectures without a […]

Inter-American Foundation’s (IAF) Grassroots Development Ph.D. Fellowship

Infosession on   November 4 as  Matthew R.S. Boumphrey of the Institute of International Education will be on campus to provide information about the fellowship program. He will hold an open meeting 12:00-2:00 in CAS 200 The Inter-American Foundation’s (IAF) Grassroots Development Ph.D. Fellowship is a funding opportunity for Ph.D. students that want to do research […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Jamie Mcknight

-Dr. Jamie Mcknight- For some people, a job is just a job, a place to sit and pass the day while they wait to go home. This is not the case for Dr. Jamie McKnight, Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, who has been at Boston University since 1995. In fact, you could say BU […]

National Research Service Award (NRSA) Recipient

NRSA Recipient – Rebecca Benham – An essential aspect of conducting research and research training is funding. Young or budding scientists may vie for grants and awards to complete their predoctoral fellowship. One avenue for these scientists is the National Research Service Award (NRSA), an award dedicated to Dr. Ruth L. Kirschstein who was an […]

AWIS: Balancing Science & Life

Have you ever struggled to balance your academic or professional life with a personal life? The challenge to develop a successful professional career and a fulfilling social or family life is a common theme for young professionals at Boston University. The Massachusetts chapter of the Association for Women In Science (AWIS) and the Boston University Division […]