By Julie Shine

GMS Art Exhibit: December 5th

November 10th, 2011 in General News, test

The Division of Graduate Medical Sciences successfully hosted the first Student Art Exhibit of the 2011-12 academic year on Monday, December 5.  Artwork was presented  by GMS students, Michelle Welch and Nadine Channaoui.  Learn about the artists.  Stop by our office (L315) if you missed it to see their art work.


Learn about the artists.Artist-info-big-fall

GMSSO Blood Drive April 4

November 6th, 2011 in General News

The GMSSO and the American Red Cross will be sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, April 4th from 10am-3pm in the Hiebert Lounge, 14th Floor.

Please sign up for an appointment the week before/the week of at the GMSSO table in the L-Building Lobby.

Contact Email:

Building Successful Research Teams: Preventing and Managing Conflict – November 2nd

September 11th, 2011 in Academics, General News, Postdocs

Building Successful Research Teams: Preventing and Managing Conflict

Understanding the factors that contribute to the successful functioning of a team is critical to anyone who leads or participates in collaborative science.

Event Details:

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Workshop 4-5:30pm.  Reception to follow.
BU Medical Campus, Room K-103

Questions?? Contact: Ms.  Kayleigh Klegraefe (617) 638-5138,

This workshop will explore strategies for building successful and dynamic research teams.

Discussion will consider:

  • Essential characteristics of a successful research team.
  • How to build and sustain successful research teams.
  • How to develop your own career in a team science context.
  • How to manage conflict constructively in a team science context.

GMSSO Fall Social – September 14th

September 8th, 2011 in General News

The GMSSO Fall Social will be on Wednesday, September 14th at T’s Pub, 973 Commonwealth Avenue.  The event will run from 7pm-10pm.  This event is open to all new and current GMS master’s and Ph.D. students.  Plenty of free food will be provided. Questions? Email

GMSSO Presents: The PhD Movie – October 20th

August 31st, 2011 in Academics, General News, Postdocs

On Thursday, October 20th at 5pm the GMSSO will sponsor a free showing of The PhD Movie.  The movie will be held in Hiebert Lounge.  Refreshments will be available.

For more information visit the GMSSO Homepage or email

Diverse Careers in Science: A Panel Discussion – May 5th

April 20th, 2011 in Academics, General News, Postdocs

Join in a panel discussion and learn about the many diverse career paths for a Ph.D. in the biological sciences.

Thursday, May 5, 2011, 4pm-6pm, School of Medicine Instructional Building, L-110

Reception to follow in L-315.

For more information, please contact Julie Shine at

Program and Bios of the Panelists


GMSSO Blood Drive 4/12 & 4/14

March 25th, 2011 in General News, test

GMSSO Blood Drive

Tuesday, April 12th 10am-3pm & Thursday, April 14th 10am-3pm

Hiebert Lounge, 14th Floor

Free and Prizes will be Raffled

Please sign up for an appointment the week before/the week of at the GMSSO table in the L-Building Lobby

Contact Email:

Teaching Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdocs 4/8

March 25th, 2011 in Academics, Postdocs

Boston University GMSSO and Biomedical Laboratory & Clinical Sciences (MET/BUSM program) present Teaching Opportunities for graduate students and postdocs.

Learn about opportunities to tutor, TA, and instruct undergraduate courses at BUSM.

Friday, April 8, 2011 12:00pm-1:00pm

L-109, Lunch will be provided

Contact Name: Gloria Vachino

Contact Email: RSVP to

How to Pick a Post-Doc: A Panel Discussion

November 22nd, 2010 in General News

PhD Students: On Friday, December 3rd, attend a panel discussion with faculty, current post-docs, and students as they describe the process of  looking for a post-doctoral position.  Also, faculty will discuss what they look for in an application, and a student will give their perspective of searching for positions and managing incoming offers.This panel discussion will be held, Friday, December 3, 2010 from 12pm-1pm in room L109.

Pizza and refreshments will be served.

GMSSO Operation Gratitude

November 9th, 2010 in General News

This season, help the Graduate Medical Sciences Student Organization (GMSSO) show our gratitude and support for our Troops in the Middle East.  Represenatives will collect donations November 18-19, December 2-3, and December 9-10 from 9:00am-1:00pm in the School of Medicine Lobby.

See the Operation Gratitude flyer for more information.