Category: General News
The Boston University Graduate Research Symposium was held on March 31, 2015. Over the past two decades, this event honors and celebrates the research accomplishments of our graduate students and we are proud to announce that the School of Medicine winners of the 2015 Graduate Research Symposium are:
Philip Montenigro for his abstract entitled “Beta-amyloid in chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Alzheimer’s disease, and normal aging: evidence for non-overlapping etiologies”. Philip’s advisor is Dr. Thor Stein.
Alexander Hua for his abstract entitled “Control of Pancreatic Cancer through PPAR-alpha”. Alexander’s advisor is Dr. Simon Levy.
We want to extend our congratulations to the winners as well as to their advisors! We also want to congratulate each and every participant, ALL of whom received high scores for their presentations. It was a great day for BUSM!
We also want to offer a very special thank you to all of the judges who took time out of their busy schedules to participate.
All students, faculty and staff on the BU Medical Campus are encouraged to submit artwork of any medium to the 25th annual “Art Days” by March 27. To submit your artwork, contact Keith Tornheim, PhD, at 617-638-8296 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day will take place this year on Friday May 1st. Our Keynote Speaker and Visiting Professor will be the distinguished leader in the field of Cancer Biology, Dr. David M. Livingston, Emil Frei Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Genetics, and the Chairman of the Executive Committee for Research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
The submission of abstracts for poster presentations and the abstract/award packets will be due on April 3rd. Please see the Russek Day page for abstract and award packet submission details.