Category: Homepage Spotlights

GMS PhD Distinguished Alumni Honored

On September 14th, Graduate Medical Sciences held their inaugural Distinguished PhD Alumni Award Event. Faculty, doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni enjoyed networking with one another as well as witnessing the presentation of the award to the two recipients, Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle ’12 and Dr. Steven Perrin ‘95. “It was a great to get […]

Spotlight on Faculty: MaryAnn Campion, M.S., C.G.C.

Director of the Genetic Counseling Program in the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) What do you think of when you think of your dream job? For MaryAnn Campion, Director of the Genetic Counseling Program in the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS), it is leadership, healthcare, and teaching. An active member of the GMS […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Barbara Schreiber, Ph.D.

  Setting a goal and achieving it takes determination, flexibility, and an open mind—a process Dr. Barbara Schreiber knows all about.  Associate Professor of Biochemistry, she always knew she wanted a fulfilling career in science, as well as a family.  She discusses how to balance it all, and that your dream job may not always […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Caroline Genco

The recipient of a new T32 training grant and an advocate for underrepresented minorities, Dr. Caroline Attardo Genco, Research Director for the Section of Infectious Diseases and Professor of Medicine (Section of Infectious Diseases) and Microbiology, is an influential member of the BUSM faculty.  Encouraged by her interdisciplinary research with graduate students and colleagues, Dr. […]

Spotlight on Faculty: Dr. Gregory Viglianti

With a passion for gardening and cooking, Dr. Gregory Viglianti stirs up more than a delicious Italian meal.  Making great strides in HIV research here at Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Viglianti shows the same commitment to mentoring students and participating in GMS administrative committees that he does to his research.  A model faculty […]

Spotlight on MD/PhD Student: Chad Mayer

Chad Mayer MD/PhD Candidate Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine What brought you to BU? I decided in college that I wanted to pursue medicine as a career as a way to bring together my love of science and desire to help people in life-altering ways.  While in college I had the chance to get […]

Spotlight on PhD Student: Kathleen Goodmon

Kathleen Goodmon PhD Candidate, Molecular & Translational Medicine What brought you to BU? I applied to BU because of its unique location in the biomedical hub of Boston. My research background as an undergraduate was rooted in the clinic and my goal as a Ph.D. student was to have my lab bench be as close […]

Spotlight on Postdoc: Juliane Hirnet

Juliane Hirnet Postdoctoral Fellow Viglianti Lab, Department of Microbiology What brought you to BU? I did my PhD work in Germany in a Russian-German collaboration project, during which I spent some time in a Russian lab. After finishing the PhD I wanted to do a postdoc in an English-speaking country. I was very open regarding […]