Category: Homepage Spotlights

Spotlight on Student: Fadie Coleman

Fadie Coleman, PhD Candidate Department of Microbiology Not all people are lucky enough to find a career they are passionate about, but Fadie Coleman, PhD candidate in the Department of Microbiology, has found two. A researcher and a teacher, she pursued a doctorate degree to combine both her career interests into one. Actively involved in […]

Spotlight on PhD Student: Sarah Rozelle

Sarah Rozelle PhD Student, Molecular Medicine   Some people are born to lead and serve others.  Sarah Rozelle, member of the Cell and Molecular Biology program and Molecular Medicine program at Boston University School of Medicine, is no exception.  A California native and addict to Peet’s Coffee, Sarah discusses first hand her stem cell research, […]

Spotlight on Faculty: David Levin, Ph.D.

What brought you to Boston University? Several aspects of Boston University prompted me to move from Johns Hopkins University. Certainly, its location in Boston is a tremendously positive factor. There is an enormous pool of  bright and talented scientists in Boston. But perhaps the most important element was the high level of collaborative interaction that […]

Spotlight on MS Student: Rebekah Gould

What drove you to pursue a career in science? Science was always secondary to dentistry. From as far back as I can remember I have wanted to be a dentist, and naturally, I found myself interested in science. Growing up, I had a strong relationship with my own pediatric dentist and orthodontist, and I really […]

Student Spotlight: Shahar Castel

Shahar Castel Masters Student, Medical Sciences Did you like the new design for the GMSSO tee-shirt?  If so, keep reading!  Shahar Castel, the designer, is not only an artist, but a young scientist interested in pursuing a medical career.  Born in Israel and raised in Boston, Shahar loves pursuing her many passions close to home. […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. R. Jarrett Rushmore III

R. Jarrett Rushmore III, PhD Assistant Professor Graduate Director for the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology A faculty member, active researcher, student mentor, husband and recent father, Dr. Jarrett Rushmore, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, balances all of his responsibilities with enthusiasm and grace. What brought you to BUSM? I started […]

Spotlight on Students: Ridda Hasnain

Medicine is not only about healing—it is about prevention.  Ridda Hasnain, a Ph.D. student in the Medical Nutrition Program, understands this concept and hopes to use her BUSM education to establish preventative health measures around the globe. When did you first know you wanted to pursue science? From a very young age, I was interested […]

Spotlight on Students: Whitney Thomas

Graduating on Friday, May 18th at the GMS M.A./M.S. Commencement Ceremony, Whitney Thomas reflects on her two years as a MAMS student. When did you first know you wanted to pursue science? When I was in grade school, I remember telling my parents that I wanted to be an ambulance driver when I grew up.  […]

Madeline Brisotti and Tanaya Kunnenkeri

Student Spotlight Balancing a job and a earning a Master’s degree can be a daunting task.  Madeline Brisotti and Tanaya Kunnenkeri, both in the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine program, make it look easy.  Working in the GMS Division Office a little every week, they find numerous ways to help their graduate and Boston […]

Spotlight on Postdoctoral Fellows: Mohamed Jarraya

After growing up in Tunisia and moving to France to complete a Radiology internship, Mohamed Jarraya is no stranger to adventure.  A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Radiology at Boston University Medical Center, Mohamed compares his transition to American life to walking in a jungle.  Navigating between cutting edge medical research and various opportunities […]