There will be BUSM/GMS representation at the Boston March for Science on April 22, 2017. The March for Science provides an opportunity to celebrate the discovery, understanding, and sharing of scientific knowledge among friends and colleagues, educators, scientists and science enthusiasts throughout Greater Boston. We invite all faculty, staff and students to participate.
When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1PM
Where: BUSM/GMS will gather at the Boston Public Library (Copley side) and proceed to Boston Common for the national March for Science rally.
Guest Speaker: Alicia Wooton, PhD Candidate in Molecular & Translational Medicine at Boston University. She is deaf and uses both American Sign Language and spoken English as modes of communication. She is heavily involved in the deaf community as an advocate and serves on the Board of local non-profit, DEAF, Inc. Alicia’s interests include lung biology and how the immune system functions against pathogens. She cares about making science communication accessible to all minority groups, especially those in the deaf community who want to pursue science careers.
If you are interested in the March for Science with GMS, please RSVP here.
Boston University in the News:
April 20, 2017 – Karen Antman, Dean of the BU School of Medicine, penned an Op-Ed along with Harris Berman (Dean, Tufts School of Medicine), George Q. Daley (Dean, Harvard Medical School) and Terence R. Flotte (Dean, UMass Medical School) “After the March for Science, the fight must go on“.
April 20, 2017 – To March or Not to March for Science
New York Times
April 17, 2017 – Daniel Bullock, Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University’s College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences was feature in an April 17th article “The March for Science: Why Some Are Going, and Some Will Sit Out“.
Need a sign for the rally?
All students, faculty, and staff are invited to join GMS, STEPUP, & MISO for a poster-making session on April 19th at 5pm in L210.
Additionally, GMS will be giving out custom made #BUGradsMarchforScience buttons all week. Stop by the office (L317) between 9am-5pm to pick one up!
Congratulations to Jarred Mondoñedo, MD/PhD on his first-author publication in PLOS Computational Biology, Predicting Structure-Function Relations and Survival following Surgical and Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Treatment of Emphysema.
Boston University researchers Béla Suki (left) and Jarred Mondoñedo have developed a computer model of emphysema that could help predict patient survival and quality of life following treatment. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi
New! M.S. in Health Sciences Education Program
Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2017
Open Houses: L-206
Friday, March 17 at 12pm
Wednesday, March 22 at 5pm
Monday, March 27 at 12pm
Monday, March 20 at 12pm
Thursday, March 30 at 5pm
Program Director: Jeffrey Markuns, M.D., Ed.M.
HSE Program Coordinator: Jenna Luca email@example.com
The 2017 GMS Masters Commencement ceremony will take place on Friday, May 19th at 9AM in the Track & Tennis Center and the MD & Ph.D Commencement ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 18th at 2pm in Agganis Arena. Detailed Commencement information may be found here.
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