Thank you for your interest in the Summer Training as Research Scholars Program. STaRS is a dynamic and focused program that is designed specifically for the enhancement of skills required for successful entrance and completion of a graduate program or an MD/PhD program in the biomedical sciences. STaRS is designed to promote access to graduate education for talented undergraduates from minority groups traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical sciences: African-American, Hispanic, Native American/Native Alaskan, and Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian.
Application Opens November 1, 2013. Apply Now!
Deadline: February 15, 2014
Congratulations to Fadie Coleman, PhD candidate in the Department of Microbiology for being recognized as one of two students to receive the Sarber Award for research excellence and potential, sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
Fadie will be presented this award at the ASM General Meeting Awards Banquet and Dinner on Sunday, May 18, 2014 here in Boston. Please join us in congratulating Fadie!
GMS will be participating in the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair hosted by CareerEco on September 10th and October 24th from 9AM-4PM EST. If you are interested in learning more about our PhD and MD/PhD programs, please complete this free registration and live chat with our faculty and administration.
GMS is excited to share that two of our faculty members have received Massachusetts Neuroscience Consortium (MNC) Awards. David Harris, MD, PhD, Chair and Professor of Biochemistry and Benjamin Wolozin, MD, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine have received Alzheimer’s Disease Grants. Read More.
The 2013 John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. BUMC faculty, fellow, residents, students and staff are invited to submit proposals for workshops and abstracts of ongoing or completed education projects. Abstracts must be submitted by Friday April 19, 2013. Cash prizes awarded for top abstracts. For more information please see flyer or link.
Attend Education Day to:
- Network with other creative educators in the BUMC community
- Showcase your innovations and ideas in classroom, clinical and lab teaching
- Cultivate your teaching skills
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
BUMC faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff are invited to submit proposals for workshops and abstracts of ongoing or completed education projects.
**Cash prizes awarded to top abstracts**
Abstracts must be submitted by Friday, April 19
Information can be found here.
SURP research interns, participants in a summer program sponsored by the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences in collaboration with basic science departments, will present the results of their research at a symposium on August 2nd from 12pm-2pm in L-206/209. Undergraduates accepted into the program are academically talented, traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical sciences, and are motivated toward pursuing graduate education and professional roles in science, research and health care. William Cruikshank, Ph.D. is the SURP faculty advisor. Linda Zimmerman administers the program.
GMS Career Development Monthly Seminar Series: What’s Next After Graduation and how to Find the Best Career Path for you
May Seminar: What’s Next After Graduation and how to Find the Best Career Path for you
In this presentation, career consultant, Lauren Celano will discuss the various career opportunities for individuals with advanced degrees and will provide an overview of the job search process, networking to identify opportunities, and the importance of finding the right fit for your career.
Date and Time: Tuesday, May 1st 2012
Location: 72 East Concord Street, BU School of Medicine Instructional
Time: 4pm-5pm Room: L-203
Registration: Email Yolanta@bu.edu open to Ph.D. students and postdocs
Abstracts are currently being accepted for the 18th annual Russek Student Achievement day. Information and abstract submission details can be found here.
The 2012 Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day is Friday, May 11th from 8:30am-5pm. Click here for more details.