Category: Research

PhD Virtual Grad School Fair on 9/10

August 1st, 2013 in Prospective Student, Research

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.2013-biomed_evite-student

Abstracts due 4/19 McCahan Education Day

March 20th, 2013 in General News, Research, test

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


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 Symposium August 2

June 28th, 2012 in Research

Front Row: Lydia, LaTayia, Taylor, Christine, Rui Back Row: Johnny, Chino, Juan
SURP interns from left to right front row:  Lydia Ruffner, LaTayia Aaron, Taylor Harris, Christine Doronio, Rui Soares. Back row from left to right: Johnny Groeling, Chino Igwebuike, Juan Ballester.

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

April 26th, 2012 in Postdocs, Research

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 open to Ph.D. students and postdocs

2012 Russek Day Abstracts extended to April 26.

April 19th, 2012 in Academics, Research, Student Spotlight

Abstracts are currently being accepted for the 18th annual Russek Student Achievement day.    Information and abstract submission details can be found here.

18th Annual HIR Student Achievement Day May 11

April 15th, 2012 in Research

The 2012 Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day is Friday, May 11th from 8:30am-5pm. Click here for more details.

Abstract Deadline: 2/29 for BU’s Science and Engineering Day

November 29th, 2011 in Academics, Postdocs, Research, test

This symposium will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 in Metcalf Hall at the George Sherman Union.  More information is available as well as the online abstract form.

2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, August 5th

July 28th, 2011 in General News, Research

The Division of Graduate Medical Sciences is pleased to invite you to our 2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.Summer Intern Symposium1

The symposium held on Friday, August 5, 2011 was developed to showcase independent research projects accomplished by a distinct cohort of students during their 10 week summer internship. Summer interns are aspiring biomedical scientists. They are mentored by faculty from the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences and participate in daily research and lab activities as well as weekly professional development  seminars.  We are currently accepting applications for Summer, 2012.

For more information on the program please see our Undergraduate Summer Research Page


Summer Undergraduate Research Program Begins May 31st

May 18th, 2011 in Academics, General News, Research

GMS welcomes  students in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program.  This is  a rigorous ten week  summer program for  undergraduate students interested in achieving a  Ph.D.  in biomedical research, especially those students from groups underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. The program starts May 31, 2011 and will continue through August 5, 2011.

GMS Doctoral Student Nadia Krasner Selected for 2011 ASN Predoctoral Fellowship

March 25th, 2011 in General News, Research

Nadia Krasner, a PhD student in the Graduate Program in Medical Nutrition Sciences, has been selected to receive a $5,000 fellowship through the American Society of Nutrition. The award recognizes Ms. Krasner’s excellence in her proposed project Does GLP-1 Mediated Activation of AMPK have an Anti-Inflammatory Effect in Vascular Endothelium.