Category: Research

STaRS Application Now Open

November 1st, 2013 in Prospective Student, Research

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.

For more information please visit our website or contact

Application Opens November 1, 2013. Apply Now!

Deadline: February 15, 2014

ASM Sarber Award Recipient

August 9th, 2013 in Research

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!

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