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Happy 4th! Classes suspended 7/3

June 26th, 2015 in test

GMS wishes you a safe and enjoyable

Independence Day weekend!

The last day of Summer I classes is Friday, June 26th and Summer II begins on Monday, June 29th. Classes are suspended on Friday, July 3rd to observe the 4th of July holiday.

BU’s BEST Q&A with NIH: June 1

May 28th, 2015 in test

Q&A with NIH

Starts: 2:15 pm on Monday, June 1, 2015
Ends: 3:15 pm on Monday, June 1, 2015
Location: L112 on the MED campus

Have you ever wondered what government jobs are available for biomedical PhDs? Drs. Labosky and Hall, from the National Institutes of Health, will be on the MED campus on June 1, 2015 to answer that question–and many more! Patricia Labosky, PhD, Program Leader, Office of Strategic Coordination, Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Director, NIH Alison Hall, PhD, Acting Director of the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH Please join us on June 1st, from 2:15pm-3:15pm on the Medical Campus in room L112. Refreshments provided starting at 2pm! RSVP at BU Best.

LCMS Seminar June 11

May 28th, 2015 in test


10th Annual McCahan Day 5/20

May 18th, 2015 in test

2015 Theme: Teaching Professional Competencies: Interpersonal Skills, teamwork, Communication, Mentoring, Management and Adaptive Skills for a Changing Workforce.

Please join us for the 10th Annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day, Wednesday May 20th. The keynote address, “Changing Culture: Upending Our Notions of Professionalism” will be given by Jo Shapiro, MD, FACS. For more information and to register, please visit our website.


GMS Student Art Exhibit 4/14

April 14th, 2015 in test

GMS Student Art Exhibit
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

GMS Office, Room L-317

Please join the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences for a Student Art Exhibit
Paintings and Photographs Presented by:
Yvette Joon Ying Boon, Daniel Zumsteg, and Megan Varnum

Refreshments will be served.

MAMS Symposium 4/15

April 14th, 2015 in test

Please join us for the 2015 MAMS Symposium

April 15, 2015
Bakst Auditorium
3:30pm – 5:30pm

Multicultural Night 4/16

April 10th, 2015 in test

multi cultural night

Self Defense Program Spring Dates

March 13th, 2015 in test

RAD-BUMC 2015 (2)

MAMS Open House March 20

March 10th, 2015 in test


Evans Center Biomedical Research Retreat March 9

March 5th, 2015 in test

Evans Center For Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research
Retreat: For and By Faculty and Trainees
Monday, March 9, 2015; 12:00- 5:00 pm
Hiebert Lounge; BU School of Medicine


12:00:12:30- Light refreshments/Networking

12:30-12:40: Welcoming notes: Drs. Katya Ravid and David Coleman

12:40-1:40 ARC Directors/Trainees- Highlights of Discoveries (from metabolic to cancer)
[Dr. Julia Xu: “Mechanisms of Metabolic Health in Morbidly Obese Humans; ” Dr. Paul Pilch:
Adiporedoxin, an upstream regulator of ER oxidative folding and protein secretion in adipocytes;” Dr. David Sherr: “Computational THEN Cancer Biology; Putting the horse before the cart;” Dr. Xaralabos (Bob) Varelas: “Deregulated Signaling Networks in Oral Cancer; “ Drs. Victoria Herrera/Joyce Wong/Mark Grinstaff:” Nanotheranostics approaches to tissue targeting and drug delivery”] (1:40-1:55: questions/Answers)

2:00-2:45: David T. Scadden, Jr., MD
Gerald and Darlene Jordan Professor of Medicine, Co-chair, Harvard Stem Cell Institute
& Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, MGH
“Stem cells, their niches and oncogenesis”

2:45-3:15: Coffee Break and Networking

3:15-3:30–Linda Hyman, PhD, Associate Provost, Graduate Medical Sciences &
William Cruikshank, PhD, Director, MTM Graduate Program
“Introduction of BEST”

3:30-4:15: Lakshmi Amaravadi, Ph.D.
Sr. Director, Translational Medicine, BiogenIdec, Cambridge, MA-USA
“ Research Life in Biotech and Case Studies: As Focus on Discovery & Application of Biomarkers in Drug Development and Personalized Medicine”

4:15-5:00: Festive Reception followed by/along with
Trainees-focused Round Table Discussion:
Research Life in Biotech
Moderators: Drs. Barbara Corkey (forum co-chair), Katya Ravid, David Center (BU CTSI), Orian Shirihai (forum co-chair); Lakshmi Amaravadi (BiogenIdec), and representatives form trainees and BU office of Technology Development
Address inquiries to Ms. Erin McCarthy