Trip to BodyWorlds!

On Nov 25th, 2019, all current GPGG students were able to make it out for a day trip to explore the human body at Boston’s own Museum of Science BodyWorlds Exhibit. The students got to see a variety of systems up close and personal while enjoying the science in an interactive space. This was a […]

Recent Student Defenses Nov 2019

The Graduate Program in Genetics & Genomics is proud to have 2 students successfully defend their thesis in the month of November 2019! A huge congratulations goes to both of them and the GPGG wishes them the best of luck on their job hunt!   Barry K. Horne Jr successfully defended his dissertation thesis “The […]

Escape Room Group Outing

TRAPOLOGY   The Graduate Program in Genetics and Genomics had a wonderful kickoff to summer with a group outing to Trapology in downtown Boston, which is a local Escape Room with various storylines. Utilizing real analytical thinking, the group was able to successfully escape the room with 7 minutes and 10 seconds to spare in […]

Student Lunch with Alumni

On 6/3/2019, the GPGG students were able to grab lunch with a 2016 alum of the GPGG program, Akshaya Ramesh! She was able to pass on some words of wisdom about applying to postdoc positions, the importance of networking, and life after a PhD. Thank you so much for taking the time to visit with us […]

GPGG Students At Russek Day

Our very own Dana Lau Corona was presented with the First Place Award at the 2015 Annual Russek Day Ceremony. She presented her talk, “Epigenetic Analysis Of Temporal Changes In Continuous Growth Hormone Responsive Sex Biased Genes In Male Mouse Liver” on May 1st, 2015. Other winners from the Graduate Program in Genetics and Genomics […]

Congratulations, Rebecca (GPGG ’14)!

Join us in congratulating Rebecca Kusko for completing her PhD thesis this September in Avrum Spira and Marc Lenbrug’s lab.  Her thesis leveraged RNA sequencing and integrative network analysis to identify therapeutic targets in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Emphysema, and Lung Adenocarcinoma in lifetime never smokers.  After finishing her work in the Spira/Lenburg lab, she was […]

GPGG Students Win Awards at GSI Symposium

Two students from the Graduate Program in Genetics and Genomics, Dana Lau Corona and Akshaya Ramesh, received the oral presentation award at the 2014 Annual Genome Science Institute Symposium. Their research was presented on November 5th. Dana Lau Corona – Epigenetic Regulation of Growth Hormone-Responsive Sex-Biased Genes in Mouse Liver Akshaya Ramesh – Macaque Immunogenetics […]

GPGG Student Wins 2014 Duke CHAVI-ID Pre-Doctoral Student Award

Akshaya Ramesh, of the Kepler Lab and a student in the Genetics and Genomics Program, won the 2014 Duke CHAVI-ID Pre-Doctoral Student Award at the Third Annual Duke CHAVI-ID Retreat and Meeting, as well as an award for her poster presentation, “Macaque Immunogentics via ten Multi-resolution de-novo Genome Assemblies.” One of the primary interests in […]

GPGG Student on Winning Russek Day Achievement Award

Hila Milo Rasouly is the recipient of this year’s 20th annual Russek Student Achievement Award and a student in the Graduate Program for Genetics and Genomics. While working in Prof. Munnich’s Medical Genetic Clinic and Research Unit, she had the opportunity to discover the field of nephrology in genetics with Prof. Corinne Antignac. She has […]

GPGG Student Publishes In PLOS Genetics

PhD Candidate, Andy Hoss Publishes in PLOS Genetics The Graduate Program in Genetics and Genomics (GPGG) at the Boston University School of Medicine has a history of attracting successful students who go on to make significant contributions to the field.  We thought we’d take an opportunity to sit down with one student – in light […]