Category: Recent News

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 GSI Research Symposium

The Directors, faculty, and staff of the Genome Science Institute would like to thank all who attended the Ninth Annual GSI Research Symposium and helped to make it a success! We extend special thanks to those faculty members who participated as poster judges this year, and to the vendors upon whose generous support this event […]

Alla Grishok Named GSI Co-Director

The Genome Science Institute is pleased to announce that Alla Grishok, PhD will become Co-Director starting August 1, 2017. Dr. Grishok is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, and her research focuses on gene regulation by RNA and epigenetics. She came to BUSM from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University […]

GSI/Biochemistry Faculty Search

Schedule of Faculty Candidate Visits 12:00 – 1:00 pm in K-103   Date Name Title Thurs., Oct. 20 Bluma Lesch, M.D. and Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, David Page’s Lab Whitehead Institute, MIT “Evolution and developmental control of epigenetic poising in the animal germ line” Thurs., Nov. 17 Christian Froekjaer Jensen, Ph.D.Visiting Scientist, Andrew Fire’s Lab Departments of […]

Call for Abstracts: 2015 GSI Research Symposium

The Annual GSI Research Symposium is an interdisciplinary symposium emphasizing research in Genetics and Genomics. Participation in the poster session and attendance at the GSI Symposium is open to all Boston area researchers with interests that emphasize these disciplines. Abstracts will be selected for oral presentation distinction and additional prizes will be awarded for the […]

Faculty Search in Genetics & Genomics

The Department of Biochemistry, in collaboration with the Genome Science Institute at Boston University School of Medicine, is undertaking a major expansion in the areas of Genetics and Genomics. We invite applications at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels from highly qualified individuals working in these areas. Several positions are available, and these will be highly competitive with […]

Winners of the 2014 Research Symposium

The Genome Science Institute is pleased to present the winners of the 2014 Annual Research Symposium: Oral Presenters: Cody Desjardins, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, BU CRC Dissecting the distinct regulatory roles of the MEF2 transcription factors in muscle Dana Lau Corona, Graduate Program in Genetics and Genomics, BUSM Epigenetic regulation of growth hormone-responsive […]

2014 Research Symposium

Save the Date! The Genome Science Institute 2014 Annual Research Symposium will be Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in the Hiebert Lounge from 12-5 PM.   Poster Session: Poster presentations are open to all Boston area researchers including undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty.   Oral Presentations: Presenters will be invited from abstracts submitted […]

Introduction to the Globus Genomics GSI Site License

On July 24th, the Genome Science Institute is hosting a seminar to introduce the new Globus Genomics site license. Globus Genomics is a computing platform for next generation sequencing data analysis and management. This seminar will introduce the functionality of this resource and provide details on the scope of the license and how to access […]

Sixth Annual Genome Science Institute Seed Grant Award Recipients

The BUMC Genome Science Institute (GSI), established in 2008, fosters collaboration and serves as a resource for Boston University investigators engaged in genetics and genomics research and education. The GSI is pleased to announce the recipients of the sixth annual GSI Seed Grant Award. Of nine applications, the following recipients were selected following peer review of […]