Maria Antoinette Evans Staff Diversity Award 2023-24

Erin Kane, PhD, Scientific Program Manager has been awarded the Department of Medicine’s Maria Antoinette Evans Staff Diversity Award which was created to honor a non-faculty member who promotes the departmental values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the DOM or in the broader community.  Erin is the chair of the section’s DEIA Committee, […]

Thesis Defense – Xiao Zhou

Congratulations to CBM PhD candidate Xiao Zhou, who passed his thesis defense, “Competitive deep learning for imaging applications,” on Wednesday, December 1. Xiao is a member of Kolachalama lab and defended in person on the Charles River campus.

Thesis Defense – Anthony Federico

Congratulations to CBM PhD candidate Anthony Federico, who passed his thesis defense, “Development of Methods for Omics Network Inference and Analysis and Their Application to Disease Modeling,” on Thursday, November 18. Anthony is a member of Monti lab and defended both virtually and in person on Evans 6.

Dr. Vijaya Kolachalama awarded Evans Junior Faculty Merit Award

Congratulations to Vijaya Kolachalama, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Computational Biomedicine, who was awarded the Evans Junior Faculty Research Merit Award for 2021-2023.  This award recognizes outstanding junior faculty investigators in the Department of Medicine. Click here to learn more about this award.

AAIC Travel Fellowship Awarded to Michael Romano

Michael Romano, MD/PhD student in the Kolachalama Lab, has been awarded a travel fellowship for the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). AAIC is the largest international dementia conference where researchers and clinicians come together to share advances in treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. The conference will take place in Denver, Colorado in the […]

Thesis Defense – Xingyi Shi

Congratulations to CBM PhD candidate Xingyi Shi, who passed her thesis defense, “Bronchial Gene Expression Associated with Airway Premalignancy and Lung Cancer Subtypes,” on Monday, June 21. Xingyi is a member of the Spira/Lenburg and Beane labs and defended virtually.

Thesis Defenses – Zhe Wang and Ke Xu

Congratulations to CBM PhD candidates Zhe Wang and Ke Xu, who both passed their thesis defenses on Thursday, April 8. Zhe Wang, of the Campbell lab, defended his thesis entitled“Enhancing Preprocessing and Clustering of Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Data” and Ke Xu, of the Spira/Lenburg lab, defended his thesis entitled “Airway Gene Expression Alterations in Association […]

2021 Toffler Scholars in Neuroscience

Source: Boston University School of Medicine Office of the Dean Vijaya  Kolachalama, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Computational Biomedicine) and Computer Science, and founding member of the faculty of BU Computing & Data Sciences; Shangran Qiu, BA, BU CAS; Prajakta Joshi, BDS, MPH, GSDM; Chonghua Xue, BA, Medicine (Computational Biomedicine); and Matthew Miller, BUSM’22, are […]