A Quick Look

A note from the Evans Center IBR Founding Director

Team Science Collaborations In Brief

Upcoming Events

ARC Portfolio Report 2021

ARC Metrics: Grant and publication success

Current ARCs

The Center provides opportunities for collaborations within Affinity Research Collaboratives (ARCs) organized around foci of common research interests. The ARCs create opportunities for new interdisciplinary approaches to both research and training in biomedical research.

Mission Statement

Faculty affiliated with the Evans Center hold academic appointments with different departments. The Center provides opportunities for collaborations within Affinity Research Collaboratives (ARCs) organized around foci of common research interests. The extraordinary strength in biomedical and physical sciences at Boston University, and the support and development of the ARCs create opportunities for new interdisciplinary approaches to both research and training in biomedical research. Basic science discovery promoted by ARCs are also available to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and to other centers for collaborative translational applications.

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Publications

Listed are representative publications by ARC Directors. An example of the publication success of the ARCs lies in the 304 collaborative publications since the launch of BU IBRO in 2015.

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Recent News and Spotlights

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Katya Ravid selected as the Barbara E. Corkey Professor of Medicine

Colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Katya Ravid, D.Sc., Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, has been selected as the inaugural incumbent of the Barbara E. Corkey Professor of Medicine! Dr. Ravid is nationally and internationally recognized for seminal discoveries in the field of megakaryocyte and platelet biology. Early in her career, she discovered a unique transcriptional […]

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New Initiative towards a new ARC, Eliminating Health Disparities: Society & Biomedicine

  According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced social or economic obstacles to health based on their race, ethnicity, socioeconomic-status, or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion. Understanding and eliminating health disparities demands research on the causes of these […]

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New Data Science Initiative: Tapping into the Pipeline of Data Science

Under the direction of Azer Bestavros, Ph.D., newly appointed Associate Provost of Computing and Data Science and in strong collaboration with Eric Kolacyzk, Ph.D., newly appointed director of Hariri Institute for Computing and Founding Director, MS in Statistical Practice (MSSP) Program, there is now strong proactive assessment and development of BU’s data science approach that […]

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