GMS Faculty Spotlight: Esther Bullitt, PhD

Esther Bullitt, PhD, is a professor of pharmacology, physiology & biophysics at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. She is the director of both the biophysics and physiology graduate programs within Graduate Medical Sciences. Dr. Bullitt was recently awarded a Shared Instrumentation Grant by the National Institutes of Health, which helped to fund […]

Congratulations to Our 2024 Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Award Winners!

Graduate Medical Sciences and the Russek Foundation are pleased to award nine high-achieving graduate students and recent alumni with 2024 Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Awards: Robert Fisher (Graduate Program in Genetics & Genomics) Lucy Peterson (Program in Pharmacology) Yi Guan (PhD in Anatomy & Neurobiology Program) Anna Smith, PhD (Graduate Program in Molecular and […]

Five Things to Do in Boston for the Fourth of July

Staying in town for the Fourth of July weekend this year? Here is a list of events that you can check out in Boston over the next few days: Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular DCR Hatch Shell (Charles River Esplanade); Thursday, July 4 at 8:30 p.m. The annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular is the city’s signature […]

Welcome to Melissa L. Gilliam, Boston University’s 11th President

A Conversation: Boston University President Melissa L. Gilliam on First Impressions, Challenges and Ambitions BU Today; July 1, 2024  On Monday, July 1, Melissa L. Gilliam took office as Boston University’s 11th president. Dr. Gilliam is a physician, educator, scholar, research scientist and leader in higher education who was named as the next president in […]

C3 Ice Cream Socials Return for Summer 2024!

Students, faculty and staff on campus for the summer joined the Community Catalyst Center for its first Summer Ice Cream Social on June 27. This is the third summer in a row that C3 has hosted these socials, brought back due to their ongoing popularity from the GMS community. Those who stopped by could choose […]

William Lehman, PhD, and Jeffrey Browning, PhD, Receive 2024 GMS Educator of the Year Awards

Each year, the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine honors two Graduate Medical Sciences faculty who deliver exceptional education to graduate students in masters and doctoral education. These awards are based on recommendations from across the GMS programs. This year, we are thrilled to share that GMS has awarded William Lehman, PhD, and […]

Congratulations to the GMS Class of 2024!

Over 330 Graduate Medical Sciences students walked during the 2024 Master’s and MD & PhD Commencement exercises, held on Thursday, May 16, at the Boston University Track & Tennis Center. The day-long celebration began with the Master’s Convocation Ceremony at 10 a.m., followed by the MD & PhD Convocation Ceremony at 3 p.m. Graduates from […]

Congratulations to Our 2024 Outstanding Student Achievement Award Winners!

Graduate Medical Sciences is pleased to award four high-achieving, graduating students with Outstanding Student Achievement Awards in the categories “Outstanding Research” and “Community Service.” These students have made exceptional contributions to their departments and communities that have set them apart from their peers during their time at GMS. Meet each awardee below: Katharine Babcock, PhD, […]