GMS PhD Spotlight: Todd Dowrey (MTM)

Todd Dowrey is a PhD candidate in the Molecular and Translational Medicine Department who matriculated into the Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS) in 2020. His current research in the lab of Associate Professor of Medicine George Murphy, PhD, studies healthy aging and longevity. As part of his work, Todd collaborates... More

C3 Mastering Self-Advocacy in Graduate School Panel Fills INS-401 Classroom

Twenty-five Graduate Medical Sciences community members attended the Community Catalyst Center's "Mastering Self-Advocacy in Graduate School" event, almost filling the INS-401 classroom space. Part-presentation and part-panel, the event was designed to discuss tips for navigating the graduate school experience by communicating effectively, negotiating confidently, being mindful of mental health and wellbeing... More

Art Days Returns to Medical Campus for 34th Year

The creativity of several Graduate Medical Sciences students, faculty and staff was on display at the 34th annual Art Days event, held Feb. 20 and 21 in Hiebert Lounge. Art Days was started by Dean Emeritus Aram Chobanian to foster the support and growth of the creative arts at BUMC. The... More

Propel Careers CEO Lauren Celano Presents CV & Resume Workshop to GMS Students

Graduate Medical Sciences welcomed Lauren Celano, CEO of Propel Careers, to campus on Wednesday, Feb. 21 for "Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a Resumé for Industry and a CV for Academia." The event was sponsored by the Community Catalyst Center (C3) and Boston University Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training... More

Dollar$ & $ense: February 2024

February 2024 News to Know 2024-2025 FAFSA Now Available The 2024-2025 FAFSA is now available! The 2024-2025 FAFSA includes a suite of new updates to improve the FAFSA filing experience for students. Due to the new structure of the FAFSA it is expected that there will be a delay in Boston University receiving complete 2024-2025... More

GMS Staff Spotlight: Patty Jones

Patty Jones is the Program Administrator for the Graduate Medical Sciences masters programs in Biomedical Forensic Sciences, Forensic Anthropology, Bioimaging, and Healthcare Emergency Management in the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology. Patty joined GMS in 1999 and will celebrate her 25th work anniversary in December 2024. We interviewed Patty about... More

Dollar$ & $ense: January 2024

January 2024 News to Know 2024-2025 FAFSA Now Available The 2024-2025 FAFSA is now available! The 2024-2025 FAFSA includes a suite of new updates to improve the FAFSA filing experience for students. Due to these new changes, there may be periods of time where the FAFSA is unavailable. You do not need to contact SFS... More

Ringing in the End of the Fall 2023 Semester at GMS!

To our GMS community, We’ve made it to the final days of another semester at GMS! The past months have certainly been busy, filled with classes, on-campus events, research, and studying. We have been thrilled to share each moment with you and are proud to see just how much you’re making... More

MISO Hosts Winter Refuel & Cultural Exchange Event

Fifty guests attended a Winter Refuel & Cultural Exchange Event hosted by the Minority and International Scientists Organization (MISO) on Thursday, Dec. 7. The event, hosted in L-403, brought students, faculty and staff together for free wellness care packages, free Mediterranean food and an opportunity to meet this year's MISO student... More

GMS Alumna Chadene Tremaglio, PhD, Talks Careers in Science, Teaching, and Balancing with Parenthood

Boston University Broadening Experience in Scientific Training (BU’s BEST) hosted GMS alumna Chadene Tremaglio, PhD, for a lunchtime Alumni Career Talk with Graduate Medical Sciences students. The event, hosted on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in L-403, filled the classroom with 36 registrants for Tremaglio’s visit. Tremaglio’s presentation, titled “My Adventures in Balancing... More

Dollar$ & $ense: December 2023

December 2023 News to Know 2024-2025 FAFSA Release Delayed The Department of Education recently announced that the 2024-2025 FAFSA will be released by December 31 as the Department of Education continues to implement the updated and simplified FAFSA. This delay will not cause any issues with Spring 2024 financial aid but may impact... More

GMS Faculty Spotlight: Andrew Henderson, PhD

Andrew Henderson, PhD, has spent the last 16 years at the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, during which time he has both performed groundbreaking research and been a part of developing two innovative PhD-training pathway programs in Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS). Henderson is professor of medicine/infectious diseases and virology, immunology... More

Carryl Navalta, PhD, Receives HRSA Grant for Project EDUCATE

Carryl Navalta, PhD, a core faculty member in the Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine Program at Graduate Medical Sciences, was recently awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant for Project EDUCATE (Education to Deliver and Utilize Child and Adolescent Treatment Effectively). Dr. Navalta is also a clinical... More

Recommended Reads During Intersession

GMS Student Affairs and The Alumni Medical Library present the annual holiday raffle from the book list of Recommended Reads During Intersession. We hope you enjoy these titles picked by the staff members of both GMS and the Library! Enter the raffle to be 1 of 20 students to win a... More