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GMS Travels to Anaheim, CA, for ABRCMS Conference

Graduate Medical Sciences was thrilled to send several representatives to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Scientists (ABRCMS), held from Nov. 9 through 12 in Anaheim, CA.  For 20 years, ABCRMS has been a leading conference for underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Attending students had the chance... More

Student Spotlight: Jhonatan Henao Vasquez

Jhonatan Henao Vasquez is a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Graduate Program in Molecular and Translational Medicine (MTM). Henao Vasquez entered Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) through the Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS). He currently works in the Pulmonary Center, researching MIWI2 positive multi-ciliated cells.     Fourth-year PhD candidate Jhonatan Henao Vasquez is... More

Happy First-Generation College Celebration Week!

Tuesday, Nov. 8 marked National First-Generation College Celebration Day, a day to celebrate the success and achievements of first-generation students across the United States. Boston University and the Newbury Center have marked the occasion with a week-long celebration program, full of events like workshops, social activities, seminars and networking opportunities. You can... More

GMS Attends SACNAS Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Graduate Medical Sciences was well represented at the National Diversity in STEM Conference (NDiSTEM), hosted by the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) from Oct. 27 to 29 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. GMS representatives included Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Angelique Harris, PhD, More

Alumni Spotlight: Gabriel Chavez (OHS ‘22, GSDM ‘26)

Gabriel Chavez is a May 2022 graduate of the MS in Oral Health Sciences program at GMS. He is currently a first-year dental student at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where he was recently elected president of the D1 class. Gabriel is also a peer mentor through... More

GMS and C3 Are Proud to Celebrate National Coming Out Day

Tuesday, Oct. 11 marked National Coming Out Day, an annual celebration of individuals within the LGBTQIA+ community. To mark the occasion, Graduate Medical Sciences and the Community Catalyst Center hosted a National Coming Out Day Celebration event in the C3 Suite. The two-hour event brought students from across GMS together to... More

Oral Health Science Faculty Works to Eliminate Dental Disparities in Latinx Community

Raul Garcia, professor at Goldman School of Dental Medicine and faculty in the GMS Oral Health Sciences program, is working hard to increase access to quality dental care within underserved communities. His work was recently featured in a BU Today article highlighting seven Latinx researchers making a difference with their scholarship... More

STaRS and UROP Scholars Present at GMS Summer Research Symposium

This year’s Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) cohort culminated their 10-week onsite internships with the GMS Summer Research Symposium held on August 11, 2022. Hosted in Hiebert Lounge, the GMS Summer Research Symposium gave the STaRS scholars an opportunity to present their independent research projects to audiences of GMS faculty, More

GMS Faculty Spotlight: Dan Tzizik, PA

Dan Tzizik is the associate director of didactic education for the Physician Assistant Program. He has been a member of the New Hampshire National Guard for over two decades and joined the BU PA Program as a faculty member in 2020. Tzizik is also a faculty mentor for the GMS... More