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STaRS, UROP and SPIN Scholars Present at GMS Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

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

MD/PhD Spotlight: Shen Ning ’24

Shen Ning is an MD/PhD student in her third year of medical school at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. She completed her Graduate Medical Sciences PhD training in the Graduate Program for Neuroscience, where she conducted her research at the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts... More

C3 Hosts First Ice Cream Social of Summer 2023

The GMS Community Catalyst Center brought its popular Ice Cream Socials back for Summer 2023! C3 hosted the first social on Thursday, June 22 in the C3 Suite (L-306). Students on campus for the summer -- as well as GMS faculty and staff -- gathered to take a break from the... More

Fourteen Students Join Summer 2023 GMS STaRS Program Cohort

Earlier in June, 14 students arrived to campus to begin their work in the 2023 Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) Program cohort through Graduate Medical Sciences. The 2023 cohort includes six second-year undergraduates, four third-year undergraduates, two fourth-year undergraduates and two first-year medical students from Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian... More

GMS Celebrates Pride at 2023 Red Sox Pride Celebration Game

Congratulations to the eight GMS students who won tickets to the Boston Red Sox Pride Celebration game on Tuesday, June 13! The raffle, held by the Community Catalyst Center, ran for one week between May 31 and June 7. The students who won the raffle included: Darby Gavin Mylene Gorzynski Varuna... More

Pride 2023: LGBTQIA+ Resources from BU and Beyond

Happy 2023 Pride Month! In honor of Pride, we have compiled a list of resources for celebrating and supporting our LGBTQIA+ community. Below, you will find resources, information, and events, from Boston University, the greater Boston community and beyond. We recognize that this is not an exhaustive list, and we are always... More

PhD Student Spotlight: Emilie Mausser ‘23

Emilie Mausser is a PhD candidate in the Molecular and Translational Medicine program through the Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS). Emilie’s research in the lab of Professor of Medicine Deborah Anderson, PhD, works on developing a nonhormonal, on-demand contraceptive product. Emilie successfully defended her dissertation in March 2023 and will... More

MS Student Spotlight: Khoa Duong (HPE ‘23)

Khoa Duong is a student in the Masters in Health Professions Education program at Graduate Medical Sciences. A pulmonary doctor and medical teacher from Vietnam, Duong was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in the United States. Khoa attended medical school at the University of Medicine and... More

Boston University to Open New LGBTQIA+ Student Resource Center

A joint memo from Jean Morrison, University provost and chief academic officer, and President Robert A. Brown announced a brand-new LGBTQIA+ Student Resource Center at Boston University, expected to open at the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic year. The center will be located on the second floor of 808 Commonwealth Avenue, More

Assistant Dean for Admissions, Diversity & Inclusion Shoumita Dasgupta, PhD, Presents on Genetic Essentialism at Feb. 1 C3 Seminar

The Community Catalyst Center welcomed Assistant Dean for Diversity & Inclusion Shoumita Dasgupta, PhD, to present on “Histories and Futures of Genetic Essentialism: On Bias, Its Origins, and Its Harms” during a Feb. 1 seminar held in the Instructional Building. Dr. Dasgupta’s seminar explored the history of eugenics and discussed its... More