New state-of-the-art Glacios-2 Cryo-EM ordered!

A new cryogenic electron microscope has been ordered for Boston University. This cryo-EM will allow researchers on both BU campuses to determine structures of biological importance at near-atomic resolution. The new cryo-EM will be a service center housed in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Biophysics.

Congratulations to Assen Marintchev!

Congratulations to Assen Marintchev for his recent promotion to Associate Professor. Assen Marintchev, PhD, Physiology & Biophysics, is a scientist whose long-standing objective has been to provide a detailed structural and dynamic picture of the protein translation initiation in human cells, and its regulation. These interactions and the mechanisms they entail underlie pathological processes disrupting […]

Congratulations to Aaron W. Young!

Dr. Aaron W. Young was honored by the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in receiving the Crest Oral-B P&G Professional Oral Health Excellence in Teaching in the Basic Sciences Award!  This is the second time Dr. Young has received the award having previously been honored in 2019.

Faculty Position Available

Faculty Position Available The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at Boston University School of Medicine seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor to begin in academic year 2022-2023 or earlier. The Department of Physiology & Biophysics believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of […]

Congratulations to the Gursky Lab for publishing 3 papers in October!

In October 2021, the Gursky lab lab published 3 peer-reviewed papers in the Journal of Molecular Biology, Biophysical Chemistry and Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: A conservative point mutation in a dynamic antigen-binding loop of human immunoglobulin λ6 light chain promotes pathologic amyloid formation Dynamic protein structures in normal function and pathologic misfolding in systemic amyloidosis […]

Assistant Professor, Educator Faculty Position Available

Educator Faculty in Physiology & Biophysics Assistant Professor Boston University School of Medicine Overview: Boston University School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time, 12-month term Assistant Professor position in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the teaching mission of the School of Medicine, becoming a […]

Congratulations to Jamie McKnight!

The Faculty Affairs Office is pleased to announce that C. James McKnight, PhD, is October’s Distinguished Faculty of the Month: C. James McKnight Named October Distinguished Faculty of the Month

Congratulations to Matt Doran!

With stiff competition from many students and post-docs, Matthew Doran won the bronze prize for the talk he delivered at the European Muscle Conference, as an early investigator.