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2006-07 NEWS

» C. O’Connor’s review article, Protein L-Isoaspartyl, D-Aspartyl O-Methyltransferases: Catalysts for Protein Repair, provides an overview of research on this ancient and widely-distributed class of enzymes. More

» BC biologist D. Burgess is among researchers featured in a piece by the UK's New Scientist.com on new directions in cell biology. More

» University Pre-Medical Program enrollment continues to grow. More 

» Prof. Seyfried suggests low-carb, high-fat diet for cancer treatment. Time

» Profs. Chiles and Kelley lab's collaborative work presented in the Chemistry and Biology cover article. More | UPI | Medical News Today

» BC Biology and Physics faculty team investigates carbon nanotubes’s promise for their use as delivery platforms into mammalian cells. Nanotechnology, Nanotechweb.org

» BC graduate Michael Scahill gets scientific experience in an international context. More

» 2007-2008 Beckman Scholar Award Edward C. Koellhoffer, a sophomore Biochemistry major working in the laboratory of Professor Daniel Kirschner,  was chosen to receive this year Beckman Scholar Award. More

» Biology Post-Doc Received Grant for Research in Curing Eye DiseasesDr. Nivedita Sahoo, post-doc in the Gubbels lab, got awarded a Knights Templar Eye Foundation Inc. Research Grant. More

» BC Biologists Identify Alternative Brain Cancer TreatmentBiology Prof. Tom Seyfried and members of his lab identify alternative, diet-based brain cancer treatment. More

» Winning WaysBiology Major Jacqueline Grant '08 wins the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. More

» NSF Grant RecipientsBiology Assoc. Prof. C. O'Connor and Director of Laboratories M. Piatelli awarded NSF grant. More

» He Aims to Balance People with Nature Prof. Eric Strauss, director of BC's Environmental Studies Program, took a roundabout path to climbing the ivory tower. Boston Globe

» M.-J. Gubbels Awarded Smith Family New Investigator GrantThe Smith Family Program supports promising young scientists working in Massachusetts academic or research institutions. More

» Sea Urchin Genome: Surprising Relationship to Man Biology Professor David Burgess and his lab members announced the decoding and analysis of the genome sequence of the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. More

» Dedicated to DadBC unveiled a new 30-second public service announcement featuring award-winning scientist Melanie McNally '06 (Biology) during BC's football game against Central Michigan. (Windows Media Player required to view the movie)

» Inquiring Minds
Four Biology students selected as 2006 Scholars of the College. At BC

 

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