Professor Sorenson and Alumna Dr. Katie Stryjewski Featured in BU Research

Boston University's Research has published an article featuring BU Biology's Professor Sorenson and former Sorenson Lab member Dr. Katie Stryjewski. The article details Sorenson and Stryjewski's work on estrildid finches of New Guinea and what these birds can teach biologists about evolution. The article can be read on BU Research.

Biology Department Alumnus Wins Emmy Award

By Jennifer Aileen ScottOctober 12th, 2017in Alumni News, News

Mark Carroll (CLA '95), a Biology Department alumnus, is now a cinematographer working on nature documentaries with NASA, PBS, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel, among other companies. His most recent film, Super Hummingbirds, won an Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary. For more of his work, see his website and... More

Biology Alumna Michelle Cilia Wins PECASE Award

By Jennifer Aileen ScottFebruary 24th, 2017in Alumni News, News

Michelle Cilia, who received her BA in Biology from Boston University in 1999, has been named as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). About the award, President Obama said, “I congratulate these outstanding scientists and engineers on their impactful work,”... More

Alumna and Artist: Dana Simmons

By Jennifer Aileen ScottNovember 22nd, 2016in Alumni News, News

While conducting research for graduate school in neurobiology, Dana Simmons (CAS’11) noticed that the neurons she was observing looked very much like trees. She's started capturing images of neurons and dendrites that “have an artistic aesthetic.” You can see more of her science-art on her website.