Tag: research

Summer Research Highlight: Genomic and Computational Approaches to Gene Regulation with Dr. John Quackenbush P’24

Each cell in our body contains a set of instructions, encoded in a molecule called DNA, that helps determine both our traits—including things like height, weight, hair color—and our individual risk of developing diseases such as diabetes or cancer. DNA is a long-chain polymer, and these instructions are encoded in the DNA “sequence” (the series […]

BUA Junior Wins First Place at Harvard Global Health & Leader Conference

BUA junior Aditya Venkatesh ’23 presented a proposal entitled “Learning to Love Learning: A Positive Feedback Loop Approach to Combating Procrastination” at Harvard’s Global Health and Leader Conference on April 23-24 as part of the Community Pitch Competition, in which students research and design a health-related project that they want to implement in their home […]

BUA Senior Named Regeneron Scholar, Semifinalist in US Presidential Scholar’s Program

BUA senior Friedrich Liu ’21 was named as a top 300 scholar in the 80th Regeneron Science Talent Search—the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition for high school seniors. A total of 1,760 students around the country entered the competition this year, which is owned and produced by Society for Science. In […]

Head of School Blog – Senior Thesis: Purpose-Driven Inquiry

Over the past several weeks, our seniors have shared their Senior Thesis presentations — a beautiful showcase of their year-long efforts conducting research and writing an original piece of scholarship in an area of passion. Students work on those projects in partnership with a BUA faculty mentor and an outside expert: very often a BU […]

BUA Junior presents research as part of BU Sustainability Earth Week

Abhi Lingareddy ’22 presented his research on the urban heat island effect at the Campus Climate Lab Info Session as part of this week’s BU Sustainability Earth Week 2021. Abhi is conducting this research for his senior thesis in concert with — and funded by — Boston University’s Campus Climate Lab under the guidance of […]