Tag: senior thesis

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 […]

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 […]