At its second meeting of the year the Faculty Council considered, with Dean Peter Ellison (anthropology and GSAS), a proposed Ph.D. program in Chemical Biology. Professor Christopher Walsh (biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology, HMS) spoke in support of the proposed program, and Professors David Liu (chemistry and chemical biology) and Suzanne Walker (microbiology and molecular genetics, HMS) were also present for this discussion.
The council also heard an update on plans for the development of the University’s property in Allston from Professor Jeremy Knowles (chemistry and chemical biology), one of several FAS members of the Allston Master Planning Advisory Committee.
The preliminary agenda deadline for the October Faculty Meeting is Monday (Oct. 4) at 9:30 a.m. The council next meets on Oct. 13.