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Rahul Ray

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bapi@bu.edu

Alma Maters: ,MIT, Postdoctoral work,Washington St U, Ph.D.,U of Calcutta, India, MS
Classes Taught: GMS Nu 700, GMS Pharmacology 410
Countries Traveled To: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Greece, India
Companies Worked For: U of Calcutta, Calcutta, India, Bose Research Institute, Calcutta, India
What is your style of teaching?
Interactive casual. I often stop during lecture to entertain questions from students. I also ask questions during a lecture and encourage students to relpy.
What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
Mostly Power Point presentations. I use a text book only as reference.
What is the most engaging assignment you give?
Home works that require searching sc. lit. and coming up with logical deductions. My exams are open book challenging students to learn beyond text books
When grading a student, what do you look for?
Ingenuity and depth of knowledge
What kind of student would love your class?
Open-minded who is interested in learning what is beyond class-material.
What is one piece of advice you have for students?
Keep an open mind to learn
What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
Structure-function relashionship in biomolecules
What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
Sustained extramural funding for my research for past 20 years
Are you currently involved in something interesting outside the classroom?
Yes - fictional writing (poetry
Is there anything else the student should know before taking your class?
Broaden your horizon

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