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Novel Treatement to Cure MRSA Infection Presented by Dr. Kim Lewis

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Recent work from Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Biology Kim Lewis promises to over­come MRSA, one of the leading public health threats of our time.

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Dr. Michael Pollastri Envisions Crowdsourcing, a New Model for Data Sharing and Drug Discovery

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Dr. Pol­lastri said the secrecy model of protecting research and data doesn’t work when it comes to curing infec­tious dis­eases.

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Dr. Jacqueline Piret and Associates Analyze Ancient Bacteria

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Asso­ciate Pro­fessor of Bi­ology Jacque­line Piret, her former student Desislava Raytcheva, and colleagues at MIT and Baylor College of Medicine publish research on analyzing ancient bacteria in the journal Nature.

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Northeastern Biotechnology Startup Named Finalist in Global Competition

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Biotech­nology startup Quad Tech­nolo­gies makes it to the final round of the pres­ti­gious 2013 Mass­Chal­lenge.

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Biotech PSM Students Benefit from Career Panel

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Panelists at career development event offer tips on job searching, networking, and interviewing to students preparing for co-op work experience.

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Northeastern Survey Reveals Professional Skills Highly Valued by Employers

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According to Northeastern survey, hiring decision-makers believe that broadly applicable skills such as writing and problem-solving are preferable to specific industry expertise.

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The past, present, and future of nanomedicine

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Northeastern hosts first annual International Translational Nanomedicine Conference, more than 150 stu­dents, researchers, and industry experts from around the world attend.

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Researcher studies protein’s role in aging

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Dr. Sunny Zhou receives $1M grant from National Institutes of Health to study etiologic role of isoaspartic acid in aging and dis­ease.

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iNSolution Research Blog: Opening up drug discovery for neglected diseases

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Dr. Michael Pollastri, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, discusses neglected tropical diseases and alternative research models for treatments.

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Unique degree program fills void in biotech industry

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Northeastern’s Pro­fes­sional Sci­ence Master’s pro­gram in Biotech­nology fea­tures a unique approach to grad­uate edu­ca­tion that includes training in busi­ness prac­tices in addi­tion to the sci­ence and tech­nology courses offered in tra­di­tional master’s programs.

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