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Dr. Kim Lewis on a New Path to Curing Chronic Lyme Disease

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Lyme is one of those puzzling chronic diseases: while people that are treated by antibiotics shortly after they’re bitten by the tic get cured, about 10 to 20 percent don’t. Why not?

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Dr. Tania Konry’s ScanDrop Instrument Brings Science Lab into the Field

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Scan­Drop is a portable instru­ment no bigger than a shoebox that has the capacity to detect a variety of bio­log­ical spec­imen.

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Dr. John Engen on Hydrogen Exchange Mass Spectrometry

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Dr. John Engen uti­lizes hydrogen exchange mass spec­trom­etry to make con­fir­ma­tion of biosimilars a fea­sible task. His work was recently high­lighted in the journal Biopharm International.

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2003 Human Genome Project’s Ben­e­fits Still Real­ized

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Alan Guttmacher, director of NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Insti­tute of Child Health and Human Development, on the impact new tools and technologies have had on use-inspired research.

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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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