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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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Barnett Institute celebrates 40 years of scientific breakthroughs

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This year marks the 40th anniver­sary of the founding of Northeastern’s Bar­nett Insti­tute of Chem­ical and Bio­log­ical Analysis.

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Dr. Barbara Waszczak devises intranasal gene therapy that focuses on underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease

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“Parkinson’s is caused by the death of dopamine neu­rons in a key motor area of the brain called the sub­stantia nigra,” said Dr. Waszczak, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. If you want to treat PD at its roots, thenn you have to stop the death of these neural cells.

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