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Probing Relationships between Protein Structure and Movement

Jaylene Ollivierre

Penny Beuning’s research is based on relationships. Proteins, DNA, RNA in a dance of scientific compatibility.

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Chemistry students win Excellent Poster awards

Fall Foliage

Congratulations to several Chemistry & Chemical Biology students for their awards.

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Fostering A Renewable Interest In Science

Frustrating, enigmatic and enlightening. That’s how Elise Miner describes her scientific research when striving to develop economically sustainable renewable energy sources.

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3Qs: Drug Diagnosis

Bio­phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals, also known as bio­logics, are the fastest growing sector of the phar­ma­ceu­tical industry and most people living today will prob­ably take a bio­phar­ma­ceu­tical or know someone who takes one.

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Northeastern partners to land $24 million award for clinical and translational science

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), which partners Tufts University Medical Center with Northeastern, Brandeis and a number of clinical affiliates, has been named a recipient of a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.

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Professor John Engen in Biopharm International

Professor John Engen was interviewed for the February 2014 issue of Biopharm Inernational

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“Artificial liver” research featured on the Wall Street Journal’s VentureWire blog

Research collaboration between the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Empiriko has led to development of a device, which has been heralded as an artificial liver.  The Biomimiks technology is designed to allow researchers to screen potential pharmaceuticals for

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Biochemistry program earns accreditation

In December, Northeastern University’s biochemistry program became one of the first four in the nation to be accredited through the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) – indicating that it meets or exceeds professional standards, giving students an advantage with prospective employers and graduate schools.

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Cancer research co-​​op points to exciting career path

When Mark Nan­iong, S’14, began his co-​​op at the Boston-​​based Belfer Insti­tute for Applied Cancer Sci­ences at Dana-​​Farber Cancer Insti­tute last spring, becoming a sci­en­tist wasn’t on his radar. But his expe­ri­en­tial learning oppor­tu­nity at the world-​​renowned treat­ment and research facility gave him a rare oppor­tu­nity to con­duct cut­ting edge research that could have major impli­ca­tions for the gen­eral public—an impact that this fifth-​​year chem­istry major hopes to cul­ti­vate in a future career in patent law. – See more at: http://www.northeastern.edu/news/2014/01/naniong/#sthash.Va4j7fzU.dpuf

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Professor Michael Pollastri raises $25,000 for NTD research

In one of the largest science-research-based crowdfunding campaigns to date, Northeastern University College of Science associate professor Michael Pollastri raised $25,031.

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