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Visiting Speaker: Nobel Laureate Martin Karplus

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Distinguished Professor and Nobel Laureate Martin Karplus presents, “Motion: The Hallmark of Life. From Marsupials to Molecules.”

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Kristian Teichert – A Goal to Reach and Teach High School Students

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College and high school students learning together? The thought of this intellectual cross-pollination is intriguing and the results are even more interesting. According to Kristian Teichert, a second-year biochemistry student here at Northeastern, this might be the future of education.

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Professor Barry Karger received the Arnold O. Beckman Medal and Award

A quarter cen­tury ago, Barry Karger and his team pub­lished research in the journal Pro­ceed­ings of the National Academy of Sci­ences that would help enable sci­en­tists to sequence the human genome. It marked the first time anyone had shown a reli­able and high-​​resolution ana­lyt­ical tech­nique for char­ac­ter­izing DNA molecules.

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Probing Relationships between Protein Structure and Movement

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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

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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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