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Undergraduate chemistry student selected for the 2014 Exchange to Germany Program

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Elise Miner, an undergraduate senior chemistry major, has been selected to participate in the Northeastern (regional) Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) and the Northeastern Section of the Younger Chemists Committee (NSYCC) 2014 Exchange to Germany Program.

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Undergraduate chemistry student awarded university grant

Congratulations to Kristian Teichert, an undergraduate chemistry student who works in Professor John Engen’s lab.

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Chemistry student awarded Provost’s Research Award

Justin Roberts, an undergraduate student in John Engen’s lab, has been awarded a 2013/14 Provost Undergraduate Research Award.

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Fighting NTDs Through Crowdfunding

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Northeastern Associate Professor Michael Pollastri has launched a campaign to find ways to better treat some of the world’s poorest populations.

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Analytical Scientist Powerlist 2013

Professors Barry Karger and William Hancock among the 100 most influential people in the analytical sciences.

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REU center awarded

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The department took another step forward with the prominence of its undergraduate research, being named as a National REU site by the National Science Foundation.

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Soil health in organic farms

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Directed by Principal Research Scientist Elham Ghabbour and Professor Geoffrey Davies, the National Soil Project (NSP) at Northeastern University is collaborating with The Organic Center to examine some of the benefits organic agriculture may have on soil health.

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Green Chemistry Recognized

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The department’s ACS student affiliates’ chapter was this year’s recipient of the Green Chemistry award. This accolade was given in addition to their chapter being named an outstanding chapter for the third year running – a feat that few others

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Creating a better drug to treat psychiatric disorders

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I was drawn to research on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s. But by 1987, I switched to neuropsychiatric diseases, and that’s what I’ve been focused on ever since.

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Thomas Gilbert elected to National ACS Board

Thomas R. Gilbert was recently elected to the American Chemical Society Board of Directors. He will serve as the director for District I, which includes New England, New York, and parts of Pennsylvania. Gilbert, whose research focus at Northeastern is

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