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Dr. Mathius Mann awarded Karger Medal

Professor Mathias Mann, Director in the Department of Proteomics and Signal Transduction at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Munich, has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Barry L. Karger Medal in Bioanalytical Chemistry.


Local ACS-student chapter win Green Chemistry Award

The American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter at Northeastern University has been selected to receive a Green Chemistry Award for its activities conducted during the 2013-14 academic year. Over 134 reports were submitted, and our chapter was one of only

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Jones and Ranasinghe receive rave reviews

Professor Graham B. Jones and Dr. Nadeesha Ranasinghe’s work on Flow and Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Medicinally Relevant Indoles continues to garner positive feedback and glowing reviews.


Gilbert quoted in Chemistry and Engineering News

Professor Thomas Gilbert was quoted in the October issue of Chemistry and Engineering News in an article entitled “Thomas Edison Labs Named Landmark.” Gilbert can also be seen in the photographs that accompany the feature article.


Fulton publishes book on addiction treatment

Congratulations to Dr. Brian S. Fulton on the publication of his new book, Drug Discovery for the Treatment of Addiction: Medicinal Chemistry Strategies! The book will be available through Amazon and other book retailers on September 15, 2014.


Shapazian Scholars continue to impress

The department would like to thank Carole Sharpazian (LA’66, MS’72) for her continued support of our undergraduate students! Her tireless contributions to the co-op program has yielded amazing results, with former scholars continuing on to medical, dental and veterinary schools.


Smotkin to present at Operando V Conference in Deauville, France

Eugene S. Smotkin will present a Plenary Lecture at the Operando V Conference in Deauville, France, May 17 – 21. This is the 5th International Conference on Operando Spectroscopy. Professor Smotkin is known for being the first to obtain FTIR and X-ray absorption spectroscopy of electrochemical devices under normal operating conditions. Information is available at Faculty at Northeastern are encouraged to attend.

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Visiting Speaker: Nobel Laureate Martin Karplus

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

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.

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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