Biology professor Slava Epstein, who created the iChip, recently delivered a TEDx Talk in Bratislava.
The Hannover Exchange Program has provided opportunities for international experiential learning for 30 years. Thanks to grant support from the German Academic Exchange Service, this long running program sends German Master’s students to Boston to work in Northeastern labs, as well as sends Northeastern undergraduate co-op students to work in labs at the Leibniz University of Hannover.
Northeastern’s Biology REU program fosters a wide variety of biological research, with diverse participants from around the globe and of many different backgrounds. In its third year, the program has become very competitive, selecting up to 10 participants from over 400 applications each summer.
PhD student Alison Wirshing, of the Cram Lab, was recently published in the journal, Molecular Biology of the Cell, for her work on reproductive processes of C. elegans.
Undergraduate student Tyler Jensen won this year’s AAAS Student Poster Competition.
Pankhuri Singhal and Matthew Nguyen published research on the regeneration of limbs in axolotls as first-line authors in Development.
A Co-op Biology assignment can transport you When Sophie Chaney went on her second co-op Biology assignment, she got in touch with a team of researchers, set up her own housing, and set off on an adventure of a lifetime. The fourth year biology student spent last spring in South Africa researching pollinators like bees, […]
Service-learning Expo First year students in Professor Begley’s Inquiries in Biology class have been engaged in Service-Learning throughout the fall semester and recently showcased their work at the university-wide Service-Learning Expo. The students partnered with: Citizen Schools to create and deliver an after-school apprenticeship on microbes at Orchard Gardens Middle School in Roxbury Science […]
Congratulations Prof. Chai on your 2017 NSF Career Award! In [his] years at Northeastern, Chai has helped – in collaboration with research groups at Harvard – provide techniques essential to understanding and driving future research in this field. These collaborative experiences were driven by resources provided by the College of Science, he says. “The College of […]
Science Club for Girls The mission of Science Club for Girls, a nonprofit organization founded in Cambridge, Mass. in 1994, is to “foster excitement, confidence, and literacy in STEM for girls, particularly from underrepresented communities…by maximizing meaningful interactions with women mentors.” Volunteers have been mentoring at elementary schools since the mid ‘90s, but Northeastern was […]