“My other contributions range from developing a Child Protection Policy for the the organization’s at-risk children to heading workshops on environmental conservation, women’s health . . . “
Last year, a team led by Northeastern professor Kim Lewis discovered teixobactin, an antibiotic that eliminates bacteria without encountering any detectable resistance.
2016 Annual Biology Graduate Colloquium The annual biology graduate colloquium took place on the 18th and 19th of May this year. The two-day event ended with a cookout. Our graduate students are required to hone their research presentation skills to help prepare them for careers as scientists. This annual colloquium allows students to present amongst fellow […]
“I would say that my biggest achievement at Northeastern was managing to balance all of the demands on my time needed to meet the academic and extracurricular goals I set for myself, while still managing to explore interests unrelated to these goals and to have fun.”
“Mindfulness helped me in ways I never imagined it could. It made me so much calmer, so much happier. That personal experience has made me want to provide the same for others. When I’m a physician and a researcher, I want it to be part of my approach.”
Our Undergraduate Biochemistry Club was honored nationally and on campus. The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) designated the The Northeastern Chapter of the Biochemistry Club as the 2016 Outstanding Chapter. The University has also awarded the group with a 2016 Phoenix Award. Congratulations to our students for this recognition of their enthusiasm […]
“When Sophie Chaney packed up her bags and headed off to her co-op in Cape Town, South Africa, she anticipated working in the field for the South African National Biodiversity Institute. The biology major has done that, often collecting pollen samples from flowers in order to compare them to other samples captured in other areas. […]
Huntington 100 Program Awards Six Distinguished Juniors and Seniors of Biology Department Majors this year! Congratulations to our Biology Department students: Berit Lindell–dual major in Biology and Sociology, Rebecca Larson–Biochemistry; Kristian Teichert–Biochemistry; Lola (Ololade) Akingbade–Behavioral Neuroscience; Ralph Peterson–Behavioral Neuroscience, and Madeleine Smith–Behavioral Neuroscience! These six students are being honored with the Huntington 100 award. The Huntington 100 program […]
Congratulations to both Johanna Farkas, Biology PhD Candidate, for being awarded the Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching and Brittany Berdy, Biology PhD Candidate, for being awarded the Dean’s Excellence Award in Leadership!
“It’s no surprise that when Northeastern researchers reported last May how the bacterium that causes [Lyme] disease evades antibiotics, suggesting new [Lyme Disease] treatments, the media and the general public took notice.” -Thea Singer for COS News