On March 8th and 9th, 190 Massachusetts high school students participated in Biotech Futures. Biotech Futures is a day-long college and career exploration event that exposes high school students to the educational opportunities and diverse fields of study in the life sciences at the college level through hands-on laboratory experiences and a campus tour. The event was […]
“I spent my Pre-Co-Op tenure seeking out novel opportunities.”
Last month, a pipeline agreement was finalized between Northeastern University’s biotechnology program and Loyola University Maryland to streamline the admissions process for prospective Master’s students.
Northeastern’s accomplished chemistry professor, Dr. Paul Vouros, is retiring after 42 years of teaching and research. His work developing chromatographic methods coupled with mass spectrometry, has led him to many research applications and collaborations around the world.
Electronic screens whose color-changing technology is inspired by squids. Skin constructed in the lab from protein fibers to mimic the aging process and test products that may slow it down.
On November 14, students in Northeastern’s Biotechnology Professional Science Master’s program gathered in the Curry Student Center to hear their classmates describe the pre-co-op work experiences they had performed during the summer semester. Co-op Coordinator Vanecia Harrison-Sanders moderated the panel. The intent of the pre-co-op is to provide “real-world” learning in industry, government, teaching hospitals, and academic research […]
Northeastern’s Dr. Alexandros Makriyannis and team reveal structure of the receptor in the brain that leads to the high associated with THC—the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.
Discover how Biotech co-op coordinator Vanecia Harrison-Sanders helps students discover their passion through experiential opportunities.
Sleeping sickness is an insect-borne, parasitic disease found in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is transmitted by the tsetse fly, which are large flies (similar to a horsefly) that live off of vertebrate animal blood, including humans.
Northeastern’s Master of Science in Bioinformatics combines interdisciplinary core coursework in bioinformatic computational methods, programming, and statistics with a range of graduate electives, offering students the flexibility to specialize their studies while building comprehensive knowledge in both life sciences and computer science.