Biochemistry

Antarctic co-​​op: The not so sunny side of things

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Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica, guest blogs about how the lack of daylight affects her scientific research.

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NUScience Summer 2014 Edition Released

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Check out the most recent edition of the NUScience magazine and read all about the College of Science.

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Posted in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology

Biochemistry program gets new director

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Dean J. Murray Gibson announces appointment of Phyllis Strauss as Interim Director of the Biochemistry Program.

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COS Alumnus earns Fulbright for research in South Africa

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Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, 2013 biochemistry graduate, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.

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Kristian Teichert – A Goal to Reach and Teach High School Students

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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 College of Science student at Northeastern, this might be the future of education.

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Prof. John Engen’s research featured in Cell

Congratulations to chemistry Prof. John Engen, whose sabbatical research was recently featured in Cell!

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Congratulations to COS’ Huntington 100 Students

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The 2014 “Huntington 100″ honorees have been announced.

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RISE to the occasion

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Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their most recent scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial ventures on Thursday at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo.

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Students find life calling through co-​​op

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Nearly two-​​dozen stu­dents shared their co-​​op expe­ri­ences with their peers at the Col­lege of Sci­ence Spring Co-​​op Expo on Friday in the Raytheon Amphithe­ater.

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3Qs: A new way to battle HIV

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In a paper pub­lished last week in the journal Nature Chem­istry, physics pro­fessor Mark Williams and his team present new research that elu­ci­dates a long-​​held paradox about a pro­tein called APOBEC3G that could trans­form HIV drug discovery.

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