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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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The potential pandemic

Alex Vespignani is the Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Health Sciences.

In a recently released paper Alessandro Vespig­nani and his col­lab­o­ra­tors pro­vide hard numbers regarding accidental escape of a lethal virus. And they aren’t good.

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Making science relatable through journalism

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Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato is a science journalist who writes for such outlets as National Geographic, Everyday Health, and Scientific American. She was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

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Collaborating to fight diseases of the poor

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Listen to chemistry professor Michael Pollastri talk about his work finding treatments for NTDs.

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Mark Nedelman at Northeastern University

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Dr. Mark Nedelman of Ekam Imaging talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.

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Aloisia Schmid at Northeastern University

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Dr. Aloisia Schmid of California Institute of Technology talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.

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Peter Lansbury, Jr. at Northeastern University

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Dr. Peter Lansbury, Jr. of Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.

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James Monaghan at Northeastern University

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Dr. James Monaghan of Northeastern University talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.

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