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Two professors – one from the biology department and the other from the chemistry and chemical biology department – have been awarded more than a half-million dollars to investigate the production of cancer drugs in Catharanthus roseus.
Kevin Gozzi started working in assistant professor Win Chai’s microbiology lab during his first month at Northeastern. Now, the fourth-year biology student is the co-first author of the lab’s most recent publication.
Thirty students took part in NU-CD4. The course focused on the drug development process and gave the students the opportunity both to visit world-leading institutions in pharmaceutical research and manufacturing and conduct a research project focusing on identifying problems with existing drugs and developing novel remedies for those problems.
If you want to ace your exams, you’ll need to study hard. But, says Fred Davis, a biology professor with expertise in circadian rhythms, you’ll also need to put down the books and catch a little shuteye.
Phillip Strandwitz wants to raise $50,000 to help research whether bacteria in our guts play a role in depression and anxiety.
Murray Gibson has decided to step down as the Dean of the College of Science, effective June 30, 2015. Murray’s tenure completes five years as the Founding Dean of the College of Science.
The 2015 “Huntington 100” list has been announced.
At the annual College of Science co-op expo, some two dozen students discussed their co-op experiences at companies, research institutes, and labs from as near as Northeastern’s campus and as far as London, Madagascar, and Australia.
Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society has installed the Chi Delta Epsilon Chapter at Northeastern University.