Alexandros Makriyannis, George D. Behrakis Endowed Chair at Northeastern and Founder and Director of the Center for Drug Discovery, has received the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Distinguished Pharmaceutical Scientist Award for 2015. This award is part of a long line of accomplishments for Makriyannis, who has published over 500 papers and has over 50 patents in the field of medicinal chemistry.
When Slava Epstein first arrived in America, he had little more than his family, a smuggled cat, and an “enormous amount of data” from his research in Russia. In 2015, he was part of one of the world’s biggest scientific stories.
The seventh row of the periodic table is now complete after Monday’s announcement of four new elements. Chemistry professor Michael Pollastri explains why this is an important milestone for science.
A deep read about Professor Slava Epstein’s research, discoveries, and painting skills.
Each year for the past seven years, Foreign Policy selected the leading Global Thinkers whose contributions and work have changed lives and are shaping the world.
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.