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.
Maggy Benson, S’06, might not have become the face of a popular television-style program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History had it not been for Northeastern’s co-op program.
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.
A new discovery by University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis and his colleagues could advance customized treatments for people with relapsing bacterial infections.
Northeastern professor Mark Patterson never imagined he’d one day attend Comic-Con, much less in costume. But there he was Thursday afternoon dressed as a coral polyp, walking around Exhibit Hall amid the thousands of visitors worldwide who flock to the annual pop-culture convention in San Diego.
A research team led by University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis presents in a new paper that it has identified drug-tolerant persister cells in the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. The researchers also present a promising approach to potentially eradicating this and other infections.
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 most powerful and valuable experiences Yunrong Chai has had as a biology professor and researcher have come from unexpected occurrences in the laboratory. The path to success is a difficult one. He says the field of study is still heavily focused on observation-based research. That’s why the unexpected is so important.