A team led by University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis received a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to launch a novel platform for developing antibiotics that kill pathogens without encountering resistance.
Leah Simmons thought she knew exactly what she wanted, until she didn’t. But she was able to figure out her way through co-ops and research opportunities.
Slava Epstein’s cutting edge research on microbes is highlighted in The New Yorker.
Amanda Luken knew when she signed up for co-op, doing something that focused on global health was important.
Brittany Berdy, Biology PhD candidate and laboratory operations manager in Dr. Slava Epstein’s lab, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
ICYMI: Reports of the arrival in the U.S. of a new superbug that is resistant to an antibiotic of last resort have set off alarm bells among public health officials. Northeastern professor Kim Lewis explains the new superbug, how worried we should be, and how it might be stopped.
Kenneth W. Henderson, a scholar of synthetic and structural inorganic chemistry, is a professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame. He will join Northeastern on July 1.
Theo Bowe’s co-op jobs in campus labs and far-flung countries have prepared him for the next phase of his academic journey: Harvard Medical School. Here, the biology major reflects on his past five years at Northeastern and offers some keen advice to other students.
A biology major in Northeastern’s Honors Program and a 2016 Presidential Global Fellow, Julie Hugunin plans to pursue an MD/PhD program to combine her clinical and research interests, informed by a holistic approach. “Northeastern is about putting yourself out there and being fearless,” she says.
Hospital-related staph infections are rampant, with hundreds of thousands being reported in the U.S. each year. Northeastern researcher Kim Lewis and his colleagues are at the forefront of developing new drugs to stop the trend.