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.
After two years of grant applications and months of planning, the Department of Biology is launching a Research Experience for Undergraduates program during the summers of 2015-2017.
Jonathan Tilly’s infertility research has led to the birth of a baby born with an assist from stem cells. Tilly is the chair of the Department of Biology.
David Barra, S’15, is a natural-born leader and an insatiable learner, a selfless humanitarian, and a member of Northeastern’s “Huntington 100.”
The 2015 “Huntington 100” list has been announced.
Noah Wilson-Rich and co-op student Kelly Allin, whom we first met last spring in an article in Northeastern Magazine, are celebrating publishing their book, “The Bee: A Natural History.”
Ellie Shin, SSH/S’16, was determined to work on co-op in a campus research lab. She found one, and has quickly made the most of her experiences.