A few months ago two dozen or so bits of mouse brain were starting to tick within a small black box on the fourth floor of Richards Hall.
Human bodies work in odd ways. But the majority of the population figures it’s enough that blood gets pumped, air gets exchanged, and synapses fire. In fact, most people don’t even think about the physiological machinations our bodies go through every second of every day.
Congratulations to Melissa McElligott, an Academic Specialist, and Donald O’Malley, an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, who have been named National Academies Education Fellows in the Sciences.
A $1.15 million grant titled “CaNCURE: Cancer Nanomedicine Co-ops for Undergraduate Research Experiences” has been funded by the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health.
Check out the most recent edition of the NUScience magazine and read all about the College of Science.
Brian Conlon, a Senior Scientist in Northeastern University’s Antimicrobial Discovery Center, received a Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Dean J. Murray Gibson announces appointment of Phyllis Strauss as Interim Director of the Biochemistry Program.
A few years ago, biologists Slava Epstein and Yoshiteru Aoi fantasized about a device that would work like a highway lane closure to isolate pure bacterial samples from the environment. They teamed with assistant professor of chemical engineering Ed Goluch to make this a reality.
Biology student Lena King was captivated the first time she saw an open bee hive. On co-op at a Boston-based beekeeping company, she’s observing the world of the queen bee and researching ways to help honeybees survive.
The 2014 “Huntington 100″ honorees have been announced.