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.
The Huntington 100 honors seniors and underclassmen who have excelled in the classroom and the community.
Biology major Sophie Chaney went to South Africa for her second co-op and while there recognized a need in the community.
Northeastern researcher Kim Lewis and his team have launched an all-out effort to find a cure for Lyme disease, which afflicts nearly 300,000 new people in the U.S. each year. Their efforts aim to bring relief to all patients, including those who suffer from a debilitating chronic version of the disease.
Assistant professor Javier Apfeld plumbs the cellular mechanisms driving the aging process in worms, uncovering insights that could increase our own longevity.