Biotechnology

Finding an end to cancer

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Nazneen Rahman is a geneticist in the UK who finds genes that predispose to cancer and use them to help patients. She was a guest on #sciencechat on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

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Social Success: A Discussion of the Dos and Don’ts of Social Media

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You’ve been using social media for years to keep up with your friends, but what about networking and trying to get a job?

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#WelcometoCOS – Facts & Figures for the College of Science

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In a special #sciencechat we look at some of the facts and figures of the College of Science at Northeastern University.

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Four weeks until school starts

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Nick Polanchik, a rising second year biology major and math minor, was an Orientation Leader over the summer. On Wednesday, August 7, during #sciencechat, he answered questions about what students can expect when they arrive on campus in just a few weeks.

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Did You Know… A #sciencechat of fun facts

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During #sciencechat on July 17 the @NortheasternCOS account tweeted several fun science facts.

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Getting ready for college

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Jeremy Casson, the interim director of Student Services in the College of Science at Northeastern University, tries to calm the nerves of some incoming students.

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Unique degree program fills void in biotech industry

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Northeastern’s Pro­fes­sional Sci­ence Master’s pro­gram in Biotech­nology fea­tures a unique approach to grad­uate edu­ca­tion.

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Checking in with @bloostein

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Dan Blustein is a Twitter ambassador for the College of Science. He recently returned from an annual trip to Bonaire to do some research.

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Developing nanotechnologies to improve medical care

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Imagine having the ability to take a single pill, or have one injection, and be ready for an MRI, CT scan, and PET scan at the same time?

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Barnett Institute celebrates 40 years of scientific breakthroughs

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This year marks the 40th anniver­sary of the founding of Northeastern’s Bar­nett Insti­tute of Chem­ical and Bio­log­ical Analysis.

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