Chemistry and Chemical Biology

RISE to the occasion

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Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their most recent scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial ventures on Thursday at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo.

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Fostering A Renewable Interest In Science

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Frustrating, enigmatic and enlightening. That’s how graduating senior Elise Miner describes her scientific research when striving to develop economically sustainable renewable energy sources.

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3Qs: Drug diagnosis

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Chemistry and chemical biology professor John R. Engen uses a novel technique to analyze large, complex biopharmaceutical drugs, which could have major implications for healthcare and its associated costs.

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Students find life calling through co-​​op

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Nearly two-​​dozen stu­dents shared their co-​​op expe­ri­ences with their peers at the Col­lege of Sci­ence Spring Co-​​op Expo on Friday in the Raytheon Amphithe­ater.

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Biochemistry program earns accreditation

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Northeastern University’s biochemistry program recently became one of the first four in the nation to be accredited through the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).

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Cancer research co-​​op points to exciting career path

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When Mark Nan­iong began his co-​​op at the Boston-​​based Belfer Insti­tute for Applied Cancer Sci­ences at Dana-​​Farber Cancer Insti­tute last spring, becoming a sci­en­tist wasn’t on his radar.

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Chemistry professor raises $25,000 for NTD research

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In one of the largest science-research-based crowdfunding campaigns to date, Northeastern University College of Science associate professor Michael Pollastri raised $25,031.

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Chemistry student awarded Provost’s Research Award

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Justin Roberts, an undergraduate student in John Engen’s lab, has been awarded a 2013/14 Provost Undergraduate Research Award.

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Undergraduate chemistry student awarded university grant

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Congratulations to Kristian Teichert!

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3Qs: A new way to battle HIV

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In a paper pub­lished last week in the journal Nature Chem­istry, physics pro­fessor Mark Williams and his team present new research that elu­ci­dates a long-​​held paradox about a pro­tein called APOBEC3G that could trans­form HIV drug discovery.

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