Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Shores Salter

United by tragedy, defined by heroism

Chemistry major Shores Salter, who was recognized Thursday night at the Student Life Awards ceremony, reflects on the unbreakable bond he’s formed with Roseann Sdoia, a Boston Marathon bombing victim whose life he helped to save.

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Fall Foliage at Northeastern

Capturing and profiling rare cells

Northeastern University researchers have extensively profiled the proteins of rare cells in blood, a feat that was previously impossible. By successfully isolating and characterizing rare cells that make up just 0.001 percent or less of the total cells present in blood, faculty members have built a foundation for proteomics-based personalized medicine.

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Alex Vespignani with Dean J. Murray Gibson

Big Data, innovative research

An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern faculty and students led interactive demos and presentations showcasing their research projects that leverage Big Data at the university’s sixth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday.

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Where to put all the energy

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity con­vened experts from industry, gov­ern­ment, and acad­emia last week to dis­cuss advance­ments in next-​​generation energy storage and bat­tery tech­nolo­gies as well as their com­mer­cial via­bility, which could have a major impact in addressing global chal­lenges in areas such as energy con­sump­tion, mate­rials short­ages, and cli­mate change.

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