Northeastern University, in collaboration with the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis is very excited to host the 2017 Global CESI-MS Symposium at the end of this week. On October 5-6, Associate Professor Alexander Ivanov will take the lead in hosting scientists from around the world as they present the latest and greatest in CESI-MS (Capillary Electrophoresis integrated with Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometry).
Northeastern Professor and Director of the Core Mass Spectrometry Facility at the Barnett Institute Dr. Adam Hall is the Associate Director of the Center for Advanced Research and Forensic Science, a virtual center to innovate new research in the field of forensics. Northeastern’s involvement in this national project will be the start not only to many new research projects in areas like drug analysis and DNA repair, but also as part of an important collaboration, whose results can impact our society and the ability to efficiently and accurately solve crimes.
Dr. Richard Saferstein, a beloved and accomplished forensic scientist, who worked closely with and supported two endowment programs for Northeastern University’s Barnett Institute, has passed at the age of 75.
What makes a firework…work? Michael Pollastri, professor and chair of the chemistry department, explains what’s happening inside those Fourth of July favorites—and which color fireworks are particularly challenging to create.
Professor Max Diem retired from Northeastern University at the end of the spring semester after a decade in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.
Bio-inspired materials chemistry is a fascinating field that focuses on understanding natural biological systems and mimicking their properties in synthetic materials. An NSF grant will allow new Northeastern University professor to continue her research on cephalopods.
Associate Professor Michael Pollastri spent a decade in the pharmaceutical industry before coming to Northeastern University to focus on finding cures for neglected tropical diseases. The NIH grant will help him continue his work in drug discovery for what’s commonly known as sleeping sickness.
Alexander R. Ivanov’s paper recognized as one of the top ten chromatography and mass spectrometry papers in the last year.
The Wolfgang Goetzinger-Amgen Memorial Scholar Award is in memory of Amgen’s well-respected and esteemed colleague, Wolfgang Goetzinger, an analytical chemist at Amgen’s Cambridge R&D facility and former post-doctoral fellow in the Barnett Institute at Northeastern University. Goetzinger died in September 2015 after a battle with cancer. He was 51 years old.
Tom Gilbert, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, is one of two people vying to be president of the world’s largest scientific professional society.