Shores Salter ’15, a senior chemistry major, won the inaugural Shores C. Salter Award for Outstanding Citizenship at the annual Student Life Awards ceremony on April 16th. Salter saved the life of Boston Marathon bombing victim Roseann Sdoia who lost a leg in the attack.
Dr. Jim Vath, co-founder and current head of research and development for Zafgen, Inc. presented the third lecture in the Barnett Institute/Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology’s entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship seminar on March 18th.
The 16th Annual Francine and Michael Saferstein Memorial Lectures in Forensic Science was held on March 25th and 26th, and feautured Dr. Jeff Salyards.
Dr. Adam Hall was chosen in the areas of fires/explosions as 1 of 20 participants in the NIST’s push to set guidelines for the study of forensic evidence.
In early December, a group of government officials and scientists from the Chinese FDA came to Northeastern University for an academic exchange. This marks the second time in the past 2 years that Chinese FDA officials have visited Northeastern University. During the opening ceremony on December 10th Graham Jones, chair of the Department of Chemistry […]
Haven Baker is in charge of the potato development at Simplot, a company that recently received U.S.D.A. approval to plant its modified potatoes.
Professor Matthias Mann, Director in the Department of Proteomics and Signal Transduction at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Munich, has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Barry L. Karger Medal in Bioanalytical Chemistry.
The American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter at Northeastern University has been selected to receive a Green Chemistry Award for its activities conducted during the 2013-14 academic year.
Professor Graham B. Jones and Dr. Nadeesha Ranasinghe’s work on Flow and Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Medicinally Relevant Indoles continues to garner positive feedback and glowing reviews.
Professor Thomas Gilbert was quoted in the October issue of Chemistry and Engineering News in an article entitled “Thomas Edison Labs Named Landmark.” Gilbert can also be seen in the photographs that accompany the feature article.