The marriage of two innovative technologies—one developed by Northeastern’s Slava Epstein—could accelerate both the discovery of new antibiotics that kill pathogens without encountering resistance and the diagnosis of specific pathogens causing disease, which would enable fast, targeted treatments.
With the opening of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex at Northeastern University, some classes have new spaces.
Ritika Kukreja, a final year MS Biotechnology student at the College of Science, Northeastern University, Boston shares her Pre-Co-Op experience.
Judith Hall University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about her research at Northeastern University.
Hannah Bergam was recently awarded the Muckenhoupt Scholarship, an award for students who, “will use their training in science to benefit the environment of the earth and the life upon it.”
Alexander R. Ivanov, an associate research professor in the College of Science and the Barnett Institute, with assistance of collaborators Dr. Shashi Murthy, of Northeastern’s Chemical Engineering Department, and David Frank, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, was recently awarded a $1.5 million-dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
New faculty member J. Benjamin Hutchinson explores how our experiences from the past influence what we pay attention to in the present. His findings could contribute to our understanding of ADHD and other learning conditions as well as lead to strategies to help people stay focused when attending to a task.
Daniel von Staats entered Northeastern University without knowing what he wanted to do. After guidance from a faculty member and studying in the Caribbean he knows what he wants to do after graduation.
In Rebecca Shansky’s course on biological psychology, students learn how to critically analyze academic papers while they simultaneously gain a solid footing in the literature, exploring the ways animal research contributes to our understanding of psychiatric disorders.
Last month, a pipeline agreement was finalized between Northeastern University’s Biotechnology program and Loyola University Maryland to streamline the admissions process for prospective Master’s students.