Dan Blustein is a marine biologist working on his PhD at Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center in Nahant. He is also a College of Science Twitter Ambassador.
Every year, nearly a million people die from one of three infectious diseases that few of us have ever heard of.
Emily Blackwell is a freshman psychology major, who plans to minor in art or American Sign Language. She is also a College of Science Twitter Ambassador.
Joey Ostreicher is a junior biology major on the pre-veterinary track. She is also a College of Science Twitter Ambassador.
Miles Grant, online communications manager for the National Wildlife Federation, talked about climate, wildlife, and media.
In recent years, a body of publications in the microbiology field has challenged all previous knowledge of how antibiotics kill bacteria.
Professor Michael Pollastri, a chemistry professor in the College of Science at Northeastern University, talked about NTDs – neglected tropical diseases.
In the last few decades, scientists have come to attribute an immunological explanation to many cancers.
Throughout the 179th annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Northeastern faculty led presentations highlighting their work to address real-world challenges in areas ranging from health to technology to sustainability.
Just as the name implies, complex systems are difficult to tease apart. An organism’s genome, a biochemical reaction, or even a social network all contain many interdependent components—and changing any one of them can have pervasive effects on all the others.