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.
The holidays are billed as a time of joy, but they can also be a time of increased stress for many people. We asked psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett about that stress and what we can do to minimize the feelings that result.
The Northeastern University Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society has been recognized for its activities and dedication to making chemistry more accessible.
Though his career has focused on life at the microscopic scale, Assistant Professor of Biology Yunrong Chai knows that his field of microbiology has enormous implications for society.
Randall Hughes, Assistant Professor in the Marine and Environmental Sciences department, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award.
Erin Cole, a PhD student studying how termites interact with the offspring they produce. She recently won an award for her research.