I first became interested in drugs to treat brain diseases with I was a pharmacy student at Northeastern in the early 1980s. After I got my PhD in medicinal chemistry at the University of California–San Francisco, I returned to Boston for a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School. At the time, I was drawn to research on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s. But by 1987, I switched to neuropsychiatric diseases, and that’s what I’ve been focused on ever since.
Alessandro Vespignani, a world-renowned expert in network science, was a guest on #sciencechat on Wednesday, August 21, 2013.
In the marshlands of the southeast United States, the periwinkle snail is among the most abundant grazing species.
In a special #sciencechat we look at some of the facts and figures of the College of Science at Northeastern University.
Toyoko Orimoto works at the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland.
For more than four decades, biology professor Josephy Ayers has been working to develop robots that do not rely on algorithms or external controllers.
Alternative energy sources are often touted as the solution to the waning global supply of oil and mounting evidence of carbon-induced climate change.
Nick Polanchik, a rising second year biology major and math minor, was an Orientation Leader over the summer. On Wednesday, August 7, during #sciencechat, he answered questions about what students can expect when they arrive on campus in just a few weeks.
Northeastern is one of 20 U.S. universities committed to a greener way of doing and teaching chemistry.
Northeastern’s University’s Marine Science Center will soon house a tissue collection from the world’s most rare, strange, and remarkable ocean creatures.