Last week, an international agreement established the world’s largest marine protected area in Antarctica’s Ross Sea. Northeastern’s William Detrich, an expert in marine molecular biology, calls the sea one of the world’s “very few pristine marine ecosystems” and says the protected area “will serve as a natural laboratory for assessing and forecasting climate change on Earth.”
Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society has installed the Chi Delta Epsilon Chapter at Northeastern University.
Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica, guest blogs about how the lack of daylight affects her scientific research.
Dean J. Murray Gibson announces appointment of Phyllis Strauss as Interim Director of the Biochemistry Program.
Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, 2013 biochemistry graduate, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
College and high school students learning together? The thought of this intellectual cross-pollination is intriguing and the results are even more interesting. According to Kristian Teichert, a second-year College of Science student at Northeastern, this might be the future of education.
Congratulations to chemistry Prof. John Engen, whose sabbatical research was recently featured in Cell!
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their most recent scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial ventures on Thursday at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo.
Northeastern University’s biochemistry program recently became one of the first four in the nation to be accredited through the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
The Northeastern University Biochemistry Club was recently named the outstanding chapter of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.