When Slava Epstein first arrived in America, he had little more than his family, a smuggled cat, and an “enormous amount of data” from his research in Russia. In 2015, he was part of one of the world’s biggest scientific stories.
A deep read about Professor Slava Epstein’s research, discoveries, and painting skills.
Each year for the past seven years, Foreign Policy selected the leading Global Thinkers whose contributions and work have changed lives and are shaping the world.
Two professors – one from the biology department and the other from the chemistry and chemical biology department – have been awarded more than a half-million dollars to investigate the production of cancer drugs in Catharanthus roseus.
Kevin Gozzi started working in assistant professor Win Chai’s microbiology lab during his first month at Northeastern. Now, the fourth-year biology student is the co-first author of the lab’s most recent publication.
Maggy Benson, S’06, might not have become the face of a popular television-style program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History had it not been for Northeastern’s co-op program.
A new discovery by University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis and his colleagues could advance customized treatments for people with relapsing bacterial infections.
The most powerful and valuable experiences Yunrong Chai has had as a biology professor and researcher have come from unexpected occurrences in the laboratory. The path to success is a difficult one. He says the field of study is still heavily focused on observation-based research. That’s why the unexpected is so important.
After two years of grant applications and months of planning, the Department of Biology is launching a Research Experience for Undergraduates program during the summers of 2015-2017.
David Barra, S’15, is a natural-born leader and an insatiable learner, a selfless humanitarian, and a member of Northeastern’s “Huntington 100.”