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.”
Noah Wilson-Rich and co-op student Kelly Allin, whom we first met last spring in an article in Northeastern Magazine, are celebrating publishing their book, “The Bee: A Natural History.”
Ellie Shin, SSH/S’16, was determined to work on co-op in a campus research lab. She found one, and has quickly made the most of her experiences.
Immunophysiology researcher Michail Sitkovsky and his colleagues have found that supplemental oxygenation could dramatically increase the survival rate of patients with cancer. The breakthrough findings were published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine.
Alia Qatarneh has received a “Passion in Science” award from New England Biolabs.
“Professor Slava Epstein says the technology that led to the discovery of teixobactin could be used to unearth thousands of medically useful microbes,” writes the CMAJ.
Born from soil, the novel compound made possible by Northeastern researchers’ pioneering work is making headlines around the world and receiving applause from the science community.
Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society has installed the Chi Delta Epsilon Chapter at Northeastern University.