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3Qs: Drug diagnosis

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Chemistry and chemical biology professor John R. Engen uses a novel technique to analyze large, complex biopharmaceutical drugs, which could have major implications for healthcare and its associated costs.

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Students find life calling through co-​​op

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Nearly two-​​dozen stu­dents shared their co-​​op expe­ri­ences with their peers at the Col­lege of Sci­ence Spring Co-​​op Expo on Friday in the Raytheon Amphithe­ater.

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Crowdfunding drug discovery

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The secrecy model that dominates drug discovery doesn’t work for neglected tropical diseases. Associate Professor Michael Pollastri hopes to shift that paradigm with a new platform for secure data-sharing.

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Researcher studies protein’s role in aging

Zhaohui Sunny Zhou

With time, the amino acid known as asparagine will even­tu­ally degrade.

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Barnett Institute celebrates 40 years of scientific breakthroughs

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This year marks the 40th anniver­sary of the founding of Northeastern’s Bar­nett Insti­tute of Chem­ical and Bio­log­ical Analysis.

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Life Science Research Partnership Targets New Breakthroughs

North­eastern University’s Bar­nett Insti­tute of Chem­ical and Bio­log­ical Analysis for­mally announced a tech­nology alliance part­ner­ship with Thermo Fisher Sci­en­tific, a multibillion-​​dollar ana­lyt­ical instru­men­ta­tion and product com­pany, based in San Jose, Calif., with cor­po­rate offices in Waltham, MA.

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College of Science Alumnus Wins Poster Contest

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Dan Shea focuses his work on BPAs — not the ones associated with plastics, but rather a class of anti-cancer drugs that also has anti-microbial properties.

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Prof. Gilbert Elected to American Chemical Society Board of Directors

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Northeastern University’s own Dr. Thomas R. Gilbert, an associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, was recently elected to the American Chemical Society Board of Directors. He will serve as the director for District I, which includes New England, New York, and parts of Pennsylvania.

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