Chemistry

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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Cancer research co-​​op points to exciting career path

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When Mark Nan­iong began his co-​​op at the Boston-​​based Belfer Insti­tute for Applied Cancer Sci­ences at Dana-​​Farber Cancer Insti­tute last spring, becoming a sci­en­tist wasn’t on his radar.

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Chemistry professor raises $25,000 for NTD research

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In one of the largest science-research-based crowdfunding campaigns to date, Northeastern University College of Science associate professor Michael Pollastri raised $25,031.

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Chemistry student awarded Provost’s Research Award

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Justin Roberts, an undergraduate student in John Engen’s lab, has been awarded a 2013/14 Provost Undergraduate Research Award.

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Undergraduate chemistry student awarded university grant

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Congratulations to Kristian Teichert!

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Slowing down DNA

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A research team led by Meni Wanunu, assistant professor of physics and chemistry and chemical biology, has found that nanopores made of hafnium oxide slow the passage of DNA and are very stable.

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Fighting NTDs Through Crowdfunding

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Professor Michael Pollastri is creating a new platform to share data with international researchers focused on neglected tropical diseases.

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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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Chemistry professor named to Power List

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He has helped guide close to 200 students, postdoctoral researchers, and staff members, and now Dr. Barry Karger has been named to The Analytical Scientist’s POWER LIST.

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Daniela Brunner at Northeastern University

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Dr. Daniela Brunner of PsychoGenics talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.

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