Chemistry

Chemistry Professor Named Fellow of The Electrochemical Society

NUCRET Sanjeev Murkejee

Sanjeev Mukerjee has been named a Fellow of The Electrochemical Society in recognition of his scientific achievements and service to the Society.

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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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Northeastern’s Biochemistry Club Wins National Award

Horia Varlan

Congratulations to the Northeastern University Biochemistry Club for receiving the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Undergraduate Affiliate Network Outstanding National Chapter Award.

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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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Battery Experts Power Up and Talk About Plane Problems

NUCRET Sanjeev Murkejee

Lithium-ion battery experts, and Northeastern University faculty members, Sanjeev Mukerjee and K.M. Abraham weigh in on recent problems with the batteries on Boeing 787s.

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Getting Their Hands Dirty Leads To Some Green

Humic Conference

Northeastern professors Dr. Geoffrey Davies and Dr. Elham Ghabbour worked side-by-side on humic substances isolation, cross comparison, structures, properties, and uses – research that has led to a recent $50,000 grant from the VK Rasmussen Foundation.

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Prioritizing and Discarding Information

John Coley

Do you think like a chemist? Do you sometimes discard information without even knowing it?

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One Step Closer To Unlocking Mysteries Of Cancer Drug Development

CarlaMattos

Chemistry professor Carla Mattos spends much of her time studying a protein known as RAS. It is important in cell proliferation, and until recently has been com­pletely elu­sive as a drug target, she told News@Northeastern’s Angela Herring.

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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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The real NCIS

Jackie Horman

The foren­sics lab isn’t nearly as glam­orous as tele­vi­sion would have you think. Jacquelyn Horman would know. The chem­istry major had watched her fair share of the police pro­ce­dural dramas NCIS and CSI: Miami before landing a co-​​op job with the crime lab at the Mesa, Ariz., police depart­ment. The lab work — not glitzy but crit­ical to inves­ti­ga­tions — strength­ened her interest in the field, she said.

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