College of Science

Geoff Trussell is Professor and Chair of the Marine and Environmental Sciences Department (MES) at the Northeastern University Marine Science Center in Nahant, MA.

The rules of the water

This summer, an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research team led by Marine and Environmental Sciences pro­fessor Geoff Trussell will study com­mu­nity orga­ni­za­tion and con­nec­tivity of rocky inter­tidal habi­tats throughout the Gulf of Maine.

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Yunrong Chai

The unexpected drives biologic discovery

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.

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