A group of UConn’s McNair scholars toured Northeastern and visited with faculty as they prepare to apply to PhD programs in the upcoming year.
The $2.2 million award aims to recruit and train young people by engaging them in research in algebraic geometry and representation theory. The project involves all levels of education, from undergraduate to postdoctoral studies.
PhD student Alison Wirshing, of the Cram Lab, was recently published in the journal, Molecular Biology of the Cell, for her work on reproductive processes of C. elegans.
Northeastern’s Biology REU program fosters a wide variety of biological research, with diverse participants from around the globe and of many different backgrounds. In its third year, the program has become very competitive, selecting up to 10 participants from over 400 applications each summer.
John de la Parra, Chemistry PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
Lecturer of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Dr. Stephen Hatfield sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about his research at Northeastern University.
As a group of scientists and amateur space enthusiasts work toward sending a direct message into outer space, two big questions emerge: How do we communicate? And what do we say? We spoke to Northeastern lecturer Adam Cooper—an expert in linguistics—and to the president of the team spearheading the initiative.
A photographic look at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center (MSC) in Nahant, Massachusetts portrays the sights, the seas, and the science happening in and around this very active marine research facility. Check it out here.
John Coley, a psychology professor who moonlights as a bassist in a blues-rock band, reflects on the adrenaline rush of playing for a live audience. “After the show you feel so revved up,” he says. “You go home and you can’t fall asleep for hours.”
What makes a firework…work? We asked Michael Pollastri, professor and chair of the chemistry department, what’s happening inside those Fourth of July favorites—and which color fireworks are particularly challenging to create.