From aspirin to the chemotherapy drug Paclitaxel, some of the most important pharmaceuticals are derived from plants. Northeastern doctoral candidate John de la Parra describes new research to improve the pipeline for drug discovery and production from plants.
A successful summer of the Bridge to Calculus Program has brought over 100 high school students to Northeastern’s campus as they prepare for advanced math classes for their senior year.
Layering 2-D crystals is a little like building a club sandwich, says Northeastern physicist Swastik Kar. But a new discovery allows researchers to rearrange the ingredients, producing new properties and opening up a world of possibilities for new materials.
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.