Math Professor Ana-Maria Castravet’s research project on moduli spaces of rational curves has just been approved by the National Science Foundation, and she is eager to get to work.
Dylan Rose, a graduate student in Psychology Professor Peter Bex’s lab, is studying eye movement biometrics, connecting eye movement behavior and visual attention to both ophthalmological and neurobiological problems. Bex’s Translational Vison Lab will be teaming up with the Museum of Science’s Living Laboratory, a research program at the museum that brings visitors and scientists together to learn about science while conducting research.
Northeastern Psychology Professor Rebecca Shansky will head to Gaborone, Botswana this August to partake in the Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, hosted by the Mind and Life Institute. She will share her research on the brain’s response to stress and trauma on stage with other neuroscientists, activists, and scholars.
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.