Before entering college, I was looking at architecture through a narrow scope, thinking all architecture students went on to becoming architects.
During the spring of 2015, the Northeastern Chemistry Department launched a project to review and improve the general chemistry lab curricula with the help of students.
Two years ago I took an Honors Inquiry class entitled “Islam, Gender and the Politics of Dress.” As a brand-new college student, I wanted to take a course totally separate from anything I had ever studied before, and the description for this course seemed to offer just that.
What if we could, say, regrow an arm, all by turning on and regulating specific genes?
It is possible that unmodified images might have a less deleterious effect on body image than retouched images.
The Strauss Lab studies DNA repair, base-excision repair, which involves the recognition, excision, and replacement of damaged DNA bases.
It is so exciting to be involved in such important academic research that could provide groundbreaking new information about the DNA repair mechanism.
I was soon to learn that doing research on campus was an incredible and highly beneficial experience.
This experience taught me so much about pharmacology research itself.
Most cancers are caused by a breakdown of a signaling pathway in a cell, causing miscommunication and uncontrolled cell replication – creating tumors.