Northeastern research technician Sara Williams first heard of the underwater research habitat Aquarius as a young member of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Twelve years later, she’ll be leading a research project just outside its doors.
Thomas Webster, professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named president of the U.S. Society for Biomaterials, a 3,000-plus-member organization dedicated to enhancing human health and quality of life through biomaterials research.
Post-doctoral researcher Chris Skipwith has received two prestigious fellowships to develop nanosensors that detect serotonin and other small molecules in order to gain a better understanding of their role in cardiovascular disease.
Graduate student Amanda Dwyer will lead a research project in conjunction with Mission 31, a monthlong underwater expedition led by Fabien Cousteau, in which she’ll examine the dynamics of zooplankton on coral reefs.
Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, S’13, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
A group of Northeastern students have formed a chapter of END7, a global network that aims to raise awareness of neglected tropical diseases and help eradicate the seven most common NTDs by 2020.
Joanne Miller, Matthews Distinguished University Professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Psychology, was recently recognized for her pioneering research on human language processing in the field of speech perception.
New research co-authored by professor Vladimir Torchilin and published in the journal Nature Medicine on Sunday presents a straightforward approach to destroying cancer cells that combines traditional strategies in a novel and synergistic way.
Mitchell Orenstein, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, recently visited western Ukraine to observe the lead up to the country’s most recent presidential election.
Today’s guest post comes to you from the capable hands of blossoming science writer Gwen Schanker, AMD’18. Schanker just completed her first year at Northeastern, where she studies journalism and […]
A new policy from the National Institutes of Health will require all biomedical research funded by the NIH to be gender balanced. Here, Rebecca Shanksy, an assistant professor of psychology whose research is focused in this space, discusses the implications of the decision.
As part of a month-long underwater research mission, graduate student Allison Matzelle will lead a project studying the flow of energy through one of the oldest organisms in the world: the giant barrel sponge.