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About Us

The College of Science offers distinguished programs in fields
that are at the forefront of discovery, invention, and innovation.

Our degree programs in the physical sciences, life sciences, and mathematics give students a deep understanding of emerging fields such as chemical biology, cognition and neuroscience, environmental and marine science, biochemistry, nanoscience, and network science.

Northeastern’s unique experiential learning approach combined with a strong culture of research provides students with numerous opportunities to collaborate with leading faculty on research projects aimed at solving global challenges.

College of Science
Office of the Dean
Richards 115
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


We are teachers, leaders, researchers, advisors, business professionals
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June 2, 2020

Remembering Alfred Viola

May 28, 2020

Three Seas Students Take a Closer Look at Marine Predators and Their Prey

A Three Seas Program alumni takes a closer look at fear and its effect on ocean prey.
Illustration by Gregory Grinnell/Northeastern University
May 18, 2020

The Person Walking Past You Isn’t Wearing a Mask. What Should You Say?

It’s best to avoid hostility and communicate with empathy when it comes to helping people understand why covering their faces can slow the spread of the virus, say Northeastern researchers.
Amino acids are critical to the structure of proteins, which are often visualized as 3D ribbon structures. Northeastern biochemists are studying the chemistry of amino acids within SARS-CoV-2 to predict the reactions they enable. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
May 18, 2020

The Coronavirus Might Have Weak Spots. Machine Learning Could Help Find Them.

What makes SARS-CoV-2 so infectious? The answer is in its proteins. Mary Jo Ondrechen and Penny Beuning, professors of chemistry and chemical biology, are using machine learning to investigate these…

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