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Barnett Institute for Chemical & Biological Analysis

The Barnett Institute is a center of excellence in the development and application of technologies for biopharmaceutical characterization and proteomics and systems biology.

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With more than 50 scientists and a $8 million endowment, the Institute is recognized internationally as one of the premier centers for cutting-edge research and advanced training in analytical chemistry for biomedical applications.

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Remembering Alfred Viola

Alfred Viola, who taught at Northeastern for 41 years and founded its chemistry PhD program, passed away on May 15th. He was 92.
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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

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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Oyinda Oyelaran is a teaching professor of chemistry and chemical biology in the College of Science. Photo courtesy Oyinda Oyelaran

How Teaching Organic Chemistry Can Be Like Teaching a Foreign Language

Oyinda Oyelaran is a teaching professor of chemistry and chemical biology in the College of Science
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