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Biology

Our scientific expertise spans the realm of the biological sciences to drive advances in medicine and healthcare, biotechnology, education, and public policy. Our core research strengths include molecular microbiology; biochemical, developmental and cellular aspects of living systems; stem cell biology; mitochondrial genetics; healthy aging; neurobiology and behavior; and, the biomechanics of human movement.

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Biology Degree Programs

Students studying biology develop a broad understanding of the organization and processes of life, from molecules and cells through organs and organ systems to populations, species, ecosystems, and evolution.

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The Program That’s Training the Students who could Transform Cancer Treatment

Northeastern graduates work at the upstart company Outcomes4Me, where they’re developing a mobile app that delivers personalized treatment information to people with breast cancer.
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‘Hear Me Out; I’m Dreaming Big’

Bouchra Benghomari plans to pursue both a medical degree and a doctorate, and eventually serve as an advisor to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Overcoming Fears and Helping Solve Leukemia; All in One Co-op

Going abroad for co-op seemed scary and intimidating. But that is exactly why 3rd year Hannah Taylor went to Portugal.
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Jul 15th, 2019
Dr. Thorsten-Lars Schmidt, Assistant Professor for Experimental Biophysics of Department of Physics, Kent State University, OH, USA presents: “Nanoarchitectures and bioengineering tools made from DNA” https://www.kent.edu/physics/profile/thorsten-lars-schmidt