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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Where environmental science and policy collide: A look at the new Master’s Program

Northeastern has recognized the societal need to train environmental professionals that can connect the science with the policy. Northeastern’s new Master’s program in Environmental Science and Policy is designed for…
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New technology paves way for CAREER award, student research opportunities

Professor Dori Woods has just received a CAREER award from the NSF for her work on mitochondrial heterogeneity. This award will help her further her research while simultaneously giving the…
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Associate Professor veronica Godoy-Carter and a student look at something in a dish on a bench.

Professor Veronica Godoy-Carter talks about her research

Veronica Godoy-Carter, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about her research at Northeastern University.
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