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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Adorno Earns GEM Fellowship for Biomedical Engineering PhD

Jonathan Adorno COS’19 came to Northeastern as a Torch Scholar, thinking he wanted to be a doctor. Now that he is preparing to graduate, he still wants to spend his…
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Two COS Students Earn 2019 Goldwater Scholarship for STEM Research

Two COS students have received the 2019 Goldwater Scholarship. With this award, they will continue STEM research in microbiology.
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BATL Awarded $4.3M MLSC Grant to Expand Facilities, Provide Biomanufacturing Trainings

Northeastern's Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Laboratory was accepted into the 2019 Competitive Capitol Program, enabling the expansion of the campus and improvement to the biomanufacturing industry.
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