Biotechnology

Northeastern’s MS in Biotechnology is a Professional Master of Science (PSM) program, an innovative, non-thesis graduate degree. It combines advanced interdisciplinary training in biotechnology, biology, chemistry, and pharmaceutical sciences with the development of high-value business skills critical to success in today’s dynamic workplace.

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Biotechnology Degree and Certificate Programs

Taught by respected faculty of dedicated academics and seasoned industry professionals, the program combines rigorous interdisciplinary academics with practical hands-on lab work and real world, industrial co-op assignments through Northeastern’s signature experiential learning program.

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Dr. Kevin Broadbent, Associate Teaching Professor, Biotechnology

Dr. Kevin Broadbent explains what drew him to Northeastern, while also highlighting the outstanding biotechnology department here on campus.
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A Microscopic Structure Could Make Drugs More Effective in the Fight Against Cancer, Genetic Disorders, and Viral Infections

Led by associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology Ke Zhang, researchers at Northeastern helped design a polymer that can carry drugs targeting genetic diseases around the body.
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Icefish Have Antifreeze in Their Blood, Anemia, and Osteoporosis. And They Feel Just Fine.

Northeastern professor H. William Detrich, a leader of an international collaboration that has recently sequenced the genome of the blackfin icefish.
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