The Dragon Prayer Book is a medieval manuscript that had been neglected for years on a back shelf of Snell Library. Northeastern students Zak Ganhadeiro and Connor Hamill led efforts to analyze the book’s animal skin and decipher the lyrics to its chants.
Agnes Rafalko got her PhD in proteomics and nanomedicine at Northeastern. She now works as the Chief Scientific Officer of Glycomine, a startup she herself founded that works on drugs for orphan diseases.
Biology isn't just for biologists anymore. Herbert Levine is one of the scientists tackling biological research from an interdisciplinary perspective - in his case, physics.
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Visceral leishmaniasis causes 20,000 deaths every year, yet many people have never even heard of it. Hopefully, the opening of a new research and treatment center at Chemolingot Hospital will change both of those things.
Eye of Newt and Leg of Axolotl: Northeastern University Hosted an International Conference on Salamander ResearchBiochemistry, Biology
Northeastern is proud to have hosted the 2019 Salamander Models in Cross-Disciplinary Biological Research Conference.
James Monaghan, associate professor of biology at Northeastern, is studying the axolotl, a type of salamander native to Mexico because of its ability to regrow lost or injured body parts. Monaghan hopes that ability might one day be transferable to humans.
Northeastern biology professor Javier Apfeld can extend the lifespan of a worm by manipulating how its brain processes information. Now he wants to know why.
Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology
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.