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Alexandros Makriyannis
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World-renowned pharmaceutical researcher honored

Northeastern Chemistry and Chemical Biology Professor and George Behrakis Chair of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Alex Makriyannis has made a name for himself in the discovery of this important system and the pharmacological advancements that can come out of it. This spring, in recognition of his vital research, Makriyannis is being named the 2018 Nathan B. Eddy Awardee by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) and will be receiving an…
Daniel Bassous holding a track and field trophy

MS Profile: Daniel Bassous

Daniel Bassous, MS in Biotechnology student, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it's like to work and study at Northeastern University.
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Northeastern and GlaxoSmithKline launch joint experiential PhD program

Northeastern has partnered with global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline to launch a first-of-its-kind, joint experiential PhD program. Employees of GSK who enroll in the program will conduct pharmaceutical research projects co-developed by the company and Northeastern, and GSK will cover the tuition costs of the program as well as all the research expenses.

Northeastern’s Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Lab recognized as international training partner

Northeastern's Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Lab was just named a training partner for the International Council for Harmonization (ICH), an organization which creates standardized guidelines for drug regulation processes in countries around the world. Professor and Director of the BATL Jared Auclair led the first pilot training session in October on Quality 1 stability guidelines for protein and small molecule stability.
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Northeastern selected to lead global biotherapeutics education, training center

Northeastern is the first institution in the Western Hemisphere to be selected as a “Center of Excellence” charged with educating regulators from 21 countries about the structure, function, and production of biotherapeutics—a class of drugs developed using living cells rather than from chemical synthesis.
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Hannover Exchange Program provides students with international laboratory experiences

The Hannover Exchange Program has provided opportunities for international experiential learning for 30 years. Thanks to grant support from the German Academic Exchange Service, this long running program sends German Master's students to Boston to work in Northeastern labs, as well as sends Northeastern undergraduate co-op students to work in labs at the Leibniz University of Hannover.

UConn’s McNair Scholars visit Northeastern

A group of UConn's McNair scholars toured Northeastern and visited with faculty as they prepare to apply to PhD programs in the upcoming year.