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Northeastern’s Burlington campus expanding with new mixed-use research building

The three-story, 104,000 square-foot building will feature research labs, a meeting area for workshops, and a makerspace with a suite of high-tech equipment.
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Ticks creep into the city, bringing Lyme disease with them

With the sprawling of suburbia comes unwanted new neighbors. Ticks are no longer only dwellers of the deep forest—they can be found in cities, too, said University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis at Northeastern. His lab is working to develop a cure for chronic Lyme disease, which develops in a subset of people diagnosed with Lyme disease.
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.