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Student Chapter for the National Organization of Rare Disorders formed at Northeastern

"One of the overall main goals for our group is to raise awareness," said pharmacy student and organization founder Jennifer Shoskes. "One of the main things about rare diseases is that people don't know about them – and it's not just about the disease, but to shed light on what patients and their caregivers go through."
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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.

Northeastern’s Barnett Institute to host Global CESI-MS Symposium

Northeastern University, in collaboration with the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis is very excited to host the 2017 Global CESI-MS Symposium at the end of this week. On October 5-6, Associate Professor Alexander Ivanov will take the lead in hosting scientists from around the world as they present the latest and greatest in CESI-MS (Capillary Electrophoresis integrated with Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometry).
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Science meets Security: How Northeastern is impacting the future of forensic science research

Northeastern Professor and Director of the Core Mass Spectrometry Facility at the Barnett Institute Dr. Adam Hall is the Associate Director of the Center for Advanced Research and Forensic Science, a virtual center to innovate new research in the field of forensics. Northeastern's involvement in this national project will be the start not only to many new research projects in areas like drug analysis and DNA repair, but also as…

Future Faculty Workshop success for women in STEM

During a full day in the Egan Research Center, the 80 participants of the New England Future Faculty Workshop for women in STEM fields gained vital insight, advice, and pro-tips from faculty panels, one-on-one CV reviewers, and interdisciplinary groups of faculty members.

Professor Michael Pollastri talks about his research

Professor and Department Chair Michael Pollastri of Chemical and Chemical Biology sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about his research at Northeastern University.