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Prospective PhD students, the McNair scholars toured the school and met with faculty and staff.
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The Northeastern chapter of the College Diabetes Network (CDN) was started last year by interested students and advised by Assistant Professor of Biology Dori Woods to connect students with type 1 diabetes with resources and other students on campus that are more difficult to find in college.
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This holiday season, the company AncestryDNA sold more than 1 million test kits to consumers curious about their genes. A similar kit from 23andMe was one of Amazon’s top five best-selling items on Black Friday.
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This October, the first Diversity Town Hall for Graduate Students was held in collaboration with College of Science Dean Ken Henderson, Professor Carla Mattos of the Department of Chemistry, Professor Denise Jackson of the Department of Psychology, members from the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), and collection of graduate students representing many departments in the college.
Associate Professor Rebecca Shansky will work with long time friend and colleague Assistant Professor Dr. Matthew Hill from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute on a new NIH funded study.
Congratulations to postdoctoral researcher Jennifer Honeycutt in receiving the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Grant, funded by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF).
Congratulations to University Distinguished Professor Judith Hall in receiving the 2017 Career Contribution Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Several undergraduate student members of Prof. Coley’s CORE lab and graduate student Jessica Leffers recently attended the Association for Psychological Science’s 29th Annual Conference. Check out this article about their experience featured on the College of Science website here.
Congratulations to Prof. Derek Isaacowitz for being named the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) next psychological sciences editor-in-chief of the Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Prof. Isaacowitz says about his new role as editor: “This is such an exciting time for the psychological study of aging and gerontology, with new […]
Congratulations to Profs. Lisa Feldman Barrett and Derek Isaacowitz who recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for their project, “Affect regulation and beta amyloid: Maturational factors in aging and age-related pathology.” The goal of the project is to assess how affect regulation strategies are protective of cognitive and affective functioning in […]