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Student Spotlight: Nareh Sahakian

Nareh Sahakian, MS Bioinformatics, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.

Biology PhD student successfully defends dissertation

On July 21st, Jennifer Greenwich of the Biology department successfully defended her dissertation in a public talk on biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis, a bacterial pathogen that lives on plants.
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A voyage to the bottom of the sea in search of exploding rocks

When Northeastern student Harry Brodsky went 3,300 meters beneath the surface of the ocean in the deep-sea submarine Alvin, he wasn’t scared of the dark, he didn’t feel claustrophobic, but he was bummed that he couldn’t bring potato chips to snack on.

Student Spotlight: Hongdi Song

Hongdi Song, Biotechnology PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.