Four Northeastern University biochemistry students– Kai Beattie, Ashley Brown, Gabrielle Hernandez, and Joie Sun– represented the university’s American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) chapter at the society’s national meeting in Philadelphia.
April 12, 2022
Biochemistry, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
A new study from a Northeastern-led collaboration, looking into the C. elegans worms’ interactions with their microbiome, found that the worms are willing to leave a bacterial food source when they’re exposed to one of their deadliest toxins and identified the driving neurological mechanism behind it.
March 17, 2022
Northeastern’s Ukraine Cultural Club, led by Deanna Zawadiwsky, a fourth-year psychology and economics major, met on Centennial Common to protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
March 03, 2022
Biochemistry, Biology, Linguistics
The College of Science Excellence in Teaching Awards recognize and reward outstanding NU College of Science faculty for their significant contributions to student learning. We are pleased to announce this year’s winners.
February 22, 2022
Cameron Young recently earned the Churchill Scholarship for his impressive work in the field of biochemistry that will allow him to continue his studies at Cambridge university.
February 18, 2022
Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, College of Science
Landmark study into the genetic disorder offers clues into links between metabolism and mental health
Researchers at Northeastern and neighboring colleges say they’ve made a landmark discovery that takes a deeper look at the metabolic and biochemical origins of a debilitating genetic disease known to cause a range of symptoms and health problems. A new study, published Wednesday, focused on a severe neurodevelopmental disorder referred to as 16p11.2 Deletion Syndrome, […]
December 03, 2021
Barnett Institute, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science
Jeffrey Agar and his colleagues are working on helping humanity develop treatments for hundreds of currently untreatable diseases
November 19, 2021
Within each of our cells, there’s an on-off switch that controls when cells divide and reproduce. The metaphorical finger that flips this switch is a protein called RAS. Under normal circumstances, RAS switches on to help our bodies repair wounds or replenish cells, to name a few of its functions. But sometimes, the switch gets […]
September 01, 2021
Nomathemba Chandiwana, a Northeastern 2004 graduate, uses her expertise on HIV and infectious diseases to find solutions for the soaring Covid-19 cases in South Africa.
August 03, 2021
Biochemistry, Biotechnology, College of Science
Paul Whitford and a team of scientists develop an inhalable vaccine strategy in the hopes of offering a simple and efficient way of administering COVID-19 vaccines.
July 21, 2021
Margaret Cai is a Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry Major. She is graduating next year in the Spring of 2022. Why did you decide to study Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry at Northeastern? “I’ve always been very interested in biology and chemistry. When I was younger, I read books about diseases just because I found them fascinating. […]
May 19, 2021
Morgan Pfaff, who studies biochemistry, conducts biomaterial research for bone graft applications in Egan Research Center. Pfaff recently received an National Science Foundation grant.
May 12, 2021
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