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Northeastern’s Covid-19 testing center is ready to identify the omicron variant

As the world scrambles to make sense of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus, Northeastern is ready to spot it if it enters our community. Northeastern’s COVID-19 testing laboratory can already detect the omicron variant through existing protocols. And that could save the university community precious time in identifying and responding to any threat […]
November 30, 2021
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Do I Have Covid-19 or flu? Northeastern will test you for both.

Maybe you have a headache, or a stuffy nose, or a sore throat, or a cough. You might feel fatigued, achy, or a bit feverish. After the last year and a half, you might immediately think that you have COVID-19. But those symptoms also describe the flu. Autumn marks the beginning of flu season. That’s […]
November 12, 2021
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Northeastern’s COVID-19 test lab now processes pool tests for K-12 schools

Northeastern’s Life Sciences Testing Center is now processing COVID-19 samples for K-12 schools across Massachusetts. As the commonwealth strives to bring students of all ages back into the physical classroom safely this spring, Massachusetts has launched a coronavirus testing program in public K-12 and special education schools. It’s the first statewide program like this in […]
April 01, 2021
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Biology and Bioinformatics With Julian Stanley

  What motivated you to pursue a PlusOne master’s degree? I joined Northeastern in the biochemistry program on a 5-year, 3-co-op plan. I already had an interest in bioinformatics, but the Bioinformatics PlusOne program had not been approved yet. During my third year, I wanted to learn more technical skills, so I briefly switched to the “Biology and […]
June 17, 2020

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