Behavioral Neuroscience, Biology, Psychology
Lifestyle choices affect our brain’s capabilities throughout life — this researcher wants to know how.
Timothy Morris did not anticipate he would become an academic, but his career path led him to the position he now loves: postdoctoral researcher at Northeastern. Morris recounts his research journey, the significance of his current work, and why academia at Northeastern is his calling.
April 30, 2021
Listen to Hazel Sive, Dean of the College of Science, as she talks to James Monaghan, Associate Professor of Biology.
April 28, 2021
Megan Carter (left), a sophomore defenseman for the Northeastern women’s ice hockey team, and Sammy Shupe, senior setter for the women’s volleyball team, have been contending for championships while on co-op. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
April 28, 2021
Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science
Seeing the Future: Microsoft Partnership allows Professor Jared Auclair to bring Mixed Reality to the Classroom
With the HoloLens, Professor Jared Auclair uses mixed reality media to teach students biotechnology skills. This partnership with Microsoft is bring innovation to Northeastern's classrooms.
April 20, 2021
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science
Every movement in the human body—from lifting our arms to our beating hearts—is regulated in some way by signals from our brains. Until recently, scientists often tracked and understood that brain-body communication only after the fact, sort of like listening to a voicemail as opposed to being on a call. But researchers at Northeastern have […]
April 16, 2021
When Laney Strange began her career in computer science as an undergraduate student at Simmons College, a women’s college, she almost forgot she was entering into a male-dominated field. “My first four years of computer science were collaborative and not competitive,” says Strange, an associate teaching professor of computer science at Northeastern. “I never felt […]
April 08, 2021
Biology, PreMed and PreHealth
Vance Consalvo is a Dentist in New York. Vance was a Biology Major, Class of 2015. Why did you decide to study Biology at Northeastern? Is there a specific element of the program that you enjoyed in your time here? I knew the most efficient way to hit all the necessary pre-requisites for dental school […]
February 22, 2021
Biology, Physics, Psychology
Each year, the researchers most cited by their peers are recognized for their achievements in science. This year the College of Science has four faculty with the distinction.
November 30, 2020
Cellaria Inc. Partners with Researchers at Northeastern University to Advance New Photomedicine Therapies for Key Cancers
Partnering with Cellaria, Northeastern's Spring lab has been awarded a grant of $3.2 M for cancer therapy research, based around Dr. Bryan Spring's focus on antibody-photosensitizers.
November 17, 2020
Getting Under Your Skin: How a Interdisciplinary Team of Scientists Came Together to Study Epithelial Cells
A duo of Northeastern physicists team up with Harvard biologists to accomplish something neither group could on their own. Find out how physics can revolutionize the biological sciences, and what it means for physics in return.
November 16, 2020
Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center, Mathematics, Network Science Program, Physics, Psychology
When COVID-19 emerged as global threat, it demanded action. The Northeastern College of Science heard the call. Read the stories of the COS community doing their part to fight the pandemic.
October 25, 2020
Chronic Lyme disease is a relatively unknown to the general public, but horrific fact of life for many. A new way of identifying this mysterious syndrome doesn't involve any bulls-eye rashes, but your gut.
September 26, 2020
Congratulations Judene Thomas, a second-year PhD student in the Department of Biology who has been named a recipient of the ‘20–’21 Biomedical Science Career Program HOPE Scholarship from Harvard Medical School.
August 21, 2020