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
Caenorhabditis elegans, a transparent, microscopic worm, has evolved a way to take advantage of protection provided by nearby bacteria. This response could provide clues as to how humans coordinate our own cellular defense systems.
August 04, 2020
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
Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
The Biochemistry '13 alumna took time out of her busy schedule to give us an on-the-ground look at COVID-19 preparations at MGH and to discuss her formative experience here at Northeastern.
March 19, 2020
Biochemistry, Biology, Physics, Psychology
The 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list features has included six Northeastern researchers who rank in in the top 1 percent by citations in their fields between 2006 and 2016.
February 05, 2020
Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center, Marine Science Center
Student Caitlyn Ark journals about her dialogue of civilizations experience in Romania and Crete.
February 05, 2020
Skin cells lose their ability to heal themselves with age. Northeastern biologist Justin Crane is testing how a new treatment to heal wounds in older mice can help researchers understand the mechanisms of healing human skin cells.
January 24, 2020
Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology
A New Antibiotic Has Been Hiding in the Gut of a Tiny Worm. It May Be Our Best Weapon Against Drug-resistant Bacteria.
After two years of work, a team of researchers led by Kim Lewis, University Distinguished Professor of biology, announced their discovery of darobactin, which can kill resistant microbes known as gram-negative bacteria.
November 21, 2019