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About Me My name is Jake Grondin. I’m a rising junior in the College of Science, majoring in Biology, with minors in Physics and Math. I am one of two co-ops currently residing at Palmer Station, Antarctica working in Professor Bill Detrich’s lab. In this blog I am sharing my experiences on this incredible continent, and […]
Anyone who has spent a day at a New England beach knows that it is often colder on the coast, and may have regretted not packing a sweater with their bathing suit and flip flops. Compared to the chilly air, the water can be even colder still, sometimes shockingly so. Like a beachgoer jumping in […]
Meet Michael Mallouh, fourth year biology major, psychology minor, and on the pre-med track and hear about his research experiences as an undergraduate including the Schafer Co-op Scholarship.
A new update from Jake Grondin, a current co-op in the Detrich lab at Palmer Station in Antarctica, detailing life at Palmer Station.
This tropical disease is second only to Malaria as a parasitic killer. So why haven’t you heard of it?
The deadly strain of leishmaniasis infects 300,000 people annually, causing 20,000 deaths, and is the second largest cause of parasitic death after malaria. For two Northeastern professors, Richard Wamai and Michael Pollastri, controlling the disease is a top priority.
The first of a series of updates from Jake Grondin, a co-op in Antarctica. Jake reports on his voyage and arrival at Palmer Station.
Co-op Coordinator Vanecia Harrison-Sanders took part in a panel discussion about diversity in life sciences during the annual MassBioEd's conference.
James Monaghan had just started teaching a class, when the Provost came in and presented him Northeastern University's University Excellence in Teaching Award. "I had no idea it was coming," said Monaghan. "It's the coolest thing that they actually came into class!"
With the sprawling of suburbia comes unwanted new neighbors. Ticks are no longer only dwellers of the deep forest—they can be found in cities, too, said University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis at Northeastern. His lab is working to develop a cure for chronic Lyme disease, which develops in a subset of people diagnosed with Lyme disease.
Renee Pelletier started her college career as a music industry major, but after enrolling in a genetics course, she changed her major and her career choice.