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.
Agnes Rafalko got her PhD in proteomics and nanomedicine at Northeastern. She now works as the Chief Scientific Officer of Glycomine, a startup she herself founded that works on drugs for orphan diseases.
Northeastern has joined with a research and training center in Ireland to prepare the next generation of scientists, engineers, and lab technicians to produce high quality drugs for patients around the world.
Professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Northeastern are using a combination of computational predictions and experimental testing to explore the connection between the chemical make-up of an enzyme and its function.
Northeastern's Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Laboratory was accepted into the 2019 Competitive Capitol Program, enabling the expansion of the campus and improvement to the biomanufacturing industry.