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Marine Science Center
A new genus and species of shipworm has been discovered in the Philippines thanks to work conducted by Dan Distal and Reuben Shipway of the Ocean Genome Legacy.
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Two undergraduate students working in Professor Rebecca Shansky’s lab were awarded research grants from the Mindlin Foundation and Northeastern University.
Biology, Biotechnology, Physics
Six Northeastern University professors have been featured in the "The 2018 Highly Cited Researchers" list, which ranks researchers around the world who have produced papers that come in at the top 1 percent by citations in their fields between 2006 and 2016.
On July 21st, Jennifer Greenwich of the Biology department successfully defended her dissertation in a public talk on biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis, a bacterial pathogen that lives on plants.
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
"One of the overall main goals for our group is to raise awareness," said pharmacy student and organization founder Jennifer Shoskes. "One of the main things about rare diseases is that people don't know about them – and it's not just about the disease, but to shed light on what patients and their caregivers go through."
Biology, College of Science
After eight years of work, a new paper by professor Jonathan Tilly, a reproductive and stem cell biologist, “puts the final nail in the dogma coffin,” toppling a long-held belief about female fertility and ovarian aging. His findings confirm that female mammals make new eggs during adult life, that ovarian stem cells are critical to the process, and that the newly formed eggs contribute directly to maintenance of ovarian function…