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Molecules or music? Northeastern chemistry professor chooses both

David Budil is a chemist at Northeastern. He's also a member of the New Philharmonia Orchestra, where he plays the viola. Next month, the orchestra will play a sold-out show at Boston’s Symphony Hall alongside Grammy Award-winning artists Amy Ray and Emily Saliers—better known as the Indigo Girls.
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Student Chapter for the National Organization of Rare Disorders formed at Northeastern

"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."

Professor Michael Pollastri talks about his research

Professor and Department Chair Michael Pollastri of Chemical and Chemical Biology sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about his research at Northeastern University.

Plant biotechnology: Why plants represent ‘untapped potential’ for innovative drug discovery

From aspirin to the chemotherapy drug Paclitaxel, some of the most important pharmaceuticals are derived from plants. Northeastern doctoral candidate John de la Parra describes new research to improve the pipeline for drug discovery and production from plants.

PhD Profile: Hugo Guterres

Hugo Guterres, Chemistry PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.