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Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Northeastern has partnered with global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline to launch a first-of-its-kind, joint experiential PhD program. Employees of GSK who enroll in the program will conduct pharmaceutical research projects co-developed by the company and Northeastern, and GSK will cover the tuition costs of the program as well as all the research expenses.
Meet Katie Larkin, Jameson O’Reilly, and Preston Epps. Three fourth year students who spent the last six months living and working abroad at one of the world’s largest centers for scientific research – the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, more commonly known as CERN.
Emilie Miller is spending her co-op working with children with disabilities at a special needs school in Cusco, Peru. Her help is much needed as the school is understaffed, and many parents abandon their children born with a disability. Learn about her experience here.
BNS student Kei Inge has spent her co-op taking care of animals and spreading awareness of wildlife conservation at the Franklin Park Zoo
BNS student Amber Roberson has spent her co-op in Costa Rica hanging with the sloths and other baby animals to help many endangered species successfully live in the wild. Learn more about her experience here.
Biology student Jillian Hubbard works in Cape Town, South Africa, taking care of penguin chicks and other sick or wounded sea birds to help rehabilitate many bird populations. Learn about her co-op here.
James Evans is a linguistics and psychology major who is spending his co-op helping young girls in Uganda who have survived abuse or neglect. Learn about his experience here.
Cell and Molecular Biology major Christina Potter has spent her co-op in Kumasi, Ghana, working in the lab and in the field to study typhoid. Learn about her research here.