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Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology
The passion that drives James Monaghan is tissue regeneration; for Denise Garcia, it’s international diplomacy. While their disciplines couldn’t be more different, what earned them the 2018 University Excellence in Teaching Award is what they have in common—a passion for students on both the academic and human level.
Barnett Institute for Chemical & Biological Analysis, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Dr. Richard Saferstein was a member of the Northeastern community for many years. Last month, the Barnett Institute honored his memory with a newly created award.
Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center, Three Seas
A massive Nassau grouper, four species of black corals, and a spotted drum fish were among the aquatic treasures Northeastern divers found on their expedition to Cozumel, Mexico. The trip laid the groundwork for Northeastern students and researchers to plan future expeditions to Cozumel to collect samples for the Ocean Genome Legacy, a repository built to preserve species that may one day go extinct.
Earlier this month, the Bridge to Calculus Program in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics, held their annual outreach event for high school students, Calculus Field Day.
Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology
Each year dozens of College of Science students are recognized for their achievements in the classroom, on co-op and in the community. 2018 is no different.
Bi and his collaborators at the Harvard School of Public Health have just published a paper in Nature Physics on the "Geometric constraints during epithelial jamming," which looks to understand how epithelial cells change in shape and movement to heal injuries or spread cancerous cells.
Herbert Levine, who will join Northeastern’s faculty in January 2019. Levine is the university’s first new hire through the "Game Changers Fund," a $50 million initiative to bring leading scientists and scholars to the university. Levine will also become Northeastern’s first National Academy of Sciences member.
Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Northeastern Chemistry and Chemical Biology Professor and George Behrakis Chair of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Alex Makriyannis has made a name for himself in the discovery of this important system and the pharmacological advancements that can come out of it. This spring, in recognition of his vital research, Makriyannis is being named the 2018 Nathan B. Eddy Awardee by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) and will be receiving an…