Biochemistry, Biology, Physics, Psychology
The 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list features has included six Northeastern researchers who rank in in the top 1 percent by citations in their fields between 2006 and 2016.
February 05, 2020
Skin cells lose their ability to heal themselves with age. Northeastern biologist Justin Crane is testing how a new treatment to heal wounds in older mice can help researchers understand the mechanisms of healing human skin cells.
January 24, 2020
A New Antibiotic Has Been Hiding in the Gut of a Tiny Worm. It May Be Our Best Weapon Against Drug-resistant Bacteria.
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.
November 21, 2019
Dr. Dori Woods and her associates at Northeastern University recent research about the nature and behavior of mitochondria could one day be used to better understand cell function as a whole
November 05, 2019
Dr. Yunrong Chai and his team discovered new, essential uses for iron in biofilms, the bacterial populations that colonize our bodies, our hospitals, and our world.
November 04, 2019
Northeastern’s Camille Martin, a former graduate student, and Leila Deravi, assistant professor of chemistry and chemical biology, are working to recreate a sun-blocking chemical that naturally occurs in cephalopods, a species that includes squid, octopuses, and cuttlefish.
September 30, 2019
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.
September 17, 2019
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.
August 21, 2019
Visceral leishmaniasis causes 20,000 deaths every year, yet many people have never even heard of it. Hopefully, the opening of a new research and treatment center at Chemolingot Hospital will change both of those things.
August 12, 2019
Eye of Newt and Leg of Axolotl: Northeastern University Hosted an International Conference on Salamander Research
Northeastern is proud to have hosted the 2019 Salamander Models in Cross-Disciplinary Biological Research Conference.
August 08, 2019
James Monaghan, associate professor of biology at Northeastern, is studying the axolotl, a type of salamander native to Mexico because of its ability to regrow lost or injured body parts. Monaghan hopes that ability might one day be transferable to humans.
July 23, 2019
Northeastern biology professor Javier Apfeld can extend the lifespan of a worm by manipulating how its brain processes information. Now he wants to know why.
July 08, 2019
Northeastern graduates work at the upstart company Outcomes4Me, where they’re developing a mobile app that delivers personalized treatment information to people with breast cancer.
June 13, 2019
The Open Chemistry Collaborative in Diversity Equity held a survey that found Northeastern's chemistry department to be the most gender diverse!
May 22, 2019
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