When Northeastern began outlining its COVID-19 testing plan last spring, Jared Auclair, director of Northeastern’s testing lab, had a hunch: The university needed a monitoring system that could adapt to inevitable mutations of the virus in the future. As the pandemic unfolded, viral mutations were top-of-mind for Auclair, whose background in drug resistance in HIV […]
March 10, 2021
If you’re looking to learn more about Bob Matz ‘62, you’re probably not going to find what you’re looking for here. Bob would much rather spend his time talking about the student scholars in Northeastern’s Biotechnology Co-op Research Fellowship Program. Along with his wife Eileen, Bob has generously and proudly supported nearly 70 undergraduate students […]
December 16, 2020
When COVID-19 emerged as global threat, it demanded action. The Northeastern College of Science heard the call. Read the stories of the COS community doing their part to fight the pandemic.
October 25, 2020
This grad student is part of the process keeping COVID tests- and northeastern- running smoothly. It's a lot to tack on when you're still a full time student.
October 22, 2020
Northeastern’s Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Laboratory is teaming up with Agilent, a lab equipment manufacturer, to expand its ability to help researchers worldwide make quality drugs.
May 11, 2020
The Biochemistry '13 alumna took time out of her busy schedule to give us an on-the-ground look at COVID-19 preparations at MGH and to discuss her formative experience here at Northeastern.
March 19, 2020
Researchers at Northeastern and Loyalist College in Ontario, Canada, are teaming up to train graduate students in the analytical techniques required to investigate cannabis, and help them understand the regulatory landscape in both Canada and the U.S.
January 13, 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. 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
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
Northeastern has joined with a research and training center in Ireland to prepare the next generation of scientists, engineers, and lab technicians to produce high quality drugs for patients around the world.
September 11, 2019
Divya Bharat Parikh, a Northeastern student working towards her MS in Biotechnology, was honored as a Forbes Under 30 Scholar at the 2019 Forbes Under 30 Summit.
September 10, 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
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is funding BATL's efforts to expand their ability to train people in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in new medications, such as biologics.
August 09, 2019
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