How Fungi Make Nutrients Available to the World
Morita Lab Studies Glycolipid Biosynthesis as a Potential Drug Target
Applied and Molecular Biotechnology (AMB) Master's Program in its Fifth Year
Holden Studies Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents in Northeastern Pacific
Lovley Invention Boosts the University's Number of Patents Recorded in One Year
News & Announcements
April 2019: Dr. Reuben Shipway, who joined the Microbiology Department and Professor Barry Goodell’s Lab as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in April, was recently featured in the New York Times for his research. Shipway’s discovery of a new marine mollusk species included DNA sequencing of the shipworm mollusks and their bacterial symbionts. Goodell has an ongoing collaboration with Northeastern University researchers, and Shipway’s arrival allows for a continuation of this as the team explores the role of bacterial symbionts in shipworm metabolism. Read more...
April 2019: A YouTube video explaining the Ramachandran Principle, posted by Professor Emeritus Eric Martz 9 months ago, has been viewed >5,000 times. Other resources developed by Martz include FirstGlance in Jmol, which provides guided exploration of the 3D structures of macromolecules. It is used hundreds of times a day (>1.5 million uses since 2006). Martz teaches free workshops every June.
February 2019: On Saturday, February 16, Jeffrey Kane was presented the James F. Holden Distinguished Teaching Award. The award is presented annually by the Microbiology Graduate Student Group to a member of the graduate faculty in the Department of Microbiology for excellence in teaching and mentorship of graduate students. Mr. Kane is a Lecturer and Advisor for the Applied and Molecular Biotechnology Master's Program in the Department of Microbiology.
November 2018: Derek Lovley has been named to the list of Highly Cited Researcher for 2018. The Highly Cited Researchers list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. Read more...