Body Armor Grown in a Lab? Why Not, Say Synthetic Biologists
Posted April 14, 2020
A Northwestern research collaboration with the Defense Department aims at teaching cells new tricks to create breakthrough materials with diverse applications By Ed...
How Manmade Chemicals Alter Our Microbial World
Posted February 14, 2020
At this month’s Science Café, McCormick’s Erica Hartmann reveals the life-or-death dynamics most of us can’t usually see — and why these matter for...
Animal Care Excellence
Posted February 11, 2020
CCM’s portfolio of quality services offers researchers humane expertise that advances discovery By Matt Golosinski If you’ve got rats, Northwestern’s Center for Comparative Medicine is...
Understanding and Combating Virulent Viruses
Posted January 28, 2020
A Q& A with Gregory Smith, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology The spread of the coronavirus from China is raising fears of a global pandemic....
Cracking the ‘Ultimate Code’
Posted January 22, 2020
Pioneering neurobiologist Indira Raman draws upon her interest in math and language to reveal how the brain turns cell signals into information and action...
Northwestern Faculty Again Among World’s Most-Cited Thought Leaders
Posted December 10, 2019
Latest Clarivate Analytics survey highlights University’s research eminence and influence, including cross-disciplinary strengths By Matt Golosinski This year, 32 faculty members affiliated with Northwestern...
Students Play Key Part in Advancing Research Safety Excellence
Posted November 25, 2019
Student-led initiative and innovation continue into third year for Northwestern’s RSSI November 25, 2019 | By Roger Anderson With a new board, renewed funding,...
Core Colloquium Highlights Research Impact of Shared Facilities
Posted November 18, 2019
Annual event convened scientists and staff to celebrate key part of research ecosystem and honor UT Health San Antonio professor during Northwestern’s ‘150 Years...
Morimoto Named Interim Executive Director of CBC
Posted October 1, 2019
Northwestern University’s Richard Morimoto has been named interim executive director of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC), effective Nov. 1. Morimoto is taking over for...
In the Immune System’s Trenches, a New Discovery
Posted January 10, 2019
Molecular bioscientist Curt Horvath reveals previously unknown cellular-level reactions to viral infection. The findings could eventually help fight disease better Few everyday scenarios illicit...
Northwestern Manufacturing Partnership Pushing Boundaries of Tissue Engineering
Posted December 4, 2018
University joins ARMI|BioFabUSA ecosystem created to realize large-scale manufacturing of engineered tissues Northwestern University Research Institutes and Centers sit at the intersections of traditional...
Spinal Fusion Challenge: Simpson Querrey Institute Researchers Aim for Medical (and Materials) Breakthrough
Posted November 14, 2018
Multimillion dollar NIH grant will help develop and validate supramolecular nanofiber scaffold for bone regeneration A research team led by Samuel Stupp, director of...