National STEM education leader joins Office for Research
Posted October 6, 2020
Bennett Goldberg to focus on center funding, training and inclusion By Matt Golosinski Northwestern physicist and education innovator Bennett Goldberg has joined the Office...
Northwestern Research Predicts New State of Matter
Posted April 20, 2020
Physicist Jim Sauls takes a dip into the weird world of quantum liquids and ‘quantized vortices.’ His exciting findings could lead to advanced technologies...
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...
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-Fermilab Physicist Grassellino Named Deputy CTO
Posted December 5, 2019
Effective December 1, Northwestern’s associate professor of physics and Fermilab senior scientist Anna Grassellino began her new role as the laboratory’s deputy chief technology...
Posted October 22, 2019
Award-winning mathematician Bryna Kra follows the numbers to discover surprising insights about complex systems, while championing women and minorities to strengthen her field Bryna...
Research Excellence Linked To Ethical Oversight And Quality Control
Posted June 14, 2018
IRB Office mission: safeguarding the welfare of human research participants The best organizations create value by providing beneficial products or services and by cultivating...
Posted April 16, 2018
Artist and Vivian Maier biographer Pamela Bannos uses ‘forensic’ research skills to find what’s hidden A picture may be worth a thousand words, but...
Hope From The Lab
Posted March 19, 2018
Neurosurgical-oncologist Maciej Lesniak is part of a world-class Northwestern team aiming to develop breakthrough treatments for brain cancer Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeon Maciej “Matt”...
Posted March 6, 2018
Minoli Perera is using pharmacogenomics to help bring about ‘precision medicine for all’ Fifteen years ago, when researchers revealed a genetic link between an...