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Category: Faculty Profile

Northwestern Research Predicts New State of Matter

Physicist Jim Sauls takes a dip into the weird world of quantum liquids and ‘quantized vortices.’ His exciting findings could lead to advanced technologies...
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Body Armor Grown in a Lab? Why Not, Say Synthetic Biologists

A Northwestern research collaboration with the Defense Department aims at teaching cells new tricks to create breakthrough materials with diverse applications   By Ed...
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Understanding and Combating Virulent Viruses

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....
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Cracking the ‘Ultimate Code’

Pioneering neurobiologist Indira Raman draws upon her interest in math and language to reveal how the brain turns cell signals into information and action...
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Northwestern-Fermilab Physicist Grassellino Named Deputy CTO

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...
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Pattern Recognition

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...
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Research Excellence Linked To Ethical Oversight And Quality Control

IRB Office mission: safeguarding the welfare of human research participants The best organizations create value by providing beneficial products or services and by cultivating...
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Invisible Histories

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...
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Hope From The Lab

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”...
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Genomic Justice

Minoli Perera is using pharmacogenomics to help bring about ‘precision medicine for all’ Fifteen years ago, when researchers revealed a genetic link between an...
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