Bioengineering Spotlights

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Nov 13, 2023

Searching for a Cure to Cancer on Co-op

The three co-op experiences and capstone project of Jessica Chen, E’24, bioengineering, has solidified a love for cell culture and the cellular parts of bioengineering. She had co-ops at Gentuity, a medical device company; Ensoma, a biotech company; and through the CaNCURE program at Northeastern, that places undergraduate students in cancer nanomedicine positions in Boston. […]


Nov 03, 2023

Bioengineering Education and Experiences for a Career in Cancer Research

Luke DeMarco, E’24, bioengineering, is interested in a career in cancer research. He’s had two co-ops: the first at biotech startup Catamaran Bio and the second a research co-op working in a lab at Northeastern—both in the areas of immunotherapy and cancer research. He also went on a Dialogue of Civilizations to Italy and has […]


Oct 26, 2023

A Culture of Ambition and Determination

With a goal of earning a PhD, Melissa Scanlon, E’24, bioengineering and biochemistry, has had three research co-ops in the areas of cell biology and cellular engineering, and also studied abroad for semester at Mahidol University in Thailand. She feels the culture of the student body at Northeastern is very determined and ambitious and that is something that’s encouraged and motivated her.


Oct 13, 2023

PhD Spotlight: Suzanne Stasiak, PhD’23, Bioengineering

Suzanne Stasiak earned a PhD in bioengineering with a research focus on airway smooth muscle mechanics and interactions with the extracellular matrix in the context of understanding the development of asthma. 


Jun 06, 2023

Traveling the World to Connect Biology, Computing, and Data

Andrea Chávez Muñoz, E’24, bioengineering, is focusing her future on computational bioengineering, with co-op and internship experiences everywhere from Boston to Switzerland to her home in Lima, Peru.


May 10, 2023

Messer Wins Knight-Hennessey Fellowship

Bioengineering alum Conor Messer, E’19, is one of two Northeastern students to win a Knight-Hennessey Scholars fellowship. ‘I Fell in Love with Tech.’ Two Northeastern Scholars Win Knight-Hennessy Fellowships Northeastern has launched two scholars, Emerson Johnston and Conor Messer, on their tech journey. Johnston fell in love with tech policy during her research work at […]


Apr 18, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Silverman, MS’21

Like many, Alexandra Silverman was first introduced to science in middle school in the form of a frog dissection. However, instead of the impending nausea many experience at the sight of internal organs, Silverman became enraptured by the beauty and intricacy of science.


Apr 06, 2023

Blanchet and Ndjigue Receive 2023 Compass Awards

Bioengineering students Joseph Blanchet, E’22, and Shandy Ndjigue, E’23, are recipients of the 2023 Compass Awards, which recognizes exemplary students from the senior class who, during their time on campus, have demonstrated a true dedication to a core set of values: leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity, and commitment to Northeastern.