Former ROUTES Scholars Ariel Aiken & Jadesola Akanji release their first publication

Earlier this year, former ROUTES Scholars Ariel Aiken and Jadesola Akanji were co-authors on their first publication, “The response of Escherichia coli to the alkylating agents chloroacetaldehyde and styrene oxide,” which summarized many of the studies and findings gleaned from their time working in Dr. Penny Beuning’s lab. In the recently published study, the researchContinue reading Former ROUTES Scholars Ariel Aiken & Jadesola Akanji release their first publication

Scholar Spotlight – Olivia Chagnon

Olivia Chagnon is a Biology major and current ROUTES Scholar on her first research co-op in the PFAS Project Lab of the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI), which is led by Dr. Phil Brown. In this role, Olivia is responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative research to identify new and existing PFAS contaminationContinue reading Scholar Spotlight – Olivia Chagnon

ROUTES Scholar Sarah Gibbs’s Research suggests diesel trains increase the levels of Particulate Matter concentrations at 3 Boston Commuter Rail Stations

ROUTES Scholar Sarah Gibbs is an Environmental Science student currently on her first co-op working in Dr. Matthew Eckelman’s lab on a project titled “Integrated Assessment Modeling of Energy, Air Quality, and Health Links.” In this role, Sarah has focused mainly on collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data using R from air monitoring sessions at threeContinue reading ROUTES Scholar Sarah Gibbs’s Research suggests diesel trains increase the levels of Particulate Matter concentrations at 3 Boston Commuter Rail Stations

Former ROUTES Scholar & CRECE Trainee Morgan Hines presents at the 2019 Boston Motor Speech Symposium

On Friday, June 21st, former undergrad scholar and trainee Morgan Hines gave a presentation at this year’s Boston Speech Motor Control Symposium (BSMCS) hosted at Boston University. This regional conference aims to allow researchers, students, and clinicians from the greater Boston area and beyond to share their research within the speech motor control field andContinue reading Former ROUTES Scholar & CRECE Trainee Morgan Hines presents at the 2019 Boston Motor Speech Symposium

Past and Present ROUTES Scholars represent their research solutions at RISE: 2019

On April 4th, current and past ROUTES Scholar’s presented their research via posters at Northeastern University’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE: 2019). Every year RISE brings together over 2000 “industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts from diverse sectors [which] engage more than 400 of Northeastern’s solution-focused innovations.” As a convergence of industry,Continue reading Past and Present ROUTES Scholars represent their research solutions at RISE: 2019

Routes Spotlight: Kaleigh McAlaine

Kaleigh McAlaine is a fourth year Environmental Engineering student with a minor in Marine Biology at Northeastern University, and recently completed her co-op with ROUTES in December 2018. During her co-op, Kaleigh worked under the mentorship of ROUTES & PROTECT Director Akram Alshawabkeh, participating in his research on the development of groundwater remediation technologies atContinue reading Routes Spotlight: Kaleigh McAlaine

ROUTES HOLDS CLOSING CEREMONY FOR SIXTH COHORT OF SCHOLARS

On Tuesday, December 18th ROUTES Scholars Camille Vasquez and Kaleigh McAlaine celebrated the completion of their high-level research based co-ops during the customary closing ceremony held in Stearns Center. This ceremony provides the scholars with the opportunity to present the knowledge and experience they gained during the demanding 6-month co-op cycle. The sixth cohort ofContinue reading ROUTES HOLDS CLOSING CEREMONY FOR SIXTH COHORT OF SCHOLARS

Dr. Zimmerman Featured in Northeastern University’s “Vital Signs” Magazine

Faculty mentor Dr. Emily Zimmerman has been featured in Northeastern University’s “Vital Signs” magazine, which is published by the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. The piece, “Binkies Do More Than Pacify,” delved into Zimmerman’s innovative work on preterm infant development as well as into her personal journey into developing her research interests. Zimmerman has developedContinue reading Dr. Zimmerman Featured in Northeastern University’s “Vital Signs” Magazine