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Espinosa, Nocedal Elected to NAE

Northwestern Engineering faculty join alumni Latonia Harris, Gwynne Shotwell, and Stephan Biller in this year's class.Read more


Stressed-out Dust is Sharing Antibiotic Resistance Genes

Professor Erica Hartmann's study finds that these genes could potentially spread to pathogens, making infections more difficult to treat.Read more


Platform for Composing Genetic Programs in Mammalian Cells

Professor Josh Leonard's new biological toolkit could help enable new therapies for difficult-to-treat diseases.Read more

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