Research at NEB

At NEB, basic research is a priority. Well established in their respective fields, including Molecular Biology and Parasitology, NEB scientists routinely publish their work in the leading journals, present research at scientific conferences, host visiting scholars from around the world, and supervise post-doctoral fellows. To date, over 1,200 papers have been published by NEB scientists, in addition to many patents that have been received. We also offer a number of summer internships to undergraduate students as well as opportunities for local high school students to interact with NEB scientists. In addition, our staff is regularly invited to lecture at premier academic institutions and conferences around the world and are always available to present at local high schools. Collaborations with laboratories outside of the company are encouraged, and a weekly academic seminar series enables scientists to visit our facility and interact with our staff.

In 2019, to honor the founder of NEB and his appreciation of scientific research, the Donald G. Comb Honorary Lectureship series was established.

NEB is committed to practicing ethical science – Learn more.


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    New England Biolabs: The Philosophy Behind Our Science

    New England Biolabs (NEB) was founded in 1974 by a group of scientists who wanted to create tools for science. The basic research program at NEB sets it apart and allows NEB to put the most innovative products and reagents in the hands of the global scientific community.

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    NEB® TV Ep. 24 – Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Several of the most important neglected tropical diseases in humans are the result of infection with filarial nematode parasites. In this episode of NEB TV, learn more about these diseases and their impact, and how understanding their biology can help identify methods to detect, control and treat these parasites in the field.