Jon Tilly in the news
Jon Tilly for Northeastern
Ellie Shin, SSH/S’16, was determined to work on co-op in a campus research lab. She found one, and has quickly made the most of her experiences.
In 2004, Jon Tilly, professor and chair of the Department of Biology, overturned the paradigm that female mammals do not produce new egg cells after birth. His discovery has opened the floodgates for new clinical approaches to combat infertility and perhaps even stave off menopause.