How Fungi Make Nutrients Available to the World
Morita Lab Studies Glycolipid Biosynthesis as a Potential Drug Target
Applied and Molecular Biotechnology (AMB) Master's Program in its Fifth Year
Holden Studies Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents in Northeastern Pacific
Lovley Invention Boosts the University's Number of Patents Recorded in One Year
News & Announcements
November 2018: Derek Lovley has been named to the list of Highly Cited Researcher for 2018. The Highly Cited Researchers list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. Read more...
November 2018: Derek Lovley and a team of University of Massachusetts researchers have developed a new class of electronic materials that could lead to a green, more sustainable future in biomedical and environmental sensing. The development was recently reported in New Electronics. Read more....
October 2018: The 8th Annual Life Sciences Graduate Research Symposium will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Life Sciences Laboratories S340. The event will feature research talks throughout the day and a poster and social session from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
September 2018: Jim Holden, Professor and Microbiology Department Head, has received a three-year grant from NASA to develop spectroscopy techniques to detect evidence of life beyond Earth. He will work with mineralogist Darby Dyar at Mount Holyoke College on the three-year project. Read more...
September 2018: Yasu Morita, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, has been awarded a two-year award from the NIH for a research project, "Membrane Domain Dynamicc in Mycobacterium tuberculosis."