The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research and Innovation to Translate Basic Science into Product Candidates

The Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) translates fundamental research into innovative product candidates, technologies, and services that deliver benefits to human health and well-being. Our specific objectives are to: (1) Become a catalyst and resource for ‘applied’ and ‘translational’ R&D activities; (2) Establish industry engagement models and industry collaborations; (3) Contribute to workforce development; and (4) Participate to innovation & entrepreneurship culture on campus.

Facility Highlight

Exercise Intervention and Outcomes
Exercise Intervention and Outcomes

Perform clinical participant intake and evaluation, bone densitiometry & body composition, exercise testing, and exercise training

Upcoming Events

Jul 23 2019 - 3:00pm
LSL N610
Led by Dr. Peter Reinhart, Director, Institute for Applied Life Sciences
Jul 24 2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
LSL S303
Meet with Mary Kate Foley to learn about the benefits of your MassBio membership.
Jul 24 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
LSL S485
The MassConnect PI program matches university faculty interested in commercialization opportunities based on their research with mentors from MassBio’s network for two individual meetings, typicall
Jul 24 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
LSL S340
Do you have better things to do with your time than sit in front of a microscope?
Jul 26 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
LSL S303
Meet with Mary Kate Foley to learn about the benefits of your MassBio membership.
Jul 26 2019 - 10:00am to 2:30pm
Lincoln Campus Center
The Best Vendor Show to See Laboratory Products on Campus. Enjoy Gourmet Buffet Lunch!
Jul 30 2019 - 3:00pm
LSL N610
Led by Sam Chiburis & Karen Utgoff, IALS Venture Development

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Institute for Applied Life Sciences

N510 Life Science Laboratories
240 Thatcher Road
Amherst, MA 01003-9364
contactials@umass.edu | 413-545-1710

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center