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Research and Innovation to Improve Human Health

The Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) translates life science research into products that improve human health. This vision is achieved in collaboration with industry partners. Furthermore, IALS trains an entrepreneurial workforce skilled in the discovery, development, and manufacture of medical devices, biomolecules, and delivery vehicles for the life sciences.

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UMass Amherst Students Find Scientific Pathways to Botanical Therapeutics

Undergraduates working in the Institute pursue life sciences research interests in state-of-the-art facilities, comparable to those they will work in after graduation.

Discovery

More than 175 faculty from 3 colleges and 28 departments, conduct research and engage in hands-on education.

Innovation

  • $150 million in new facilities
  • Industry Collaboratories
  • Prototype development and testing

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