Using a new approach to systematically test chemotherapy drugs in an unusual animal model, a research team led by University of Massachusetts Amherst molecular biologist Michele Markstein, with Norbert Perrimon at Harvard Medical School, report that several have a serious side effect: Inducing hyper proliferation in stem cells that could lead to tumor recurrence.
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A hands-on workshop on “Grafting Apple Trees” is being offered Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Farm School, 488 Moore Hill Rd., Athol, as part of the Mass Aggie Seminars conducted by the Stockbridge School of Agriculture and Center for Agriculture UMass Amherst.
Members of the UMass Amherst Hoop Band will be wearing T-shirts promoting the Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund honoring the former UMass Boston student killed in the Boston Marathon bombing, when the men’s basketball team plays Saint Louis at the Mullins Center on Sunday, March 9. The game will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.