AMHERST, Mass. – Microbes appear to be making an important contribution to the gradual self-cleaning of an abandoned pyrite mine in Rowe, Mass., says University of Massachusetts Amherst doctoral student Caryl Becerra.
Strategies that use microbes to clean up polluted sites are becoming more refined as scientists merge advances in gene sequencing methods, culture techniques and computer modeling, says microbiology professor Derek Lovley.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst will hold its annual Autumn in Amherst event on Saturday, Oct. 22, welcoming parents to spend the day with their UMass student and to learn about the academic and social life on campus.
AMHERST, Mass. - Strategies that use microbes to clean up polluted sites are becoming more refined as scientists merge advances in gene sequencing methods, culture techniques and computer modeling, says University of Massachusetts Amherst microbiologist Derek Lovley.
Through a $995,000 federal education grant to the Hampshire Educational Collaborative, the campus will be a partner in a three-year collaborative effort to enhance the knowledge of local teachers of American history and improve their teaching techniques.
Professor Anna Nagurney of the Isenberg School of Management and alumnus Jose Cruz, who teaches at the University of Connecticut, have been awarded the best paper prize for 2004 by the journal Computational Management Science.