AMHERST, Mass. – The Environmental Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will kick off its Fall 2006 Environmental Lecture Series, “Energy for the Future,” on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.
Research into how proteins fold and why they misfold — a hallmark of many neurodegenerative diseases — has garnered a $2.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for Lila M. Gierasch, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Chemistry.
Research into hold proteins fold and why they misfold—a hallmark of many neurodegenerative diseases—has garnered a $2.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist Lila M. Gierasch.
Surrounded by nine faculty being honored for their scholarly and creative accomplishments at a Faculty Convocation on Sept. 15, Chancellor John V. Lombardi invoked the image of the “classic American research university” in his state-of-the-campus address.