AMHERST, Mass. – For research into a family of proteins implicated in a form of leukemia, University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist Janice Telfer has received $675,000 over five years from the National Science Foundation CAREER grant program.
AMHERST, Mass. – In the continuing battle against drug-resistant bacteria, scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst are adding new weapons to the arsenal. Gregory Tew and his colleagues have designed a molecule that selectively slashes bacterial cell membranes, leaving the microbes to leak and die.
AMHERST, Mass. – Following a comprehensive evaluation of vehicle crash data, University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers have recommended revisions to the state’s graduated licensing policy to improve safety for young drivers.
AMHERST, Mass. – Building a face is no small task— the cells that will become its bone, cartilage, muscle and nerves must travel far from their origin in the developing embryo before colonizing the head.
AMHERST, Mass. – Computer vision systems that can figure out what they are looking at without continuous training are the focus of a $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER program grant recently awarded to Erik Learned-Miller of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Guy Lanza, director of the Environmental Sciences Program and professor of microbiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to assist the Hanoi School of Public Health in Vietnam develop new programs in education and research.
AMHERST, Mass. – Nilanjana Dasgupta, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five-year, $400,500 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate what enhances or constrains female students in studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).