The Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics (ICB3) has launched its inaugural website at www.umass.edu/icb3. The site is one of the first to be developed with University Relations’ new UMass-branded Drupal package.
Recently, large studies have identified some of the genetic basis for important common diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, but most of the genetic contribution to them remains undiscovered.
Susan Hankinson, Professor of Epidemiology, was recently featured as the UMass Amherst "Spotlight Scholar." Her breast cancer research landed her a prestigious spot as a Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scholar.