Faculty, students, and friends of the Center for Research on Families (CRF) gathered Feb. 20 in the Amherst Room of the campus center at the University of Massachusetts to celebrate the center’s accomplishments and future directions.
The Center for Research on Families
Maureen Perry-Jenkins, professor of psychology and director of the Center for Research on Families (CRF) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named a 2013 Fellow by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).
The Center for Research on Families (CRF) is pleased to announce that Kathleen Arcaro, associate professor of environmental toxicology and Family Research Scholar (2012-2013), along with collaborator Allen Tsang at Wake Forest University, have been awarded $143,998 for the first year of a two-year grant from the Avon Foundation for Women. Her project is entitled, “Chlamydia- Induced DNA Methylation Changes in the Breast Tissue of Healthy Women.” This is the first study to look at DNA methylation in relation to Chlamydia infection in breast tissue.