The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research and Innovation to Translate Basic Science into Product Candidates

The Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) translates fundamental research into innovative product candidates, technologies, and services that deliver benefits to human health and well-being. Our specific objectives are to: (1) Become a catalyst and resource for ‘applied’ and ‘translational’ R&D activities; (2) Establish industry engagement models and industry collaborations; (3) Contribute to workforce development; and (4) Participate to innovation & entrepreneurship culture on campus.

Facility Highlight

Light Microscopy
Light Microscopy Core

Nine different Nikon microscopes available that enable a full range of light microscopy methods and applications. Expert support offered for acquisition and analysis of data.

Upcoming Events

Dec 16 2019 - 12:00pm
MCB Colloquium Shana Passonno Director, Office of Professional Development, UMass
Dec 19 2019 - 12:00pm
LSL S330/S340
CPHM Sleep Theme Seminar


Berger, Shenoy, and Sitaraman
Shenoy and Colleagues Named 2019 ACM Fellows
Richard Pilsner
Pilsner Interviewed for "Environmental Health Chats" Podcast