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.

Core Facilities Reopening Status

For daily updates on the status of individual cores go to Restart-to-Research Operational Status page.

Facility Highlight

Computational Modeling Facility
Computational Modeling

Provides consultative and collaborative service in computational and molecular modeling.

Upcoming Events

Dec 8 2020 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
virtual
Please join Jennifer Normanly (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) and Linda Tropp (Psychological and Brain Sciences) UMass Amherst live on Zoom, December 8, 2020 & December 9, 2020 from 10:00a
Dec 9 2020 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
virtual
Please join Jennifer Normanly (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) and Linda Tropp (Psychological and Brain Sciences) UMass Amherst live on Zoom, December 8, 2020 & December 9, 2020 from 10:00a
Dec 9 2020 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
virtual
Please join Jennifer Normanly (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) and Linda Tropp (Psychological and Brain Sciences) UMass Amherst live on Zoom, December 8, 2020 & December 9, 2020 from 10:00a
Dec 10 2020 - 4:00pm
PB Seminar Jaimie Van Norman University of California, Riverside Host: Arif Ashraf 4:00pm Zoom Seminar
Dec 15 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
UMass TTO Licensing Staff will hold virtual office hours to answer your intellectual property questions, via Zoom or phone.

News

Six campus researchers in the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been recognized among the world’s most highly cited researchers in 2020 by London-based Clarivate Analytics, owner of the Web of Scienc

Deepak Ganesman

Professor Deepak Ganesan (mHealthLab) of the College of Computer and Information Sciences (CICS), with former students Pengyu Zhang and Pan Hu, recently received one of the 2020 Boston Patent Lawyers’ Association (BPLA) tenth annual “Invented Here

Alice Cheung

Three University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed upon members by their peers to recognize their scientifically or socially distinguis