News & Announcements Archive
Carlos Gradil receives $25,000 Technology Development Fund Award
University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan announced that ten UMass system faculty research projects will each receive up to $25,000 from the Technology Development Fund, which helps to commercialize scientific breakthroughs throughout the five-campus University of Massachusetts system.
Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 2022 Scholarship Awards
May 2022 The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is pleased to announce the 2022 Scholarship Awards.
VASCI Research Retreat
On May 26th, the VASCI department convened at the Terrrazza Country Club in Greenfield, MA for a bi-annual research retreat.
Veterinary Technology Program awards Eleven Scholarships
The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is pleased to announce the 2022 UMass Veterinary Technology Scholarship Fund Award Recipients.
Two VASCI Juniors will participate in summer fellowships with the Environmental Health Sciences
Two VASCI Juniors, Jessica Price and Maeve Smith have received paid summer fellowships from the Environmental Health Sciences Summer Research Program funded by the National Institute of Health.
Leah Driscoll awarded the Herbert L. Forest Scholarship
Leah Driscoll ‘23 has been awarded the Herbert L. Forest Scholarship in recognition of her work with the Arcaro lab.
UMass Amherst Faculty Members Receive Acorn Innovation Grants
Three UMass Amherst faculty members received Acorn Innovation grants of $16,250 each to help them test the viability of their innovations and potentially bring them closer to market.
Shedding Light on the Origins of Genetic Disorders
Tieqi Sun '22 has been selected as one of just eight Rising Researchers. Studying the role of genes in embryo development, Tieqi Sun '22 has fallen for the thrill of scientific discovery.
Pablo E. Visconti Selected for Distinguished Faculty Lecture
The highly respected and widely cited researcher, Professor Pablo Visconti will present a historical overview of the science of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and of contraception—including this technology’s close ties to our university.
IALS/Manning Innovation Award Winners Include VASCI and Chemistry Researchers
The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) has announced that six campus research teams have been named recipients of the third annual Manning/IALS Innovation Awards.
Dr. Rothchild Receives Grant from the National Institute of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Alissa Rothchild, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, has received a two-year $400,000 grant from the National Institute of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) to study the early innate immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
VASCI offers three Summer Pre-College Programs
The Veterinary & Animal Sciences Department is offering Summer Pre-College courses for rising junior and senior high school students in Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Equine Science, and Veterinary Technology.
Veterinary and Animal Sciences