Cryo-electron microscopy is allowing scientists to answer questions about cellular processes that are essential to life, as demonstrated by a study led by UMass Medical School structural biologist Andrei Korostelev, PhD, and published in Nature.Read more
Six UMass Medical School faculty were recognized for their individual achievements and contributions to the advancement of women in science and health care at the 17th annual Women’s Faculty Awards luncheon on May 23.Read more
C. Leon Pierce has been appointed the new director of public safety and deputy chief of police at UMass Medical School, where he was sworn in by Chief of Police John Luippold at a ceremony held on Wednesday, Nov. 9.Read more
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honored 37 newly qualified PhD candidates with a formal ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, marking the milestone achievement as they transition from classroom-based learning to candidacy for a doctoral degree.Read more
Springfield native and UMass Amherst graduate Andrew Dowd took a very different path to UMMS, working as a professional photographer before beginning medical training. He melded photography with his medical school experience by taking pictures of his classmates throughout the four years, culminating in publication of his hardcover book MED SCHOOL: Photographs and Stories from Inside.
The Massachusetts Facility for High-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy at UMass Medical School is the first-of-its-kind facility in New England. The facility will open new windows into the world of biology with the ability to see single molecules and their dynamics and macromolecular assemblies inside cells.