Cabbage looper moth genome sequenced at UMass Medical School

Cabbage looper moth genome sequenced at UMass Medical School

The genome of the cabbage looper, a common vegetable pest, has been assembled by scientists working in the lab of Phillip Zamore, PhD, at UMass Medical School. The cabbage looper genome is an important new model system for studying insecticide resistance and small RNAs.

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Research

Research

UMass Medical School physician-scientists’ research promises better flu prevention, treatment

UMass Medical School physician-scientists’ research promises better flu prevention, treatment

In this Expert’s Corner Q&A, infectious disease specialist, immunologist and hospital physician Jennifer Wang, MD, discusses the scientific underpinnings of a severe flu season, and the innovative research she and colleagues are conducting to find better means of treatment and prevention.

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Therapeutic genome editing by combined viral and non-viral delivery of CRISPR system components in vivo
Epigenetic characteristics of the mitotic chromosome in 1D and 3D
Bacterial Metabolism Affects the C. elegans Response to Cancer Chemotherapeutics
Microsatellite Expansion Diseases: Repeat Toxicity Found in Translation
Education

Education

New Springfield campus of medical school focused on urban, rural community health

New Springfield campus of medical school focused on urban, rural community health

UMass Medical School and Baystate Health officials recently celebrated the opening of the new medical school campus in Springfield and welcomed the first class to the new PURCH track.

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Community

Community

Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

UMass Medical School is stocking a school food pantry, distributing 700 backpacks filled with supplies to students and installing washers and dryers in the Worcester Public Schools, thanks to support from the Remillard Family Community Service Fund. 

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Students

Students

Women in Science: PhD candidate Yvonne Chan a ‘protein engineer’

Women in Science: PhD candidate Yvonne Chan a ‘protein engineer’

In this ‘Women in Science’ video, PhD candidate Yvonne Chan talks about her exploration of how proteins fold and maintain their three-dimensional structure.

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