Study answers 100-year-old question about how chromosomes get their distinctive X-shape

Study answers 100-year-old question about how chromosomes get their distinctive X-shape

Job Dekker, PhD, leads an interdisciplinary team of researchers in unraveling how chromosomes are packaged into their iconic X-shape during cell division.

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Research

Research

UMass Medical School, University of Utah discover new form of cellular communication in nervous system

UMass Medical School, University of Utah discover new form of cellular communication in nervous system

Scientists at UMass Medical School and the University of Utah discovered a new form of cellular communication in the nervous system, according to two new papers published in the the journal Cell. Vivian Budnik, PhD, and Travis Thomson, PhD, served as co-corresponding authors of the UMMS paper.

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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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