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Support our research and help us move our programs faster towards the clinic!

Our department depends on the support of donors and friends to further its mission of medical research and accelerate discovery in biology and medicine. Your gift is important for our department to be able to pursue high-risk, high-reward research that will yield the cures of tomorrow.


We now accept online donations through our secure web page. To donate on-line, click here. At the top of the page, go to the drop-down box titled: “I wish to donate to”: “other”. Write in “Department of Microbiology” in the text box below.

By phone

We can accept credit card donations by phone. Please call 508-856-5615 (8am to 5pm EST) and indicate to the staff that the donation is to be deposited for “Department of Microbiology”.

By mail

If you prefer to write a check, make the check payable to “Department of Microbiology”. 

Checks may be mailed to:

Beth McCormick, PhD
Professor & Chair, MaPS Department
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
368 Plantation Street, AS8-2049
Worcester, MA 01605

You may also e-mail or call the UMass Development Office at 508-856-5520 for additional assistance.