8th Annual Frontiers in Science March 18, 2015

The Frontiers in Science program is jointly sponsored by the Regional Science Resource Center and the MassAHEC Network (AHEC) www.umassmed.edu/ahec/ .  Each spring, Massachusetts high school science teachers are invited to the campus for a day of presentations by the Medical School and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences faculty.  The topics vary from year to year, but always focus on the most recent advances in the fields of medicine and research.  Teachers are encouraged to dialog with the presenters and then expand their school lessons with the most current research.


If you are not on the yearly mailing list and want to be, please contact Joanne Dombrowski at Joanne.Dombrowski@umassmed.edu  

Presentations 2015

Scot Wolfe, Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

“Engineering artificial nucleases: Developing cut, copy and paste functions for precise genomic editing” 

Sean Ryder, Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of Biochemistry and Molecular

Pharmacology “RNA regulation and the hunt for specificity”


Michelle Eberle, Health Literacy and Community Engagement Coordinator

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region

Classroom Resources from the National Library of Medicine

 Click here for the Resources for Teachers Handout or visit  www.k12.nlm.nih.gov

For more information contact about the National Library of Medicine contact: 

(508) 856-2435 or email: Michelle.Eberle@umassmed.edu


Presentations 2013

Presentation by Bill Royer

"Using the Structure of Protein Molecules in Drug Design"

Presentations 2012

Presentation by Heather Ayres, Ed.D.
"AP Science Redesign"

Presentation by Sonia Ortiz-Miranda, Ph.D.
"Drugs of Abuse Mechanisms"

Presentations 2011

Powerpoint Presentation by Don Gammon
"Poxviruses: Their impact on human health, history and research"

Powerpoint Presentation by Steven Doxsey
"A new life for the midbody after call division in stem cells"

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