Amy Springer receives $500,000 NSF grant to expand CUREs program
Course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) allow students to do real research in the classroom, helping them feel personally invested in their scientific studies and increasing their sense of belonging in STEM.
BMB Emeritus Professor Edward Westhead Dies at Age 90
Distinguished biochemist Edward W. Westhead succumbed to cancer on June 1, 2021. Westhead was recruited in 1966 to form the department of biochemistry at UMass Amherst, and he became the first director of the UMass Amherst molecular and cellular biology Ph.D. program in 1988.