Cell and Developmental Biology News

  • 07/31/14

    Summer Undergraduate Research Program

    Six students participating in the Summer Undergradute Research Opportunity Program, worked in labs in the Cell and Developmental Biology Deparment this summer. Hosting students this year were the Imbalzano, Lawrence, Nickerson, Rivera and Zhang Labs. A poster session was held on July 31, 2014 where the students presented their research projects completed in the labs.

  • 05/14/14

    M.C. Chang Distinguished Lecture 2014

    The Ninth M. C. Chang Distinguished Lecture presented by Rudolf Jaenisch, M.D. The talk was titled iPS Technology, Gene Editing and Disease Research.

  • 05/10/14

    A Memorial Service in Honor of the Anatomical Gift Donors

    The Medical School Class of 2017 honored the Anatomical Gift Donors at a Memorial Service on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

  • 05/08/14

    Roger Craig Honored with Lamar Soutter Award

    Roger Craig, PhD, was honored with the Dean's Award: Lamar Soutter Award for Excllence in Undergraduate Medical Education. The Award is presented to faculty who have made an indelible imprint on UMass and American medical student education.

  • 03/28/14

    Reddy Sama Defends PhD Thesis

    Cell Biology student Reddy Ranjith Kumas Sama successfully defended his PhD Thesis on March 28, 2014. Reddy's theis title was FUS/TLS in Stress Response: Implications for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

  • 02/28/14

    TingTing Huang Defends PhD Thesis

    TingTing Huang successfully defended her PhD thesis "Characterization Of The Visceral Endoderm Components In Mouse Embryo Development."

  • 12/04/13

    Jeanne Lawrence - Presidential Speaker at Northeastern

    Jeanne Lawrence Presidential Speaker at Northeastern University Jeanne Lawrence presents Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series at Northeastern University. Photo by Brooks Canaday. Jeanne Lawrence gave a presentation on December 2, 2013 at the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speakers Series hosted by Northeastern 

  • 12/04/13

    Sue Gagliardi and Jean Underwood Honored

    CDB Employees Honored for Years of ServiceSusan Gagliardi and Jean Underwood were recently honored for 40 years of service at the UMMS Employee Recognition Dinner on November 20th. Sue was the first female faculty member for the medical school and Jean began her

  • 10/28/13

    Jeanne Lawrence Gives Plenary Presentation to ASHG

     Jeanne Lawrence Gives Plenary Presentation to the ASHGJeanne Lawrence, PhD, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology gave a Plenary Abstract Presentation to the American Society of Human Genetics Meeting, in Boston, MA on October 22,

  • 10/15/13

    Zhang Lab Publishes Paper About Activating Aging in Tumor Cells

    Hong Zhang's Lab Publishes Paper About Activating Aging in Tumor Cells"Scientists at UMass Medical School have shown that diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) may be susceptible to treatment by re activating the normal aging program in tumor cells so they 

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