Welcome to the Office of Innovation & Business Development
The Office of Innovation and Business Development is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive business strategy that promotes innovation, supports entrepreneurship, optimizes the institution’s research portfolio, and leverages the wide array of expertise and capabilities that exist throughout our academic community.
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"New battlegrounds in immunity revealed by evolution-guided studies"
Hosted By: Beth McCormick, PhD - Microbiology and Physiological Systems (MaPS), UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
"Transcriptional regulation by tRNA fragments in the early embryo"(Rando), "Ribosomal proteins and RNA splicing machinery are the targets of Poly(GR) toxicity in C9ORF72-related ALS/FTD" (Gonzalez), "Lariat versus linear pre-mRNA splicing in S. pombe" (Chen)
Hosted By: UMMS RNA Club; Sponsored by QIAGEN
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS
9:00 am - 11:00 am
MassBiologics developing promising alternative treatment for diphtheria in wake of global antitoxin shortage
A worsening shortage of the antitoxin used to treat diphtheria, the deaths of two unvaccinated children to the disease in Europe and declining vaccination rates demonstrate the need for a new approach, and MassBiologics of UMass Medical School is developing one, according to a Jan. 13 story in the journal Science. Read more