1. Articles in category: Life Sciences

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    1. Smith Vocational in Northampton gets grant for new turning machines

      Smith Vocational in Northampton gets grant for new turning machines

      The horizon has expanded for Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School students in precision manufacturing jobs, thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. The quasi-public center chose Smith out of a pool of 35 applicants for the $100,000 grant, which will be used to purchase two turning machines that can be used to manufacture precision products for industries such as medicine and aerospace, where the standards for parts and tools are high.

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    2. Springfield officials propose $25 million-$30 million science lab addition at Central High School

      Springfield officials propose $25 million-$30 million science lab addition at Central High School

      The project, with an estimated price tag of $25 million to $30 million, is slated to include the science lab addition, renovations of the existing science lab classrooms for a mix of labs and regular classrooms, new equipment, technology and furnishings, and a new roof and new sprinkler system throughout the Central school building, said Rita L. Coppola-Wallace, the city’s director of capital asset construction.

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    3. Amarantus Biosciences Awarded Research Grant by Center of Excellence in

      Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS), a biotechnology company developing new treatments for brain-related disorders including Parkinson's disease and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) centered on its unique proprietary anti-apoptotic therapeutic protein known as MANF, today announced a Translational Research Grant award from the University of Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute's Center of Excellence in Apoptosis Research (CEAR).  The Institute is a joint research venture of Baystate Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Investigators will exploit publicly available genomics databases to identify potentially new therapeutic targets for MANF-based therapeutics, and then validate those hypotheses in cell-based laboratory ...

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    4. UMass to study Western Massachusetts life sciences industry thanks to $308000

      UMass to study Western Massachusetts life sciences industry thanks to $308000

      The University of Massachusetts Amherst will inventory all the biotechnology capabilities in Western Massachusetts – including the area’s precision manufacturers and the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute in Springfield – with a $308,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

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    5. PVLSI Announces Licensing Agreement of Intellectual Property to Seahorse Bioscience, Inc. | Office of News & Media Relations | UMass Amherst

      PVLSI Announces Licensing Agreement of Intellectual Property to Seahorse Bioscience, Inc. | Office of News & Media Relations | UMass Amherst

      Seahorse Biosciences has licensed a patent, titled “Methods, Compositions and Kits for Assaying Mitochondrial Function,” developed in the laboratory of Dr. Nagendra Yadava, the John Adams Investigator at the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute (PVLSI) and Alejandro Heuck, an assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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    6. NSF Day at Holyoke Community College

      National Science Foundation and Holyoke Community College will be holding a one-day workshop on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. The workshop will be specifically focused on NSF programs of interest to community colleges. We want to extend an invitation to you and to anyone else at your institution who would like to attend this workshop and learn more about the NSF and its programs.

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    7. Officials praise economic-jobs bill

      Officials praise economic-jobs bill

      The bill was authored by Chicopee representative Joe Wagner and passed the House of Representatives in May.  It proposes to invest $50 million in infrastructure improvement and another $10 million in workforce development. For every dollar of state investment toward innovation projects, the bill requires $3 dollars of federal or private investment.

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    8. Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray hails Microtest Laboratories in Agawam as example of growth in life science industry

      Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray hails Microtest Laboratories in Agawam as example of growth in life science industry

      Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray this week hailed Microtest Laboratories Inc. as an example of the growth that is possible for life science businesses in West Massachusetts after taking a tour of its facilities.  “What struck me is the potential for growth,” Murray said.

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    9. Marie Curie Actions - Boosting research careers - European Commission

      Marie Curie Actions - Boosting research careers - European Commission

      The Marie Curie Actions are European research grants available to researchers regardless of their age, gender or nationality. In addition to generous fellowships, researchers have the possibility to gain experience abroad and in the private sector, and to complete their training with other competences or disciplines that may be useful for their careers. In this website you will learn more about those grants that promote excellence and innovation in Europe.

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    10. National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Researchers 'Print' Polymers That Bend Into 3-D Shapes

      National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Researchers 'Print' Polymers That Bend Into 3-D Shapes

      Christian Santangelo, Ryan Hayward and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently employed photographic techniques and polymer science to develop a new technique for printing two-dimensional sheets of polymers that can fold into three-dimensional shapes when water is added. The technique may lead to wide ranging practical applications from medicine to robotics

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    11. UMass graduate students hoping to make science fun for everyone

      UMass graduate students hoping to make science fun for everyone
      “It’s such a different format, it’s not meant for scientists,” Goodwin said. The program features a speaker who talks for about ten or 15 minutes. There’s a musical interlude – with music written by graduate student Mike Rosario - allowing time for audience members to submit questions and there’s also a game that ends the program that pokes fun at scientists, she said, who use jargon that few understand.
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