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IGERT: Interdisciplinary Research Training in Cellular Engineering

University of Massachusetts at Amherst


This Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) award establishes a novel interdisciplinary training program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst to address the emerging field of Cellular Engineering. Engineering cellular form and function is the basis for many ventures in the biomedical and biotechnology industries, including design of bioremediation… more »


Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
PEG-PC is a novel hydrogel suitable for cell culture and has one of the widest mechanical ranges reported for a hydrogel to date Showcase Highlight 12/02/13
Development of a Probe for Membrane Cholesterol Accessibility Showcase Highlight 12/02/13
Trainee develops custom protein assays and cost-saving techniques Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainee develops and co-instructs lab module Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainee completes internship at Weyerhaeuser Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Method to visualize and quantify biomass-decomposing bacteria Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Symposium attracts leaders in field of cellular complexity Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Inter-program committee plans Career Exploration event Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainees granted beam time at the SNS at ORNL Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Structure of human lysosomal enzyme GALNS Showcase Achievement 11/19/13