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<br /> REPORT ON RESEARCH<br /> UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST<br /> OFFICE OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH AND ENGAGEMENT<br /> Whitmore Administration Building<br /> 181 Presidents Drive<br /> Amherst, MA 01003-9313<br /> www.umass.edu/research<br /> VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH AND ENGAGEMENT<br /> Michael F. Malone<br /> (413) 545-5270<br /> vcre@umass.edu<br /> ASSISTANT TO THE VICE CHANCELLOR<br /> Christine A. Burnett<br /> (413) 545-5270<br /> caburnett@research.umass.edu<br /> RESEARCH BUSINESS/PERSONNEL MANAGER<br /> Lisa Liebowitz<br /> (413) 545-3881<br /> lliebowitz@research.umass.edu<br /> RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION<br /> COMMERCIAL VENTURES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY<br /> Fred Reinhart, Director<br /> Arnold House<br /> (413) 545-1587<br /> fred@research.umass.edu<br /> GRANT AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION<br /> Carol Sprague, Director<br /> Research Administration Building<br /> (413) 545-0698<br /> sprague@research.umass.edu<br /> RESE<a title="Research-Outreach page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=1"> REPORT ON RESEARCH UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AM</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=2"> OFFICE OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH AND EN</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=3"> CONTENTS REPORT ON RESEARCH 2013 02 Vice Chance</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=4"> 2 FROM THE VICE CHANCELLOR Dear Friends and S</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=5"> GROWING LIFE SCIENCES State funding supports unpr</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=6"> Biological chemist Jeanne Hardy and her team</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=7"> This 3D-printed imaging jig is part of a new biom</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=8"> The new $160 million Life Science Labo</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=9"> WHAT’S IN A SPREADSHEET? Grad student Thomas Hern</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=10"> SOCIAL SCIENCE MECCA On everything from same-sex </a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=11"> Psychologist Maureen Perry-Jenkins, the newly a</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=12"> HIGH IMPACT Honoring undergraduates for their ach</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=13"> cancer, works within human cells. His findings wi</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=14"> ANTICIPATING CASINO GAMBLING UMass researchers st</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=15"> PHOTO SCOTT SYLVA Rachel Volberg testifies on Ca</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=16"> TOWARD A SMARTER, GREENER GRID A regional partner</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=17"> Sean Barker, left, PhD candidate, Prash</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=18"> A VENTURE STORY A new center raises UMass Amherst</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=19"> The center recently helped coordinate a new </a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=20"> CROSSING BOUNDARIES The Interdisciplinary Studies</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=21"> The institute provides a creative environment for</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=22"> Akshaya Shanmugam (left) and Jalil Johnson are th</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=23"> Hluchyj Fellow Akshaya Shanmugam and faculty advi</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=24"> 2013 HIGHLIGHTS Geckskin™ Makes Top Innovation Li</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=25"> nated with disease-causing bac- teria; rates in r</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=26"> HIGHLIGHTS (cont.) cal examination of differences</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=27"> UMass Amherst polymer scientists ar</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=28"> FACULTY RECOGNITIONS C. Marjorie Aelion, dean of </a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=29"> Tameka L. Gi</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=30"> Professor Robert Pollin (economics) was presented</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=31"> SPONSORED ACTIVITY Fiscal Year 2013 Sponsored R</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=32"> LICENSES AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CEM Corp. Licens</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=33"> PATENTS ISSUED IN 2013 Lead Inventor </a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=34"> University of Massachusetts Press The University </a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=35"> FACULTY BOOKSHELF AMEL AHMED (political science):</a> <a title="Research-Outreach page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8dbdf2e?page=36"> University Relations Whitmore Administration Buil</a>