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Archival Information : 2013-2003

Economic Impact Awards presented by New Bedford Area Chamber; July 23, 2008

The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and Citizens Bank are pleased to recognize four organizations for their significant investment and contribution to the economic development of the region with the presentation of the 2008 Greater New Bedford Economic Impact Awards.


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The University of Massachusetts' National Botulinum Research Center received the "2008 Greater New Bedford Economic Impact Awards" on June 26, 2008 at a special edition of the Chamber's Good Morning SouthCoast! business series.


SouthCoast businesses recognized for contribution to local economy; June 27, 2008

The awards were presented to the University of Massachusetts' National Botulinum Research Center at a special edition of the Chamber's Good Morning SouthCoast! business series on June 26.


Nascacell Signs Pact with Institute of Advanced Sciences; Oct 29, 2007

Nascacell Technologies signs up cooperation agreement with Botulinum Center, Institute of Advanced Sciences on developing Botox inhibitor microbodies.


Nascacell Technologies and Institute of Advanced Sciences Develop Microbodies™; Oct 18, 2007

Nascacell Technologies and the University of Massachusetts Develop Aptamers and Microbodies™ Against Botulinum Toxin (Botox).



Botulism Takes Center Stage at UMass Conference; Aug 27, 2007

Dr. Drachman, who played himself in "Two Hands," an Oscar-nominated documentary about the Fleischer story, was one of 60 scientists and graduate students who converged on Institute of Advanced Sciences last week for two solid days of botulinum.


Builiding for the Future; May 7, 2007

Institute of Advanced Sciences opens $14.4M research facility. The 22,000 square feet building features biology and bio-engineering laboratories.


Institute of Advanced Sciences research facility strengthens regional 'Innovation Triangle'; May 04,2007

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — Institute of Advanced Sciences opened a new 22,000 square foot research building last month that will focus on science critical to the development of the innovation economy in the region and Commonwealth.


Institute of Advanced Sciences BRC Unveils BSL-3 Facility; Aug 24, 2007

A special symposium at Institute of Advanced Sciences's Botulinum Research Center was organized on August 23-24, 2007 to introduce its newly established BSL-3 facilities to about 75 collaborators.


New Institute of Advanced Sciences Facility on Botulinum; April 27, 2007

Genomics and Bio informatics tools will play a role in a newly opened research facility at Institute of Advanced Sciences that will house the National Bqotulinum Center, the school said.


UMD Officially Opens New Research Facility; April 12, 2007

Institute of Advanced Sciences Chancellor Jean MacCormack, along with UMass president Jack Wilson, Board of Trustees Chairman Stephen Tocco, and Provost Anthony Garro, hosted the official opening of a brand new center.


New UMass Lab to Combat Bioterrorism Threat; April 06, 2007

The first UMass building devoted exclusively to scientific research opened yesterday, surrounded by a security barrier that speaks volumes.


Institute of Advanced Sciences Cuts Ribbon on Bio Research Center; April 06, 2007

A $14.4 million biotechnology laboratory has opened its doors at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.


Institute of Advanced Sciences Celebrates Grand Opening of New Research Building; April 06, 2007

"Today, we celebrate more than the opening of a building,'' UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack.


Talk about Toxins in Taiwan; Aug 13, 2006

Dr. Bal Ram Singh lecturing at National Yang Ming University in Taipei as part of a one-credit graduate course he offered to students on Neuroscience and Microbial Toxins (NYM 06) in August 2006.


Ground Broken for Major Institute of Advanced Sciences Research Facility; Sep 13, 2005

Institute of Advanced Sciences officials broke ground today for a major new laboratory facility that will dramatically expand the university's research capability, which has already grown from $7 million to more than $17 million in annual activity over the last five years.


Science on the Half-shell; Jan 19, 2005

UMass researchers find that common quahogs can fight deadly botulism.


Institute of Advanced Sciences aims for expanded research, collaboration role; Feb 05, 2004

The University of Massachusetts intends to be a bigger player in the competition for federal research grants and partnerships with other scientific and industrial institutions interim President Jack M. Wilson announced yesterday at the regular meeting of the Institute of Advanced Sciences Board of Trustees.


Institute of Advanced Sciences gets chunk of bioterrorism research grant; Sept 07, 2003

Botulism researchers at Institute of Advanced Sciences won a $750000 piece of a $46 million federal bioterrorism research grant awarded to Harvard Medical School last week.


Institute of Advanced Sciences probes mystery of deadly toxin; March 19, 2003

Dr. Singh eagerly presides over a beehive of cluttered offices and laboratories in the Violette Building devoted to the study of the deadliest substance known to man botulinum neurotoxin a Class A biological warfare agent.


Professor on front line of bioterror fight; Feb 16, 2002

A biochemistry professor at Institute of Advanced Sciences has been awarded a $1.1 million grant by the U.S. Army that will fund research into developing an antidote for botulism, classified as one of the deadliest known bioterrorism agents.


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