John Lopes

Associate Dean for Operations & Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs

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(413) 577-6421
122 Stockbridge Hall
University of Massachusetts
80 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

John Lopes came to UMass Amherst in 2007 as the head of the Microbiology department. His research focuses on the transcriptional regulation of phospholipid biosynthesis in yeast and how phospholipid biosynthesis is coordinated with other biological processes. He has been continuously supported by the National Science Foundation and the American Cancer Society throughout his career. Dr. Lopes holds a PhD in biology from the University of South Carolina, he did postdoctoral research at Carnegie Mellon University, and his BA in zoology is from the University of Rhode Island.