Monthly Archives: September 2012

Venetian Masquerade wine-tasting to benefit C. S. Mott Congenital Heart Center (Oct.26)

The 20th anniversary “Save A Heart Celebration of Food and Wine” is scheduled for Oct.26 at the Michigan League from 6:30-9 p.m. and will feature a Venetian Masquerade theme. The event consists of a strolling food and wine tasting with … Continue reading

Posted in: Public Events

Graduate Program in Immunology Journal Club with Joel Crespo (Oct. 3)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Joel Crespo (Ph.D. Pre-Candidate from the lab of Dr. Weiping Zou) who will be discussing the following paper: "The tumor suppressor Tsc1 enforces quiescence of naive … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research, Education, Research Seminars and Events, Research Training

Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center Symposium (Oct. 16-17)

The 7th Annual Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center Symposium will take place Oct. 16-17 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The symposium is free and attendees will receive CME credits.For more information, including registration, please visit: http://mmoc.med.umich.edu/EnrichmentSymposium.phpCall for abstractsAbstracts … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Research Seminars and Events

Mike Dorsch, Pharm.D., MS receives Top Paper Award in Hypertension

Mike Dorsch, Pharm.D., MS received Top Paper of 2011 from the journal Hypertension at the 2012 AHA High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions in Washington D.C. on Sept. 21. The paper was one of six papers receiving a Top Paper … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones, Clinical & Translational Research

Beginning Meditation–calming stressful thought patterns

This highly researched method of quieting conditioned and habitual thought patterns leads to awareness and stress reduction. In mindfulness meditation one learns to observe each moment without judgment from a place of cultivated stillness. The quieting of the body and … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events, Your Health & Wellness

New and exciting dining options at NCRC

Long awaited food service finally arrives at NCRCNCRC is excited to announce that Opus One has been awarded a University of Michigan contract to operate a cafeteria and catering services at the university’s North Campus Research Complex. With nearly 1,600 … Continue reading

Posted in: Benefits & Perks

Essential Skills for Successful Leadership (Oct. 11)

This one-day workshop is designed to assist faculty in developing the essential leadership and management skills necessary to run a lab, start a program, or manage a center or division. This workshop will highlight topics such as hiring, leadership, management, … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research, Clinical Care, Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Professional Development

Former Department of Defense advisor to give lecture on "Our Military’s Children" (Nov.1)

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Jo Ann Rooney, the former Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness will present at the sixth annual Susan B. Meister Lecture in Child Health Policy. Her talk “Our Military’s Children: Insights from over a decade of war” will … Continue reading

Posted in: Public Events

Pediatric Research Symposium (Oct.8-9)

The 23rd annual Pediatric Research Symposium, hosted by the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, will be held in the Towsley Education Center Oct.8-9. The symposium will feature more than 100 abstracts of current research in pediatric medicine in poster, … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Research Seminars and Events

Want to derive a stem cell line for the disease you study? Funding available

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The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute’s Consortium for Stem Cell Therapies (CSCT) seek proposals for innovative research at the University of Michigan that utilize either human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines or human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC) lines … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research, Clinical & Translational Research, Funding/Award Opportunities