Basic Research

U-M researchers find “off” switch for scleroderma

U-M, MSU discovery brings researchers one step closer to unraveling devastating disease U-M researchers are in the news for their role in identifying a signaling pathway that switches on scleroderma, a rare and sometimes fatal disease that causes skin and … Continue reading

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Victoria Holden (Michael Bachman Lab) presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (April 16)

Victoria Holden, Microbiology and Immunology Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Michael Bachman, M.D., Ph.D., will present her research in progress, “Iron chelation by bacterial siderophores triggers Lipocalin 2-dependent inflammation” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The … Continue reading

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Biological Chemistry features a seminar by Dr. Michael Snyder (April 15)

Dr. Michael Snyder, professor and chair of the Department of Genetics at Stanford University, will be presenting the G. Robert Greenberg Lectureship on Tuesday, April 15 at noon in North Lecture Hall, Medical Science II. Dr. Snyder’s seminar is entitled … Continue reading

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CDNM Distinguished Lecture in Drug Discovery (April 18)

Celebrate CDNM’s Distinguished Lecture in Drug Discovery on Friday, April 18 at Rackhum. Schedule includes: 10-11 a.m. Dennis C. Liotta, Ph.D., D.Sc., Emory University, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Chemistry, The Emory Institute for Drug Development “Nucleoside Analogs as RNA-Dependent … Continue reading

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Molecular and Cellular Pathology Ph. D. candidate Cailin Collins defends thesis (April 14)

Cailin Collins, Ph.D. candidate (Hess/Muntean labs) in the Molecular and Cellular Pathology and Medical Scientist Training programs will defend her thesis, “Role of collaborator proteins in Hoxa9-mediated leukemogenesis” on Monday, April 14. Her presentation will be held at 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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Biointerfaces Thriving in NCRC Environment Multidisciplinary collaboration in the next generation of researchers

At the Biointerfaces Institute (BI), established at NCRC in January 2012, researchers redefined the frontiers of health sciences by fostering cross-disciplinary technological breakthroughs of nanotechnology, advanced materials, cell engineering, and microfluidics. A key strength of Biointerfaces is that all of … Continue reading

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Pathology Research Seminar featuring Dr. Danica Chen (April 10)

Yujiang Shi, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, associate biochemist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Endocrinology Division, will present “Epigenetic mechanisms of gene activation via histone and DNA demethylation” at the Pathology Research Seminar. He will present on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Nisha Nagarsheth (Weiping Zou Lab) presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (April 9)

Nisha Nagarsheth, Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Weiping Zou, M.D., Ph.D., will present her research in progress, “Epigenetic Control of Effector T cell Trafficking in Colon Cancer” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will … Continue reading

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CDNM Distinguished Lecture in Drug Discovery (April 18)

Celebrate CDNM’s Distinguished Lecture in Drug Discovery on Friday, April 18 at Rackhum. Host: Shaomeng Wang, Ph.D. Location: Amphitheatre, 4th Floor, Rackham Schedule includes: 10-11 a.m. Dennis C. Liotta, Ph.D., D.Sc., Emory University, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Chemistry, The … Continue reading

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Population health symposium – Past, Present and Future (April 10-11)

This symposium features more than 20 national and international experts reflecting critically on the meaning of population health, its accomplishments over the past 10 years, and challenges and opportunities moving forward. Sessions include: • Reflecting on “Population Health”: Where Has … Continue reading

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