Research Seminars and Events

Partnering with the Private Sector in Research (May 14)

Partnering with the Private Sector in Research will take place Wednesday, May 14 at NCRC, Building 18, 2800 Plymouth Road with the following schedule: 8 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.: Symposium Sessions 12:40 p.m. – 2 p.m. Create Connections Discover the … Continue reading

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Dr. Gary Hammer presents at TEDx conference

Dr. Gary Hammer, a passionate U-M cancer researcher, recently spoke at TEDxU-M about the power of vulnerability and presence in medicine. Hear about the three truths he learned from working with patients facing an adrenal cancer diagnosis and the advocates … Continue reading

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Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses seminar presented by Shawn Xu (April 24)

Shawn Xu, Ph.D., Bernard W. Agranoff Collegiate Professor in the Life Sciences, associate professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, will present a Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses seminar on Thursday, April 24 titled “Sensory … Continue reading

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IHPI research seminar “Addressing quality issues in prostate cancer survivorship care” (April 21)

U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI) offers a monthly research seminar series for anyone with an interest in health services research and health care policy. At the April 21 seminar, Ted Skolarus, M.D., M.P.H., will discuss quality issues … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Medical Innovation (May 7)

Therapeutics, devices, diagnostics – each area presents its own unique challenges when it comes to taking projects from bench to bedside. Learn more about the peaks and valleys of commercialization from our panel of U-M experts who have all “been … Continue reading

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Transgenic Animal Model Core 25th Anniversary Symposium (May 1)

Join experts in the field as they cover a wide variety of topics on the latest technology and milestones in transgenic animal science. Speakers include: • Sally Camper, Ph.D., James V. Neel Collegiate Professor of Human Genetics, Chair, Department of … Continue reading

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Pharmacology Seminar Series featuring Dr. Marina E. Wolf (April 23)

The Pharmacology Seminar Series will feature Marina E. Wolf, Ph.D., professor and chair, Department of Neuroscience, The Chicago Medical School at Rosaline Franklin University of Medicine and Science. The talk is titled “Targeting mGluR1 to Reverse Cocaine-induced Plasticity and Suppress … Continue reading

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Department of PM&R Scientific Day and Lecture featuring Daniel Dumitru, M.D., Ph.D. (May 9)

Daniel Dumitru, M.D., Ph.D., is the keynote speaker at the upcoming James Rae Scientific Day and Lecture on May 9, to be held at the Kensington Court Hotel. Dr. Dumitru currently serves as professor with tenure in the Department of … Continue reading

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CMB Thesis Defense with Elisabeth Marie (Starnes) Walczak today

Elisabeth Marie (Starnes) Walczak (mentor: Gary Hammer) will present “The Role of Wnt Signaling in Adrenocortical Homeostasis”, Forum Hall, Palmer Commons The CMB Thesis Defense will take place today, April 16 at 1 p.m.

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Geriatrics Center Annual Research Retreat (April 21)

The Geriatrics Center Annual Research Retreat will be held Monday, April 21 from 8 a.m.-1:45 p.m. at the Biomedical Science Research Building, Rooms 1130-1170, Atrium and Auditorium, 109 Zina Pitcher Place. Short talks are from 9–10:30 a.m., with the Keynote … Continue reading

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Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses seminar to feature Mark E. Warchol, Ph.D. (April 17)

The Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses seminar for Thursday, April 17 will be presented by Mark E. Warchol, Ph.D., professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine. His presentation is titled, “The Enigmatic Function of Inner Ear Macrophages: Insights … Continue reading

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Opportunities in Flow Cytometry (April 16)

The Flow Cytometry Core is pleased to host expert Robert Thacker, Ph.D., from Amnis Corporation, to introduce researchers to the new ImagestreamX Mark II, one of the latest pieces of equipment available at the Core. Dr. Thacker will discuss analysis … Continue reading

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Victors for Discovery – Biomedicine at Michigan (May 14-15)

The Life Sciences Institute Annual Symposium will be May 14 from 8:30 a.m. – 6:45 p.m. and May 15 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The symposium is two days of lectures and discussions with U-M all-star scientific alumni, and will … Continue reading

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“Diabetes Trials and Tribulations in 2014 – What do we know?”

The lecture “Diabetes Trials and Tribulations in 2014: What do we know?” will be presented on Friday, April 18 from 2-3:15 p.m. in Brehm Tower/Kellogg Eye Center, 5th floor, Cure Room #5050, 1000 Wall Street. The talk will feature David … Continue reading

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Save the Date – Neuroendocrine Tumor Regional Conference

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Regional Conference will take place May 17 at the Marriot Hotel in Troy, Mich. on 200 W. Big Beaver Road. The discussion topic is “Multidisciplinary Management of NET Cancers” The activity has been approved for AMA PRA … Continue reading

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29th Annual Sager Lecture and Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Research Paper Day (April 16)

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology presents the 29th annual Sager Lecture and Resident Research Paper Day on Wednesday, April 16. The resident paper presentations will begin at 1 p.m. and the Sager Lecture will follow at 4:15 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Emerging Scholars Symposium at the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute (April 30)

On April 30, the Taubman Institute will present the inaugural Emerging Scholars Symposium, a morning of science featuring presentations by six Taubman Emerging Scholars. These junior medical school faculty are combining their clinical practice with a research career, and already … Continue reading

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Center for Organogenesis seminar (April 15)

“Deconstructing Endodermal Organ Development Using Stem Cells” will be presented by Maike Sander, M.D., director, Pediatric Diabetic Research Center, professor, Pediatrics and Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of California San Diego. The presentation will take place Tuesday, April 15 at … Continue reading

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Biological Chemistry Thesis Defense – Curtis Powell (Goldman Lab) (April 17)

The Department of Biological Chemistry is pleased to present the thesis defense of Curtis R. Powell who will present “The Role of Apobec2 During Zebrafish Retina and Optic Nerve Regeneration”. Mentor: Dr. Daniel Goldman The seminar will take place at … Continue reading

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MICHR Mock Study section will help you think like a grant reviewer (June 4)

The Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research Mock Study Section is a unique and highly motivating experience that is ideal for fellows and junior faculty who are writing career development and R01 grants. Participants will learn what happens behind … Continue reading

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Dr. William Stacey to present Neurology Grand Rounds “Understanding Seizures” (April 16)

The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Willliam C. Stacey, M.D., Ph.D. will present Neurology Grand Rounds: “Understanding Seizures: New Theories, Technologies, and Techniques” on Wednesday, April 16. The presentation will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Danto … Continue reading

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Microbiology and Immunology student seminar featuring Andrew Camilli (April 17)

The Student Invited Speaker for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is Andrew Camilli, Ph.D., of the Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology and Howard Hughes Institute at Tufts University-Boston. Dr. Camilli will be presenting his seminar titled: “Molecular Insight … Continue reading

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Vision Research Seminar featuring Carla Ramos (April 17)

This presentation will take place April 17 from noon – 1 p.m. at the 6th floor KEC conference room, Kellogg Eye Center. Carla Ramos, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, will present. http://www.kellogg.umich.edu/research/visionseminars.html

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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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Dr. Kodi S. Ravichandran presents Immunology Research Seminar (May 7)

Kodi S. Ravichandran, Ph.D., David C. Harrison Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, at the University of Virginia, will be presenting an Immunology Research Seminar at noon on Wednesday, May 7 in 5330 Medical Science I … Continue reading

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Growth insufficiency – primary cilia and stem cells (April 16)

The department of Cell and Developmental Biology’s seminar series is please to present Dr. Sally A. Camper, Ph.D., James V. Neel Professor and Chair, department of Human Genetics & Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School. She will … Continue reading

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Cancer Center Grand Rounds features Robert J. Soiffer, M.D. (April 14)

The Cancer Center Grand Rounds Seminar Series will feature Robert J. Soiffer, M.D. from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School, on Monday, April 14. His presentation is entitled “Regulatory T cells, Interleukin-2 and Chronic GVHD”. The seminar is from noon – … Continue reading

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Pharmacology Seminar Series featuring Dr. David P. Olson (April 16)

On Wednesday, April 16 the Pharmacology Seminar Series will feature David P. Olson, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School. “Assessment of Hypothalamic Neural Circuits Using Genetic Approaches” will take place at noon … Continue reading

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Microbiology and Immunology Brockman Lecture Seminar Speaker Stuart Nichol (May 15)

Kathy Spindler is hosting Stuart Nichol, Ph.D., branch chief, Viral Special Pathogenes Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, NCEZID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Atlanta. Dr. Nichol will be presenting as our Brockman Lecturer his seminar titled: “Ebola and … 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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CMB Thesis Defense with Randi Burns today

The CMB Thesis Defense will take place today April 9 at 2 p.m. Randi Burns (mentor: Margit Burmeister) will present “Identification of a novel ataxia gene” in West Lecture Hall, 3697 Medical Science II.

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Annual U-M School of Nursing research day explores “Learning on the Edge of Discovery”

Nursing science is the focus as faculty, students, and alumni engage with practice and community partners. Spring showers didn’t dampen a strong turnout of 150-plus attendees as University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) celebrated the 2014 Dean’s Research Day … Continue reading

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“Short-term intensive Insulin Therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus – Impact on Beta Cell Function” (April 11)

The lecture “Short-term intensive Insulin Therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus: Impact on Beta Cell Function” will be presented on Friday, April 11 from 3-4 p.m. in Brehm Tower/Kellogg Eye Center, 5th floor, Cure Room #5050, 1000 Wall Street. The … 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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Techno-Innovations in Migraine and Pain Medicine (April 22)

Techno-Innovations in Migraine and Pain Medicine will take place April 22 at 11 a.m. Click the link below to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2426513668341933570 Dr. Alexandre DaSilva assistant professor, Biologic and Materials Sciences, University of Michigan Dental School will present. He is currently … Continue reading

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Dr. Brian Callaghan to present Neurology Grand Rounds “Choosing from the Neuropathy Test Menu: The Lark versus Paesano” (April 9)

The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Brian C. Callaghan, M.D. will present Neurology Grand Rounds, “Choosing from the Neuropathy Test Menu: The Lark versus Paesano,” on Wednesday, April 9. The presentation will be held at 10:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Pharmacology Seminar Series featuring Dr. Sara R. Jones (To be rescheduled for fall)

Please note: This seminar has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for September or October. The Pharmacology Seminar Series will feature Sara R. Jones, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Wake Forest School of Medicine. “Opposite behavioral and … Continue reading

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Vision Research Seminar featuring Steven K. Lundy, Ph.D. (April 10)

On April 10, from noon – 1 p.m. on 6th floor KEC conference room, Kellogg Eye Center , the talk “Ocular Immune Privilege and B Lymphocytes” will be presented by Steven K. Lundy, Ph.D., Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, University of Michigan. … Continue reading

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“Incidental Findings in Clinical Exome and Genome Sequencing” featuring Robert Green, M.D., MPH (April 21)

Please join us on April 21 from 3 – 5 p.m. at the Biomedical Science Research Building Seminar Rooms ABC for a special panel session regarding the recent American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) guidelines for reporting incidental … Continue reading

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Center for organogenesis seminar (April 8)

“New Insights into CNS Control of Glucose Homeostasis: Implications for Diabetes Pathogenesis and Treatment” will be held by Michael Schwartz, M.D., professor of medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, director of Diabetes and Obesity Center, University of Washington. This … Continue reading

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Microbiology and Immunology presents Sarkis Mazmanian (April 10)

Eric Martens is hosting Sarkis Mazmanian, Ph.D., professor, Division of Biology from the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Mazmanian will be presenting his seminar titled: “Learning to tolerate our microbial friends” for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology The program … Continue reading

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Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses seminar to feature Mark E. Warchol, Ph.D. (April 17)

The Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses seminar for Thursday, April 17 will be presented by Mark E. Warchol, Ph.D., professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine. His presentation is titled, “The Enigmatic Function of Inner Ear Macrophages: Insights … Continue reading

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Mark E. Warchol presents “The Enigmatic Function of Inner Ear Macrophages: Insights From Studies of Fish, Birds, and Mammals” (April 17)

Mark E. Warchol, Ph.D., professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, will present a Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses seminar on Thursday, April 17 titled “The Enigmatic Function of Inner Ear Macrophages: Insights From Studies of … 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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Signaling Networks Regulating Neuronal Connectivity in the Mammalian Brain with Azad Bonni, M.D., Ph.D. (April 9)

The department of Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar Series is pleased to present, Azad Bonni, M.D., Ph.D., Edison professor of Neurobiology, chairman, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, entitled: “Signaling Networks Regulating Neuronal Connectivity in the … Continue reading

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Telemedicine – Bringing Healthcare to Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere (April 22)

The First Annual Rashid L. Bashshur Telemedicine Lecture will take place Tuesday, April 22 from 2- 3 p.m. at the Danto Auditorium in the Cardiovascular Center. The keynote speaker is Andrew R. Watson, M.D., MLitt, FACS, University of Pittsburgh Medical … 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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Schwartz Center Rounds – Working Harder than the Patient: I tried my best, Now it’s up to You (April 7)

The next Schwartz Center Rounds will take place Monday, April 7 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Ford Auditorium. The topic is “Working Harder than the Patient:I tried my best, Now it’s up to You.” Schwartz Center Rounds is … Continue reading

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Special Seminar featuring Jennifer A. Johnston, Ph.D. (April 4)

On Friday, April 4, Jennifer A. Johnston, Ph.D., founder and CSO, An2H Discovery, San Francisco, will present “Structural mechanisms and small molecule compounds regulating Parkin enzyme activation.” The program will take place at noon in 2813/2817 MS II.

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Microbiology and Immunology presents Dr. Jay Solnick of UC Davis (April 3)

Jay Solnick, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California Davis Health System, will present seminar “Tuning” the Host Inflammatory Response: Plasticity in the Helicobacter pylori Type IV Secretion System” for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Pathology Research Seminar featuring Dr. Danica Chen (April 3)

Danica Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor, Program in Metabolic Biology, Nutritional Science and Toxicology, University of California, Berkeley, will present “Metabolic regulation of stem cell maintenance, aging and disease” at the Pathology Research Seminar. She will present on Thursday, April 3 … Continue reading

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‘Obesity, Testosterone, Progesterone – the Origins of PCOS?’ – 8th Annual Floyd Lecture and Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (April 4)

“Obesity, Testosterone, Progesterone – the Origins of PCOS?” is the subject of the 8th Annual John C. Floyd Memorial Fellows Lecture in Endocrinology, which is also the Internal Medicine Medical Grand Rounds Lecture. The lecture takes place on Friday, April … Continue reading

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Elisabeth Pedersen (Lawlor Lab) presents Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Research Seminar (April 2)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Seminar Series is pleased to feature the Research in Progress seminar of Elisabeth Pedersen, Ph.D. candidate, from the lab of Dr. Beth Lawlor, who will present her research “Investigating the Role of LGR5 in … Continue reading

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Genetic Testing Forum moved to the Dow Auditorium (April 1)

The Genetic Testing Resource and Quality Consortium Planning Forum scheduled for April 1, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. has been moved to the Dow Auditorium. If you plan to attend and have not yet registered, please do so at www.gtrqc.org … Continue reading

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CBSSM Seminar “Being transparent about the chance of benefit and the chance of harm in preventive care” (April 3)

This program is presented by Tanner Caverly, M.D., MPH, Health Services research fellow, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center and clinical lecturer, U-M Medical School. It will take place at NCRC Building 16, Conference Room 266C. This presentation will dive into … Continue reading

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Center for organogenesis seminar series (April 1)

The Center for Organogenesis Seminar Series will take place Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 4 p.m. in BSRB seminar rooms, 109 Zina Pitcher Place. The program is titled “HOX Genes and Hindbrain Development: A Story in Segments” and will be … Continue reading

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Visiting Guest Speaker Mark Hallett, M.D., to give Neurology Grand Rounds (April 2)

The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that guest speaker Mark Hallett, M.D. will present Neurology Grand Rounds on Wednesday, April 2. His presentation “Pathophysiology of Psychogenic Movement Disorders” will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Danto Auditorium, CVC. … Continue reading

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Seminar – Medicaid and Health Reform in the Aftermath of the Supreme Court (April 7)

Dr. Sommers, a practicing primary care internist, is both a physician and a health economist whose main research interests are health policy for vulnerable populations, the uninsured, and the health care safety net. He has received numerous awards for his … Continue reading

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Karen Friderici, Ph.D., presents Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar (April 10)

Karen Friderici, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus, in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University. She will present a Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses seminar on Thursday, April 10, titled “Actin and Hearing: Exploring the Connection”. The … Continue reading

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Learn more about Community-University Research (CURES) Partnership Award at April 4 webinar

Looking for pilot funding for your community-engaged research? MICHR’s Pilot Grant Program offers the Community University Research (CURES) Partnership Award to promote collaborative research that addresses community health priorities. Academic researchers and community partners who want to learn more about … Continue reading

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Joint lecture on International Health Policy with Johan Mackenbach and John Frank (April 9)

The School of Public Health will host a joint lecture on international health policy on April 9 from noon to 2 p.m. at 1655 School of Public Health, located at 1415 Washington Heights. Lectures include: “Successes and failures of health … Continue reading

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Epidemiology, epigenetics and the ‘Gloomy Prospect’ – Embracing randomness in population health research and practice (April 9)

George Davey Smith, M.A., M.D., M.Sc, will present seminar “Epidemiology, epigenetics and the ‘Gloomy Prospect’ – Embracing randomness in population health research and practice” on April 9. Davey Smith, a professor of Epidemiology at the University of Bristol in England, … Continue reading

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Installation of James Douglas Engel Collegiate Professorship, Medical School (April 17)

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., senior associate dean for research, U-M Medical School, cordially invites you to attend the installation of the James Douglas Engel Collegiate Professorship, Medical School, and the installation of Deborah L. Gumucio, Ph.D., as the first James … Continue reading

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Wnt Signaling in Bone Development Disease with Van Andel’s Bart Williams today

Professor Bart Williams, Ph.D., director of the Center for Skeletal Disease and Tumor Metastasis and program leader of Skeletal Pathobiology at the Van Andel Research Institute will present at the Cell and Developmental Biology seminar on Wednesday, March 26. His … Continue reading

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“Navigating the Innovation Ecosystem – Find Your Medical Innovation GPS” to be held today

Do you have an idea for a biomedical innovation but have no idea how to take it forward? Curious about possible resources? Let our panel members be your “innovation GPS” to the commercialization ecosystem at the U-M and beyond. “Navigating … Continue reading

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Pathology Seminar featuring Ph.D. candidate Elisabeth Pedersen (March 27)

The Pathology Research seminar on Thursday, March 27 will feature Elisabeth Pedersen, Ph.D. candidate, in the lab of U-M Co-Childhood Cancer Program director Beth Lawlor, M.D., Ph.D. Pedersen will present “Investigating the role of LGR5 in Ewing sarcoma pathogenesis” in … Continue reading

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Diabetes Grand Rounds ‘To Eat or Not to Eat’ (March 28)

The U-M Comprehensive Diabetes Center’s next Diabetes Grand Rounds lecture “To Eat or Not to Eat: Studies of a Complex Motivational Behavior” will be held on Friday, March 28, from 2-3 p.m. at the Oliphant-Marshall Auditorium in the Kellogg Eye … Continue reading

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Pharmacology Seminar Series featuring Omar Mabrouk, Ph.D. (March 26)

On Wednesday, March 26 the Pharmacology Seminar Series will feature Dr. Omar Mabrouk, research investigator, Department of Pharmacology, University of Michigan, He will present “New Approaches to Investigating and Treating Levodopa-induced Dyskinesias” at noon in 2813/2817 MS II.

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Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses Seminar (April 3)

The Kresge Hearing Research Institute welcomes Brian McDermott, Ph.D., assistant professor of the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Case Western Reserve University as speaker of the Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses Seminar on April 3. His talk … Continue reading

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Wnt Signaling in Bone Development Disease with Van Andel’s Bart Williams (March 26)

Professor Bart Williams, Ph.D., director of the Center for Skeletal Disease and Tumor Metastasis and program leader of Skeletal Pathobiology at the Van Andel Research Institute will present at the Cell and Developmental Biology seminar on Wednesday, March 26. His … Continue reading

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Visiting Professor Justin C. McArthur to give Neurology Grand Rounds (March 26)

The Visiting Professor Lecture Series and the Department of Neurology are pleased to announce that guest speaker Justin C. McArthur, MBBS, MPH, FAAN, will present Neurology Grand Rounds on Wednesday, March 26. His presentation “Emerging Concepts in HIV: What Neurologists … Continue reading

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“Patterning and Morphogenesis of the Vertebrate Embryo” with Harvard’s Clifford Tabin (March 25)

Center for Organogenesis seminar “Patterning and Morphogenesis of the Vertebrate Embryo” will be held on Tuesday, March 25 at 4 p.m. at BSRB Seminar Rooms ABC, 109 Zina Pitcher Place. Featuring: Clifford Tabin, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department … Continue reading

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Biological Chemistry Seminar Speaker Dr. Lewis E. Kay (March 25)

Dr. Lewis E. Kay, professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto will present his seminar entitled “Seeing the Invisible by Solution NMR” at noon in the North Lecture Hall, Medical Science Bldg II. Host: Dr. Erik Zuiderweg.

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“Talking to Patients about HPV in Head and Neck Cancer” with Dr. Andrew Shuman (March 27)

CBSSM seminar “Talking to Patients about HPV in Head and Neck Cancer” will be held on Thursday, March 27, from 3-4 p.m. in NCRC Building 16, room B003E (basement). Featuring: Andrew Shuman, M.D., assistant professor, Department of Otolaryngology. Abstract: Human … Continue reading

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Wnt Signaling in Bone Development Disease with Van Andel’s Bart Williams (March 26)

Professor Bart Williams, Ph.D., director of the Center for Skeletal Disease and Tumor Metastasis and program leader of Skeletal Pathobiology at the Van Andel Research Institute will present at the Cell and Developmental Biology seminar on Wednesday, March 26. His … Continue reading

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Department of PM&R Scientific Day and Lecture featuring Dr. Daniel Dumitru (May 9)

Daniel Dumitru, M.D., Ph.D., is the keynote speaker at the upcoming James Rae Scientific Day and Lecture on May 9. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kensington Court Hotel. Dumitru currently serves as … Continue reading

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Cancer Grand Rounds with Hongbo Chi of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (March 24)

Hongbo Chi, Ph.D., associate member of Immunology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Tennessee will present at Cancer Grand Rounds on Monday, March 24. His talk “Interplay between mTOR signaling and cell metabolism in lymphocyte biology” will be held … Continue reading

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Early Career Scientists Symposium – register now (March 29)

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan presents an exciting international symposium about how human activities have affected processes of ecology or evolution in ecosystems around the world. EEB’s Early Career Scientists Symposium “Humans as … Continue reading

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