Research Training

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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Human ESC/iPSC culture training (April 22-25)

The Pluripotent Stem Cell Core announces hands-on training in the culture of human embryonic stem cells (hESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). Afternoon training sessions will take place April 22-25 in BSRB for up to four rainees. Register by … Continue reading

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Systems and Information Technology for Research

Register now for “Systems and Information Technology for Research” ONLINE course in U-M’s certificate program in Clinical Research Management, administered by the School of Nursing (UMSN). http://nursing.umich.edu/academic-programs/certificate-options/clinical-research-management-certificate This completely online course starts in early April and does not include any … 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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Respecting the Clinician’s Conscience, Protecting the Patient’s Interests – How can we resolve conflicts?

This month’s grand rounds features James F. Childress, John Allen Hollingsworth, professor of Ethics, professor of Medical Education, Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life, University of Virginia. Boxed lunches will be provided courtesy of the Center For Bioethics and … Continue reading

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Dr. Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg presents Immunology Research Seminar (April 2)

Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, Ph.D., Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Professor of Biochemistry and professor of biology, at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), will be presenting an Immunology Research seminar at noon on Wednesday, April 2 in 3330 Medical Science I … Continue reading

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Melissa Eslinger presents Cancer Biology Journal Club (Feb. 26)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Melissa Eslinger, Ph.D. candidate from Dr. Colin Duckett’s Lab. Melissa will present the following paper "TRAIL-coated leukocytes that kill cancer cells in the circulation" (Proc … Continue reading

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Zachary Benet (Irina Grigorova Lab) presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (Feb.19)

Zachary Benet, Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Irina Grigorova, Ph.D., will present his research in progress, “Examining the regulatory role of CCL3/4 during Germinal Center responses" at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Julian Bahr (Feb. 12)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Julian Bahr, Ph.D. candidate from the Dr. Stephen Weiss Lab. Julian will present the following paper "Human Breast Cancer Cells Are Redirected to Mammary Epithelial … Continue reading

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Mariam Gonzalez-Hernandez – Graduate Program in Immunology Thesis Defense (Feb. 14)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present the thesis defense of Mariam Gonzalez-Hernandez (Mentor: Christiane Wobus, Ph.D.) who will present “Efficient Murine Norovirus Transport Across the Intestinal Epithelium Requires Microfold (M) Cells.” The presentation will take place at … Continue reading

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MICHR Offers Research Basics for Study Coordinators

The Research Basics for Study Coordinators series is designed for any research team member who has less than two years of research experience or is new to U-M. Please note that all information discussed is tailored to the University of … Continue reading

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Shanna Ashley (Beth Moore Lab) presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (Feb. 5)

Shanna Ashley, Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Bethany Moore, Ph.D., will present her research, “Periostin Regulation of Lung Fibrosis” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at noon … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Research in Progress Seminar with Katherine Ryland (Feb. 5)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology will present the Research in Progress seminar of Katherine Ryland, Ph.D. candidate from the labs of Drs. Elizabeth Lawlor and Jeffrey Martens, who will present "Epigenetic Regulation of Potassium Channel Kv1.5 in Ewing Sarcoma" … Continue reading

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Update on Advanced Cardiac Imaging – What Referring Providers Need to Know (March 8)

“Update on Advanced Cardiac Imaging – What Referring Providers Need to Know” is a course particularly relevant to internists, family physicians, cardiologists, and other health care providers who manage patients with common cardiac conditions. It will be held on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Mark J. Miller, of the Washington University School of Medicine, to present Immunology Research Seminar (Feb.26)

The Graduate Program in Immunology seminar speaker, Mark J. Miller, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the Washington University School of Medicine, will present “Antigen capture at the mucosal barrier”. The presentation will take place at … Continue reading

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Andrew Vonberg presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (Jan. 29)

Andrew Vonberg, Ph.D., candidate from the lab of Massimo Pietropaolo, M.D., will present his research, “Blocking Pathogenic Cells in Type 1 Diabetes: Using B Cells to Regulate Disease" at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will … Continue reading

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Dr. Xing Fan presents Cancer Biology Research Seminar on Jan. 29

The Cancer Biology Graduate Program is pleased to feature a seminar by Xing Fan, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Neurosurgery and Cell & Developmental Biology. Dr. Fan will present “Cancer Stem Cell Niche and Cell of Origin of Brain Tumors” … Continue reading

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Russell E. Vance, Ph.D., presents Immunology Seminar (Feb.12)

The Experimental Immunology Training Grant and Graduate Program in Immunology seminar speaker, Russell E. Vance, Ph.D., associate professor of immunology, HHMI Investigator, at the University of California, Berkeley, will present “Cytosolic surveillance as a strategy for innate detection of bacterial … Continue reading

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Virtual info session – Online certificate in Public Health (Jan. 30)

Join the staff of the Certificate in the Foundations of Public Health program for a one-hour virtual information session to learn about the unique features of online learning at the U-M School of Public Health, the benefits of the certificate … Continue reading

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Joshua Stoolman presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (Jan. 22)

Joshua Stoolman, Ph.D., candidate from the lab of Benjamin Segal, M.D., will present his research, “Roles of IFN? signaling in clinical phenotype of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (EAE)" at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Research in Progress Seminar with Linbo Zhao (Jan. 22)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology will present the Research in Progress seminar of Linbo Zhao, Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Dr. Michael Imperiale, who will present "Whole genome RNA interference screen for host genes associated with BKPyV infection" … Continue reading

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Virtual info session – Online certificate in Public Health (Jan. 30)

Join the staff of the Certificate in the Foundations of Public Health program for a one-hour virtual information session to learn about the unique features of online learning at the U-M School of Public Health, the benefits of the certificate … Continue reading

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Dr. Max Wicha presents Cancer Biology Research Seminar on Jan. 8

The Cancer Biology Graduate Program is pleased to feature a seminar by Max S. Wicha, M.D., professor, Department of Internal Medicine; director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center; distinguished professor of oncology. Dr. Wicha will present “Clinical implications of the … Continue reading

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Michelle Reed presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (Jan. 8)

Michelle Reed, Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Nick Lukacs, Ph.D., will present her research, “Role of autophagy proteins in innate and adaptive immune responses to respiratory syncytial virus" at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation … Continue reading

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CBSSM post-doc fellowship applications due Jan.13

CBSSM is soliciting applications from qualified individuals for 1-2 post-doctoral research fellow positions for the 2014-2015 academic year.Bioethics Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Active projects in bioethics at CBSSM currently include informed consent and therapeutic misconception, surrogate decision-making, decision-making capacity for treatment … Continue reading

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Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D. presents Immunology Research Seminar (Jan.15)

The The Experimental Immunology Training Grant and Graduate Program in Immunology seminar speaker, Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Levin Professor of Medicine Rheumatology), Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, will present “Immunology 101: What cowpox … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Nathan Mathewson (Dec. 18)

Nathan Mathewson, Ph.D., candidate graduate student from the lab of Pavan Reddy, M.D., will present his research, “Neddylation plays an important role in the regulation of immunity" at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Kayla Nelson (Dec. 18)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology will present the Journal Club seminar of Kayla Nelson, Ph.D. candidate, from the lab of JoAnn Sekiguchi, Ph.D.Nelson will present “ATR Prohibits Replication Catastrophe by Preventing Global Exhaustion of RPA” (Cell 155, 1088–1103, November … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Journal Club with Julia Wu today

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Julia Wu, MSTP/Ph.D. pre-candidate from the Dr. Pavan Reddy Lab. Julia will present the following paper "Transcriptional reprogramming of mature CD4+ helper T cells generates distinct … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Evelyn Jiagge today

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology will present the Journal Club seminar of Evelyn Jiagge, M.D., Ph.D. candidate, from the lab of Drs. Sofia Merajver and Max Wicha. Evelyn will present the following paper “Loss of FBP1 by Snail-Mediated Repression … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Beth Lubeck today

Beth Lubeck, Ph.D., candidate graduate student from the lab of Phil King, Ph.D., will present her research, “Regulation of cardiovascular system and T cell development by RasGAPs" at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take … Continue reading

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Immunology Research Seminar with Dr. Danielle Kroetz (Nov. 13)

The Graduate Program in Immunology will present Danielle Kroetz, Ph.D., pathology research fellow in the lab of Steven Kunkel, Ph.D. Dr. Kroetz will present "The role of the histone methyltransferase Setdb2 in immunity to influenza infection" from 12 – 1 … Continue reading

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Cancer Biology Research Seminar to feature Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Bruce Berkowitz (Nov. 20)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Research seminar speaker this month will be Bruce Berkowitz, Ph.D., professor, Department of Anatomy /Cell Biology /Ophthalmology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and director of Small Animal MRI Facility.He will present … Continue reading

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Cancer Biology Research Seminar with Dr. Ray Esper (Nov. 6)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology will present Ray Esper, M.D., Ph.D., hematology/oncology fellow in the lab of Dean Brenner, M.D. Esper will present "Adipokines act via mTOR to regulate human mammary stem cell self-renewal" from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Andrew Kocab (Oct. 30)

Andrew Kocab, pre-candidate graduate student from the lab of Colin Duckett, Ph.D., will present his research, “Characterization of CD30-induced NF-?B” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at noon … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Suny Kim (Oct. 30)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology will present the Journal Club seminar of Suny Kim, Ph.D. candidate, from the lab of Jacques Nor, M.S., Ph.D. Suny will present “The perivascular niche regulates breast tumour dormancy” on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Andrew Kocab (Oct. 30)

Andrew Kocab, pre-candidate graduate student from the lab of Colin Duckett, Ph.D., will present his research, “Characterization of CD30-induced NF-?B” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at noon … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Suny Kim (Oct. 30)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology will present the Journal Club seminar of Suny Kim, Ph.D. candidate, from the lab of Jacques Nor, M.S., Ph.D. Suny will present “The perivascular niche regulates breast tumour dormancy” on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Andrew Kocab (Oct. 30)

Andrew Kocab, pre-candidate graduate student from the lab of Colin Duckett, Ph.D., will present his research, “Characterization of CD30-induced NF-?B” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at noon … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Suny Kim (Oct. 30)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology will present the Journal Club seminar of Suny Kim, Ph.D. candidate, from the lab of Jacques Nor, M.S., Ph.D. Suny will present “The perivascular niche regulates breast tumour dormancy” on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at … Continue reading

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James. J. Mule, Ph.D., Immunology Research Seminar Speaker (Nov. 20)

The Graduate Program in Immunology seminar speaker, James J. Mulé, Ph.D., associate center director, Translational Research; Michael McGillicuddy Endowed Chair, Melanoma Research and Treatment at the Moffitt Cancer Center, will present “Creating a Designer Lymph Node to Boost Tumor Immunity.” … Continue reading

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Heather Walline, M.S. – Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Thesis Defense (Oct. 30)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the thesis defense of Heather Walline, M.S. (Mentor: Thomas E. Carey, Ph.D.) who will present “High-Risk Human Papillomavirus in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” The presentation will take place … Continue reading

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Heather Walline, M.S. – Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Thesis Defense (Oct. 30)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the thesis defense of Heather Walline, M.S. (Mentor: Thomas E. Carey, Ph.D.) who will present “High-Risk Human Papillomavirus in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” The presentation will take place … Continue reading

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Heather Walline, M.S. – Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Thesis Defense (Oct. 30)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the thesis defense of Heather Walline, M.S. (Mentor: Thomas E. Carey, Ph.D.) who will present “High-Risk Human Papillomavirus in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” The presentation will take place … Continue reading

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Heather Walline, M.S. – Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Thesis Defense (Oct. 30)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the thesis defense of Heather Walline, M.S. (Mentor: Thomas E. Carey, Ph.D.) who will present “High-Risk Human Papillomavirus in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” The presentation will take place … Continue reading

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Cancer Biology Research Seminar with Phillip Palmbos, M.D., Ph.D. (Oct. 23)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present Phillip Palmbos, M.D., Ph.D., medical oncology fellow in the American Board of Internal Medicine Physician Scientist Training Program, in Dr. Diane Simeone’s Lab. He will present "The Role of ATDC … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Journal Club with Rebekah Martin (Oct. 23)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Rebekah Martin, MCP, Ph.D. pre-candidate from the Dr. Michael Bachman Lab. Bekah will present "Rapid induction of inflammatory lipid mediators by the inflammasome in vivo". (NATURE … Continue reading

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CBSSM seeking applications for post-doctoral research fellow positions

CBSSM is soliciting applications from qualified individuals for 1-2 post-doctoral research fellow positions for the 2014-2015 academic year. Bioethics Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Active projects in bioethics at CBSSM currently include informed consent and therapeutic misconception, surrogate decision-making, decision-making capacity for … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Journal Club with David Giles (Oct. 16)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of David Giles, M.D./Ph.D. pre-candidate from the Dr. Ben Segal Lab. David will present “Analysis of a wild mouse promoter variant reveals a novel role for FcyRIIb … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Allison Fullenkamp (Oct. 16)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Allison Fullenkamp, Ph.D. candidate, from the Dr. Didi Robins Lab. Allison will present “Inhibition of androgen receptor and ß-catenin activity in prostate cancer”. (15710–15715, PNAS, … Continue reading

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UMMS Research News Online – Oct. 2013

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The October issue of UMMS Research News is now online. This monthly publication from the Medical School Office of Research highlights: Exciting news from the U-M Medical School research enterprise New funding and educational opportunities Key upcoming dates for special … Continue reading

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Register by October 11 for Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals Workshop

Everyone interested in developing their NIH grant writing skills is invited to attend: “Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals” A Workshop by David Morrison, Ph.D. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center Co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Jillian Boden (Oct. 9)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Jillian Boden, Ph.D. candidate, from the Dr. Vivian Cheung Lab.Jill will present “Histone demethylase JMJD2C is a coactivator for hypoxia-inducible factor 1 that is required … Continue reading

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Learn how to write winning NIH grant proposals at widely acclaimed workshop (Oct. 30)

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Everyone interested in developing their NIH grant writing skills is invited to attend: “Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals” A Workshop by David Morrison, Ph.D. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center Co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate Program for Faculty

The AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Journal Club with Mary Morgan (Oct. 2)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Mary Morgan, MCP Ph.D. pre-candidate, from the Dr. David Ferguson Lab. Mary will present “Rif1 Prevents Resection of DNA Breaks and Promotes Immunoglobulin Class Switching”. (Science … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with April Adams (Oct. 2)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of April Adams, Ph.D. candidate, from the Dr. Jacques Nor Lab. April will present “Aberrantly activated AREG–EGFR signaling is required for the growth and survival of … Continue reading

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Gary Hammer presents Cancer Biology Research Seminar (Sept. 24)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present Gary D. Hammer, M.D., Ph.D., Millie Schembechler Professor of Adrenal Cancer; director, Endocrine Oncology Program; director, Center for Organogenesis. He will present “Translating Adrenal Stem Cells: Order out of Chaos … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Racquel Domingo-Gonzalez (Sept. 25)

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Racquel Domingo-Gonzalez, precandidate graduate student from the lab of Dr. Beth Moore, will present her research, “Cyclooxygenase pathway compromises neutrophil extracellular trap formation post-bone marrow transplant” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The presentation will take place … Continue reading

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UMMS Research News Online – September 2013

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The September issue of UMMS Research News is now online. This monthly publication from the Medical School Office of Research highlights: Exciting news from the U-M Medical School research enterprise New funding and educational opportunities Key upcoming dates for special … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Cancer Biology Journal Club with Melanie Krook (Sept. 18)

The Graduate Program in Cancer Biology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Melanie Krook, Ph.D. candidate, from the Dr. Beth Lawlor Lab.Melanie will present “Poised Chromatin at the ZEB1 Promoter Enables Breast Cancer Cell Plasticity and Enhances … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Journal Club with Patrick Duncker (Sept. 18)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present the Journal Club seminar of Patrick Duncker, Ph.D. pre-candidate, from the Dr. Benjamin Segal Lab. Duncker will present “Innate lymphoid cells sustain colon cancer through production of interleukin-22 in a mouse … Continue reading

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Immunology Research Seminar with Jeffrey C. Rathmell, Ph.D. (Oct. 9)

The Graduate Program in Immunology seminar speaker, Jeffrey C. Rathmell, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology and Department of Immunology at the Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center at Duke University, will present "Lymphocyte metabolism in … Continue reading

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Immunology Research Seminar with Jeffrey C. Rathmell, Ph.D. (Oct. 9)

The Graduate Program in Immunology seminar speaker, Jeffrey C. Rathmell, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology and Department of Immunology at the Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center at Duke University, will present "Lymphocyte metabolism in … Continue reading

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Learn how to write winning NIH grant proposals at widely acclaimed workshop (Oct. 30)

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Everyone interested in developing their NIH grant writing skills is invited to attend: “Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals” A Workshop by David Morrison, Ph.D. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center Co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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MICHR workshop helps junior faculty and fellows prepare k grant

The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) is pleased to offer their popular K Writing Workshop for junior faculty and fellows who are preparing competitive career development grant applications (NIH K and VA CDA) for submission in 2014. … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Denise E. de Almeida Nagata, Ph.D. (Sept. 11)

Denise E. de Almeida Nagata, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow from the Pathology lab of Dr. Nick Lukacs, will present her research, “Epigenetic control of iTreg cells by TGFB1-inducible SMYD3 H3K4 methyltransferase influences iTreg development and function” at the Graduate Program in … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Denise E. de Almeida Nagata, Ph.D. (Sept. 11)

Denise E. de Almeida Nagata, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow from the Pathology lab of Dr. Nick Lukacs, will present her research, “Epigenetic control of iTreg cells by TGFB1-inducible SMYD3 H3K4 methyltransferase influences iTreg development and function” at the Graduate Program in … Continue reading

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Experience the new Medical School website on any device; provide feedback

The University of Michigan Medical School on Aug. 21 launched a new website at http://medicine.umich.edu/medschool. What’s New?• Refreshed content that tells the story of the Medical School’s educational, clinical and research communities.• Modern polish that showcases our work to prospective … Continue reading

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Speaker Series – Conversations with the World’s Best Scientists (Sept.4)

Carl June, M.D., director of Translational Research at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, is one of the world’s prominent scientists in the advancement of gene therapy aimed at treating HIV and cancer, specifically chronic lymphocytic leukemia … Continue reading

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AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate Program for Faculty

The AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators … Continue reading

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Learn how to write winning NIH grant proposals at widely acclaimed workshop (Oct. 30)

NIHgrantwriting

Everyone interested in developing their NIH grant writing skills is invited to attend: “Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals” A Workshop by David Morrison, Ph.D. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center Co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Need help developing your research skills? Try the AAMC MERC Program for faculty

The AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Thesis Defense with Matthew Klinker (July 24)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present the thesis defense of Matthew Klinker, (Mentors: Steven Lundy, Ph.D. and David Fox, M.D.) who will present “Killer B Cells: Regulation of the Growth and Function of Fas Ligand-Expressing B Lymphocytes.” … Continue reading

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Securing and Implementing NIH R01s with International Partners – Views from Two PIs (June 11)

This presentation will feature two U-M Medical School PIs who are leading R01 projects that are funded by NIH institutes other than Fogarty, and include substantial work with partners in other countries. U-M Global REACH and the Medical School Office … Continue reading

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Venkat Keshamouni presents Immunology Research Seminar (May 29)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present Venkat Keshamouni, Ph.D., assistant professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care. He will present “TGFB-mediated Tumor Tolerance Mechanisms in Lung Cancer” from 12-1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 … Continue reading

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Dr. Carey Lumeng presents Immunology Research Seminar (May 22)

The Graduate Program in Immunology is pleased to present Carey Lumeng, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases. He will present “Adipose tissue immunology in obesity” from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22 in the Abel … Continue reading

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Research Career Development Core Research Retreat (May 30-31)

The Research Career Development Core Research Retreat "Human Research across the Translational Spectrum: From the Lab to the Real World" will be held May 30-31.Presentations start at 9 a.m. at the U-M Geriatrics Center, 300 N. Ingalls, 9th floor, Room … Continue reading

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Preserve Your Ability to Publish Clinical Trial Discoveries (May 10)

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) has a very broad policy requiring registration of all interventional trials (even dietary and process of care) prior to enrollment of participants. NEJM and other major journals have been turning articles away … Continue reading

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Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar with Mariam Gonzalez-Hernandez (May 15)

Mariam Gonzalez-Hernandez, Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Christiane Wobus, Ph.D., will present her research, “Microfold (M) cells are essential for efficient murine norovirus and reovirus replication in the mouse intestine” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar. The … Continue reading

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