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NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies Mini Symposium Series: Climate Change, the Environment and Health

September 17, 2020

It is impossible to ignore the evidence of the past decade - wildfires have made air on the west coast incredibly hazardous and children have been poisoned by drinking water at crucial ages of development. The environment we have created for ourselves is a serious threat to our health. Eva Feldman, MD, PhD, Director of the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies, will moderate the 30-minute mini symposium that discusses both global and local impacts that the environment has on our health. Along with Dr. Feldman, presentations will be made by Jonathan Overpeck, PhD, Dean of the School for Environment and Sustainability,…

“An Engineered Immunological Niche for Early Detection of Metastatic Cancer (and other diseases with immune dysregulation)”

September 16, 2020

The Center for Cell Plasticity and Organ Design is pleased to present our first talk of Fall 2020. Dr. Jacqueline Jeruss is Professor of Surgery, Professor of Pathology, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan. Dr. Lonnie Shea is Professor & Chair of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan. The talk is entitled, “An Engineered Immunological Niche for Early Detection of Metastatic Cancer (and other diseases with immune dysregulation)” Moderator: Filip Bednar, MD, PhD, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery Zoom Information: Zoom Link: Passcode: 163126

Faculty Panel on Global Health Care Delivery

September 16, 2020

This panel discussion on Sept. 28 at 4:30 is the opening session for an interprofessional course in Fall B (BA 620). The Sept. 28 discussion is open to the general public! It features the teaching faculty (Joe Kolars, Vicki Ellingrod, Abram L. Wagner & Jody Lori) with moderation by Paul Clyde (Ross School of Business).  The panel discussion will begin dialogue that addresses the focus of the class: What are some of the clinical aspects of healthcare provision in low- and middle income countries (LMICs) and how does a cross-disciplinary approach to healthcare delivery differ based upon the country, culture and…

OHEI Community Conversation: Speaking Up & Solidarity

September 15, 2020

OHEI is now offering a re-formatted Community Conversations approach that is virtual. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources. It is important now, more than ever, for us to come together as a community. *Please note that we welcome and encourage participants to bring forth topics at these sessions. The format for each session allows for spontaneous conversation. We are developing topics and content in a fluid manner based on the voiced needs of our community and may make changes accordingly.

U-M Work-Life Conference Connecting the Dots

September 15, 2020

Register for Connecting the Dots Virtual Work-Life Conference Registration for Connecting the Dots, U-M’s popular Work-Life Conference is now open! Sign up now for free virtual presentations chock full of useful information for the way our lives are today. “We’ve all had a crash course on managing the merger of work and home life,” says Barb Mulay, Manager, U-M Work-Life Resource Center. “This is a chance to learn some new information that can really help with the challenges we are facing today.” Connecting the Dots sessions are 90 minutes each and begin at 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on October…

Friends Sponsored Virtal Sale

September 14, 2020

The Friends Gift Shop will be sponsoring a VIRTUAL SALES EVENT, ONLINE ONLY the week of September 28th through October 2nd. Check out the website at UMICHSALE.COM for fragrances, clothing, handbags, small electronics, and more. All shipped directly to your home. Payroll Deduction IS available as well as credit card. Profits from the sale go towards programs and grants in need throughout the health system and community.

Ashley Munie (Segal Lab) presents Immunology Research Seminar

September 11, 2020

The next Immunology Research Seminar will be Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 12 noon via Zoom. The presenter will be Graduate Program in Immunology doctoral candidate Ashley Munie from Ben Segal’s lab who will present "Elucidating the Role of TET2 in Myeloid Cells during Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Pathogenesis." Please contact Zarinah Aquil ( for further information.

Modern approaches to revisit unsolved mysteries of the spermatogenesis program – Sue Hammoud, Ph.D.

September 10, 2020

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology is pleased to welcome Sue Hamoud, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Genetics and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology as part of the 2021 Seminar Series! Hosted By: Doug Engel, Ph.D.

Flu Clinic @ BSRB

September 9, 2020

Registration required. Click here to see available time slots.