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“Modulating kidney development: from cells to signals and transcriptional regulation”-Lori O’Brien, Ph.D.

January 9, 2020

The NIH T32 Training Program in Organogenesis is pleased to present a Special Series: "Emerging Topics in Tissue Regeneration and Engineering" featuring seminar guest Lori O'Brien, Ph.D. Dr. O'Brien is an Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology UNC Kidney Center at the University of North Carolina. The talk is entitled, “Modulating kidney development: from cells to signals and transcriptional regulation”

“Overcoming biological barriers to nucleic acid delivery”-Michael J. Mitchell, Ph.D.

January 9, 2020

The NIH T32 Training Program in Organogenesis is pleased to present a Special Series: “Overcoming biological barriers to nucleic acid delivery”-Michael J. Mitchell, Ph.D. Dr. Mitchell is a Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation, Department of Bioengineering, from the University of Pennsylvania. The talk is entitled, “Overcoming biological barriers to nucleic acid delivery”.

Taubman Tech Talk: DNA Methylation

January 9, 2020

"DNA methylation technologies:  Existing challenges and new opportunities" Epigenetic modifications are important drivers of development, health, and disease. DNA methylation is one type of epigenetic mark that can be measured in blood or other human samples. DNA methylation marks are associated with genetics and environmental exposures, which represents a useful tool for public health and medicine. This Taubman Technology Talk will give an overview of current technologies for DNA methylation measurements, describe methodological challenges associated with these methods, and provide evidence-based opportunities for future DNA methylation studies. Presenter Kelly M. Bakulski, Ph.D, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology…

“Evolution of vertebrate gill covers through shifts in an ancient gnathostome Pou3f3 enhancer”-Dr. Lindsey Barske

January 9, 2020

The NIH T32 Training Program in Organogenesis is pleased to present a Special Series: "Emerging Topics in Tissue Regeneration and Engineering" featuring seminar guest Lindsey Barske, Ph.D. Dr. Barske is an Assistant Professor, Divisions of Human Genetics & Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Her talk is entitled, “Evolution of vertebrate gill covers through shifts in an ancient gnathostome Pou3f3 enhancer”.

DR. JANE DENG PRESENTS IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR

January 9, 2020

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes Jane Deng, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Section Chief Pulmonary VA ANN ARBOR, who will present, “Living peacefully among neighbors: The microbiome, influenza, and secondary bacterial infections” on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in 5330 Medical Science I Bldg.

2020 Social Worker of the Year Awards-Nomination

January 9, 2020

2020 Social Worker of the Year Awards Nomination Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM Each year we recognize excellence in social work practice for social workers at the master’s level (MSW) and bachelor’s level (BSW) and we are looking to you to nominate social workers for this year’s awards. The 17th Annual Beverly Jean Howard Award for Excellence in Social Work This award recognizes excellence in social work practice at the MSW level and is given in the name of a beloved colleague who died in September of 2002. Beverly taught us that leadership, friendship, and mentor-ship go…

CDB Faculty Candidate Seminar – Stephanie J. Ellis, Ph.D.

January 8, 2020

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology is pleased to present faculty candidate Stephanie J. Ellis, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, Rockefeller University.   Her talk is entitled "Fighting to Build a Wall: How Cell Competition Shapes Morphogenesis in Mammalian Skin.” Link to seminar info

Frankel Innovation Initiative Kickoff

January 8, 2020

The Frankel Innovation Initiative is a new $20 million fund supporting the research and development of life-saving therapies at Michigan Medicine. The fund targets projects led by U-M faculty that have the potential for rapid clinical application and groundbreaking impact. Fast Forward Medical Innovation (FFMI), a unit of the Medical School Office of Research, is administering the fund. Please join FFMI for this initiative kickoff event. CLICK HERE for more information and to RSVP.

Human Genetics Seminar Series – Monica Dus, Ph.D., UM Assistant Professor

January 8, 2020

Polycomb group proteins reprogram sensory neurons to define taste preferences and obesity risk Monica Dus, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, College of Literature Sciences and the Arts