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Community Conversation: “Community Check In and Listening Session” Facilitators: Michael Herrington and Clarissa Love

June 1, 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. Topic: Community Conversation:…

COVID-19 Drug Repurposing Town Hall

May 29, 2020

The U-M Center for Drug Repurposing has made rapid progress screening more than 1,000 FDA-approved drugs that might be effective in the battle against COVID-19. The team will share their preliminary findings at a Town Hall on Wednesday, June 3 at 1 p.m., to help investigators advance their own COVID-19 research. Speakers include Jonathan Sexton, PhD; George Mashour, MD, PhD; and Kevin Weatherwax. The event is sponsored by The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR), and will be limited to those affiliated with the University of Michigan and Michigan Medicine. Learn more and register for this Zoom Webinar…

“The role of Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule in development and diseases” – Hao Liu, PhD Candidate

May 28, 2020

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology is pleased to welcome Hao Liu, Ph.D Candidate, to present his dissertation defense live via Zoom – https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4670171315 Dissertation Committee: Dissertation Committee Associate Professor Bing Ye, Mentor Assistant Professor Kenneth Kwan, Chair Professor Yukiko Yamashita Assistant Professor Dawen Cai Associate Professor Ken Inoki

“Tissue-Specific Roles for Hedgehog Co-Receptors During Vertebrate Embryogenesis” – Martha Echevarria, PhD Candidate

May 28, 2020

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology  is pleased to welcome Martha Echevarria, Ph.D Candidate, to present her dissertation defense live via Zoom - https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4670171315 Dissertation Committee: Associate Professor, Benjamin Allen, Mentor Professor, Deneen M. Wellik, Co-Chair Assistant Professor Jason Spence, Co-Chair Associate Professor, Marina Pasca Di Magliano Professor Vesa M. Kaartinen

Workshop: Seeing Your Study Through Your Study Participant’s Eyes

May 22, 2020

This 90-minute workshop uses interactive activities to give you tangible strategies for gaining insights into your study participants through human-centered design. This workshop is for individuals or teams working on human subjects research studies who would like to: Align with your team around how to set up touchpoints with your study participants Effectively strategize how to increase participant recruitment Inform the way you operate your study to improve participant retention Learn more: https://michr.umich.edu/new-events/2020/6/25/workshop-seeing-your-study-through-your-study-participants-eyes-fapn7-z866n

Bystander Intervention – Public Session Facilitator: Clarissa Love

May 21, 2020

Please join us for the Public Session of Bystander Intervention class, presented to you by the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion. Bystander Intervention class brings skills to the University of Michigan community for the purpose of building inclusive, respectful, and safe communities. You will learn to: • Identify self-awareness and social responsibility as qualities of strong personal leadership • Discuss your own and others’ identities and experiences • Determine the various options for effectively intervening during a negative situation • Develop your ability to assess which intervention option is based on the situation • Discuss how to leverage bystander…

Who is reading your trial documents, and what does that impact? | Session 2

May 20, 2020

Who is reading your trial documents, and what does that impact? Session 2 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Join the Clinical Trials Support Office for our upcoming June Lunch & Learn. For this two-part series, understand how to convert a grant proposal into essential research documents (e.g., study protocol, manual of operations, consent document, and data forms) under the regulatory and administrative requirements of ClinicalTrials.gov, IRB, Study Sponsor, Data Sharing Repository, and more. During this applied and interactive session, participants will use examples from their own research portfolio to: Review essential study document mapping from Session 1 Learn how to…

Who is reading your trial documents, and what does that impact? | Session 1

May 20, 2020

Who is reading your trial documents, and what does that impact? Session 1 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Join the Clinical Trials Support Office for our upcoming June Lunch & Learn. For this two-part series, understand how to convert a grant proposal into essential research documents (e.g., study protocol, manual of operations, consent document, and data forms) under the regulatory and administrative requirements of ClinicalTrials.gov, IRB, Study Sponsor, Data Sharing Repository, and more.? At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Describe the impact of ClinicalTrials.gov requirements and how that impacts the study protocol, what data needs…

Community Conversation: “Managing During Challenging Times” Facilitators: Clarissa Love & Brittanii Lyons

May 20, 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. Thursday, May 28,…