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Pharmacology Seminar Series – Allyn Howlett, Ph.D.

March 7, 2019

Allyn Howlett, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Director of Postdoctoral Affairs, Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine "Studies of the Pot-Holder: CB1 receptor and its associated proteins"

DIPG Research Focus Group – Mouse Models of Brain Stem Glioma: Characterization and their Use in Pre-clinical Testing

March 6, 2019

Castro/Lowenstein Lab Presenters: Flor Mendez There is tremendous momentum for DIPG related research at our university with the establishment of the Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center. We have launched a DIPG focus group to bring together anyone who is interested in DIPG research at the U of M. Our goals are to collaborate, exchange ideas, present and critique data and bring together diverse fields to advance DIPG research to put U of M at the leading edge of DIPG research. Refreshments will be served.

Human Genetics Seminar speaker, Anne West, MD, PhD

March 6, 2019

Synaptic activity-dependent regulation of gene transcription in neurons Presented by: Anne West, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology Duke University, School of Medicine

T Cell Immunity Symposium

March 5, 2019

The T?cell Development Club, University of Michigan Medical School Office of Research, and the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology are pleased to host the T-Cell Immunity Symposium. 9:00 AM - Kristin Hogquist, Ph.D., Professor, Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota. Her talk is entitled “Thymic Selection of Soldiers and Peacekeepers.” 10:30 AM - Eugene Oltz, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity, Ohio State University. His talk is entitled “Normal and Pathogenic Regulatory Circuits in Human Lymphoid Cells.” Link to seminar info

CDB Seminar – Tom Misteli, Ph.D.

March 5, 2019

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Tom Misteli, Ph.D., NIH Distinguished Investigator, Director, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH. His talk is entitled "Deep Imaging to Probe Genome Architecture.” Link to seminar info

HBCS seminar by Jun Hee Kim, Ph.D.

March 5, 2019

The Kresge Hearing Research Institute is pleased to present our Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses Seminar by Jun Hee Kim, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology UT Health, San Antonio Dynamic communication between neurons and oligodendrocytes in the auditory brainstem  Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:00 noon 5623 Med Sci II (Wheeler conference room) Host: Michael Roberts, Ph.D.  

101st Galens Smoker: Les Misdiagnoses

March 4, 2019

The Galens Smoker, an annual medical school tradition roasting the faculty of Michigan Medicine, takes on Les Miserables as its theme for the 2019 show--featuring characters such as Helen Morgan, Paul Fine, Steve Gay, Hari Conjeevaram, and Sam Kempner, along with many others that faculty and staff will recognize from around the hospital and medical school. We'd love to see everyone there to enjoy the production that the medical students have spent the last year putting together. The show is March 8 and 9 (this Friday and Saturday) at 7pm at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. Tickets available from $15 at…

Maire’s Journey – an event honoring cardiac sarcoma patients

March 4, 2019

The Frankel Cardiovascular Center invites you to a special event honoring cardiac sarcoma patients. The event includes a special film screening of the documentary “Maire’s Journey” which chronicles the last months of Maire Kent’s life, one of the Center’s cardiac sarcoma patients, who shares her treatments, travels and ultimately, her one-of-a-kind memorial. Maire’s dying wish was to have her ashes sail from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. Her desire to reach the ocean came to be after she met a blind carpenter, George Wurtzel, who crafted Maire’s small sailboat. The film “Maire’s Journey” takes the audience on a…


March 3, 2019

The next Immunology Research Seminar will be on Wednesday, March 6 at 12 noon in 3330 Med Sci I. The presenter will be 3rd year graduate student Hanna Hong from Costas Lyssiotis’ lab who will present her  research in progress, “OXPHOS promotes Th17 pathogenic potential through apoptotic resistance”.