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Pharmacology Seminar Series – Kyle Frantz, Ph.D.

April 5, 2019

Kyle Frantz, PhD, Director of the Center for the Advancement of Students and Alumni, Professor and Science Educator of the Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University "Microbial Frenemies: Studying the Gut-Brain Axis in Addiction"

Pharmacology Seminar Series – David Maguire, Ph.D.

April 5, 2019

David Maguire, Assistant Professor/Research, UT Health San Antonio, Long School of Medicine "Exploring the therapeutic potential of opioid/cannabinoid mixtures"

Pharmacology Seminar Series – Brian Shoichet, Ph.D.

April 5, 2019

Brian Shoichet, PhD, Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco "Docking 250 million molecules for new chemotypes with new GPCR pharmacology"

Special Pharmacology Seminar Series – Matthew Hill, Ph.D.

April 5, 2019

Matthew Hill, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy and Psychiatry, Hotchkiss Brain institute, University of Calgary "Marijuana and cannabinoids: rationale and background to legalization in Canada"

Pharmacology Seminar Series – Matthew Hill, Ph.D.

April 5, 2019

Matthew Hill, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy and Psychiatry, Hotchkiss Brain institute, University of Calgary "Endocannabinoid Regulation of Stress and Anxiety: From Human to Rodent and Back Again"

Beyond the Admin Shell: Proposal Editing 101

April 5, 2019

In this workshop, you will learn how to help researchers improve the scientific portions of their grant proposals using specific editing strategies. We will cover topics like clarity, organization, conciseness, consistency, formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. At the end of the workshop, you will have a proposal editing checklist, an understanding of the editing strengths you already have, a resource sheet to guide you in filling editing gaps, and experience practicing the editing strategies on a Specific Aims page. FREE and open to anyone! RSVP here: More information:

Team Science: Working Together to Maximize Impact

April 5, 2019

This workshop provides foundational information about team science including tips and resources at the University of Michigan and beyond that support team science initiatives. Highlights include a demonstration of the Michigan Research Experts database, an overview of UMMS and MICHR resources available for team science initiatives, and a discussion with a panel of faculty members who have successfully garnered collaborative or large-scale funding. The faculty panel participants for this workshop include: James Douglas Engel, Ph.D., Elizabeth C. Crosby Professor, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology Howard Crawford, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Molecular and Integrative Physiology & Internal Medicine Marina Pasca di…

DIPG Research Focus Group

April 4, 2019

Lyssiotis Lab Presenter: Dr. Nneka Mbah 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.

Enriching Scholarship 2019: Where teaching and technology meet

April 3, 2019

Enriching Scholarship is a free, four-day event from May 6-9, 2019, that focuses on improving teaching, learning, and research through the effective integration of technology and pedagogy. More than 80 workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions, and other events will take place all across campus during the four days of Enriching Scholarship 2019. The opening keynote is sure to be exciting! On Monday, May 6, 2019, at 10 a.m., hear Dr. Saundra McGuire present, “Metacognition: The Key to Equity and Excellence for All Students!” McGuire is the Director Emerita of the Center for Academic Success and Retired Professor of Chemistry at Louisiana…