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Schwartz Rounds: Human trafficking: supporting vulnerable populations

November 19, 2018

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Human trafficking: supporting vulnerable populations." Three panelists will discuss personal experiences, followed by a lively discussion. This session is approved for CME, Nurse CE, and Social Work CEU and specifically meets criteria for human trafficking education. Lunch is available.

Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award Ceremony Honoring Thomas W. Glover, Ph.D.

November 14, 2018

The prestigious Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research will be held on Wednesday, December 12, honoring Thomas W. Glover, Ph.D., Professor of  Human Genetics, Professor of Pathology, and Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Glover is being recognized for his fundamental discoveries in human genetics, including as the defining scientist of the field of human common fragile sites - a pervasive feature of human chromosomes that has become increasingly important to our understanding of critical molecular mechanisms and related human genomic disorders. He is an outstanding cytogeneticist who routinely applies his unique research insights in the clinical laboratory, and he is widely known…

Beyond the Admin Shell: Proposal Editing 101

November 14, 2018

Back by popular demand! Learn how to help researchers improve the scientific portions of their grant proposals using specific editing strategies. This free workshop was developed by Research Development team members for Research Development staff and research administrators. It 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!…

Fundraiser for the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center

November 14, 2018

This fun event on Saturday, November 24, raises funds for the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center.  Just $30 gets you shoes, two games of bowling, soda and pizza!  To reserve your spot please contact

Frontier Seminar Series: Advances in Stroke Research

November 12, 2018

Throughout Michigan Medicine, there are remarkable stories of discoveries and achievements in basic science, clinical, and translational research. The Frontier Seminar Series provides a platform for storytelling and sharing your important work. The next seminar in the series will be held Monday, November 19, at noon at Kahn Auditorium in the Biomedical Science Research Building. The event will feature Will Meurer, MD; Anuska.Andjelkovic-Zochowski, MD, PhD; and Dan Lawrence, PhD presenting advances in stroke research. The seminar will be followed by a catered reception. Register here:

CDB Seminar – Enrique De La Cruz, Ph.D.

November 12, 2018

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Enrique De La Cruz, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University. His talk is entitled "How cells break the bones that power their movements.” Link to seminar info

CDB Seminar Series

November 12, 2018

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Ellen V. Rothenberg, Ph.D., Albert Billings Ruddock Professor in Biology - California Institute of Technology. Her talk is entitled "Genomic mechanism and transcription factor networks controlling T-cell lineage commitment.” Link to seminar info

Dr. Maria Jasin (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) Presents Cancer Biology Research Seminar

November 9, 2018

The Doctoral Program in Cancer Biology welcomes Maria Jasin, PhD, Member, Developmental Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, who will present “Protecting the genome by homologous recombination: BRCA2 and its role in genomic integrity maintenance” on Wednesday, Dec. 5th at 4PM in North Lecture Hall (3rd floor of Med Sci II).

Lauren Bailey (Parent Lab) Present Cancer Biology Journal Club

November 9, 2018

The next Cancer Biology Research Seminar will be Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4PM in 2903 THSL. It will be presented by Lauren Bailey (Parent Lab) who will present a journal club to help us prepare for Dr. Patricia Steeg’s visit on November 28th. The paper is titled “Reactive astrocytic S1P3 signaling modulates the blood-tumor barrier in brain metastases”.