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CDB Faculty Candidate Seminar – Amanda Amodeo, Ph.D

January 15, 2020

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology is pleased to present Amanda Amodeo, Lewis-Sigler Post-Doctoral Fellow, Princeton University. Her talk is entitled “Chromatin control of cell size & embryonic development.” Link to seminar info

Human Genetics Seminar Series – Blanche Capel, Duke University

January 15, 2020

The Battle of the Sexes: Setting the Gonad on the Male Pathway

Developing transgender health services: An online discussion hosted by the Annals of Family Medicine

January 14, 2020

Are you interested in serving the health needs of transgender and gender diverse patients? Are you curious about how LGBTQ health care fits into your work? All are welcome to learn more and share your experiences with transgender health care services in our online Twitter discussion, titled: A Blueprint for Transgender Health Programs in Primary Care The chat will be held Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, from 7PM to 8PM EST. We will be joined by clinicians and health educators from Fenway Health, Harvard Medical School, and the National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute.  The chat is hosted…

Dine In & Take Cancer Out

January 13, 2020

Sponsored by the Dr. Ramesh Kumar Foundation & the Belen Fenkell Family.  Portion of proceeds from entire day go to National Pancreas Foundation of Michigan and the Dr. Ramesh Kumar Foundation; speakers at 7:30pm. The Morrie, 511 S. Main St, Royal Oak, MI.  To RSVP, or for additional information or copy of flier, email info@drrkfoundation.org

Live Stream Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium in Danto Auditorium

January 10, 2020

The (Mis)Education of US University of Michigan Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium Monday, January 20 10:00-11:30a Live Stream in the Danto Auditorium Featuring Keynote Speaker: Angela Davis

“Engineered kidney models derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells”-Dr. Samira Musah, Ph.D.

January 10, 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 Samira Musah, Ph.D. Dr. Musah is an Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Department of Medicine at Duke University. The talk is entitled, “Engineered kidney models derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells”. Trainee Host: Eun Kyeoung Choi, Ph.D. Candidate-The Seo Lab

“Embryonically Informed Tendon Regeneration Strategies”

January 10, 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 Catherine K. Kuo, Ph.D. Dr. Kuo is an Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, and Center for Musculoskeletal Research at University of Rochester. The talk is entitled, “Embryonically Informed Tendon Regeneration Strategies”. Trainee Host: Kevin McGowan, Ph.D. Candidate-Samuelson Lab

2020 Social Worker of the Year Awards

January 10, 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,…

LHS Collaboratory: Applications of AI/Machine Learning in Gastroenterology

January 9, 2020

Dr. Waljee’s research focuses on tailoring treatment to the specifics of the individual (precision care) with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. He uses artificial intelligence methods such as machine learning and deep learning to improve decision-making for tailored and individualized care to facilitate the delivery of efficient, effective and equitable care, especially in costly diseases and in limited resource settings. Discussant 1: Karandeep Singh, MD, MMSc, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Department of Learning Health Sciences and Department of Internal Medicine. Discussant 2: Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of the…