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Diane Baker Alumni Award Lecture: “Navigating the Genomic Era: Adaptation and Innovation”

September 4, 2019

"Navigating the Genomic Era: Adaptation and Innovation" Sarah Scollon, M.S., C.G.C, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Hosted by: The Department of Human Genetics and the Genetic Counseling Program Sarah received her Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Michigan in 2006. She served as a Genetic Counselor and Project Research Specialist for the Hawaii Department of Health from 2006 through 2011 where she helped bring genetic services to this isolated population and improved public perception of genetic medicine through community education. Sarah is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of…

Pediatric Diabetes Clinic 10th Annual Picnic

August 28, 2019

The Pediatric Diabetes Clinic held their 10th Anniversary Picnic on Sunday, August 25th. There were 215 people in attendance, including patients, their families, and staff. We had Qdoba for lunch, an ice cream truck, face painting, water balloon toss, scavenger hunt, and prizes! We are happy to provide photos, but I was not sure how to submit them. Please contact me and I would be happy to send them. Thank you! Brittany Carey, LMSW  Pediatric Diabetes Social Worker matelski@med.umich.edu 734-936-3523

2019 MSA Diversity Week

August 20, 2019

Slated for September 9-13, 2019 MSA Diversity Week celebrates our rich (and enriching!) diversity through an array of events, workshops and discussions (on the Medical Campus and NCRC) that raise awareness, stimulate engaging conversations, create thought-provoking experiences, and inspire dedication to promoting an inclusive, even more diverse workplace. Everyone – staff, learners and faculty – are welcome to all of these free workshops, discussions and events. All listings are on the MSA Intranet homepage under “Trainings and Learning Opportunities.”

2019 MSA Diversity Week

August 19, 2019

Slated for September 9-13, the 2019 MSA Diversity Week celebrates our rich (and enriching!) diversity through an array of events, workshops and discussions (on the Medical Campus as well as NCRC) that will raise awareness, stimulate engaging conversations, create thought-provoking experiences, and inspire dedication to promoting an inclusive, even more diverse workplace. Listings are also on the MSA Intranet homepage – along with those registration links. All are welcome -- staff, students and faculty.

Employee Appreciation Event

August 12, 2019

The day includes sessions and activities that will help you relax, learn and smile. In addition to ice cream, music, chair massages and chef demos, this year will include development opportunities for those that may want to learn more about financial planning, professional development and/or ways to manage stress. Our development opportunities will be held in the MCHC and Ford Auditoriums and will also be streamed live via Blue Jeans so our offsite areas can participate as well! For those attending onsite, you are encouraged to please pre-register through the attached agenda or here. These sessions are also open to…

Virology Symposium

July 30, 2019

UM Virology 2019 Emerging Concepts and Technologies in Virology September 12, 2019 from 8 am-5 pm Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Kahn Auditorium University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Please RSVP http://tiny.cc/UMVirology2019

Researchpalooza

July 24, 2019

Researchpalooza is the perfect opportunity for colleagues and friends to have a great time and meet, mingle, and learn more about many of the organizations that offer their stellar services to faculty, students, and staff -- all at one convenient time and location. New this year, Researchpalooza will be a Zero Waste Event in support of U-M’s sustainability goal of reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills by 40% by 2025. On the day of the event, we will provide a water filling station, compost and recycling disposal bins, environmentally conscious giveaways, and sustainable serving ware in collaboration with…

Pharmacology Exocytosis Symposium Honoring Ronald Holz, M.D., Ph.D.

May 30, 2019

After 42 years at the University of Michigan, Ron Holz will begin the process of phased retirement later this year. To honor his intellectual contributions to the university, the larger scientific community, and the many other ways in which he has influenced and inspired us, a symposium will be held on May 31, 2019. The symposium will feature talks from Daniel Axelrod (University of Michigan), Manfred Lindau (Cornell University), Thomas Martin (University of Wisconsin), Stephen Smith (Allen Brain Institute), and Joshua Zimmerberg (NIH). RSVP

Army-Navy Wheelchair Hoops Clash at Crisler March 30

March 13, 2019

There’s another major hoops matchup this March, and it’s happening right here at the Crisler Center. On March 30, the University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game returns, celebrating its 14th year! The game is open to the public at no charge with free parking and tickets are not required. The Crisler Center doors open at 2 p.m. to music by DJ Ell,  tip-off is 3 p.m. "We do this to emphasize the ABILITY within 'disability,' to honor veterans and active-duty military, especially student veterans, and to raise awareness of and appreciation for the spirit of inclusion. We also just want…