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Dissertation Seminar – Kenny Trieu

June 21, 2022

We are pleased to welcome Kenny Trieu, Ph.D. candidate, to the ABC Seminar Rooms in BSRB on June 27, 2022, to present his talk titled “Understanding Genetic Factors that Modulate Hedgehog-Driven Skin Cancer.”   Dissertation Committee: Professor Andrzej A. Dlugosz, Chair Associate Professor Sunny Y. Wong, Mentor Professor Pierre A. Coulombe Associate Professor David B. Lombard Associate Professor Xing Fan.

Dissertation Seminar – Titan Shih

June 21, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Titan Shih will present his Dissertation Defense on "Collagen COL-75 induces ER unfolded protein response cell non-autonomously" on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 from 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m., via live stream: https://umich.zoom.us/j/95143056669 Passcode: CDB Dissertation Committee Professor Billy Tsai, Chair Associate Professor Patrick Hu, Mentor Professor Scott Pletcher Associate Professor Scott Soleimanpour

Life Sciences Institute and CDB Seminar

June 20, 2022

The U-M Life Sciences Institute are pleased to welcome David Cheresh, Ph.D., to Forum Hall in Palmer Commons on Thursday, July 7, 2022, to present his talk titled "Targeting cancer cell stress tolerance and drug resistance!" Hosted By: U-M Life Sciences Institute Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Medical School Faculty Host: Stephen J. Weiss, M.D.

Michigan Value Collaborative Preoperative Testing Workgroup

June 13, 2022

Guest speaker: Dr. Michael Danic, DO, anesthesiologist with Ascension Genesys The Michigan Value Collaborative is hosting a special one-time presentation and discussion on unnecessary preoperative testing rates in Michigan. Guests will hear from a guest speaker about safe, evidence-based strategies to reduce unindicated preoperative testing and the reasons it can be so hard to change. MVC invites clinicians, hospital quality personnel, and others interested in preoperative testing to attend. This workgroup presentation is part of a larger, week-long promotion from June 20-24 to raise awareness about preoperative testing rates across Michigan. Preoperative testing is a priority area for the MVC…

Blue and red light-mediated optogenetic activation of BMP, FGF, and Nodal signaling in zebrafish

May 27, 2022

Center for Cell Plasticity and Organ Design NIH T32 Training Program in Organogenesis Presents Special Seminar Series: "Building and Rebuilding: Regulation of Cell Signaling in Development and Regeneration" Zoom Virtual: Meeting ID: 987 9009 8902 Talk entitled: “Blue and red light-mediated optogenetic activation of BMP, FGF, and Nodal signaling in zebrafish” Katherine W. Rogers, Ph.D., Lead Investigator-Unit on Signaling, NIH NICHD Trainee Host: Bridget Waas, Allen Lab For more information, please email Organogenesis@umich.edu

Unconventional Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications

May 27, 2022

Center for Cell Plasticity and Organ Design NIH T32 Training Program in Organogenesis Presents Special Seminar Series: "Building and Rebuilding: Regulation of Cell Signaling in Development and Regeneration" Zoom Virtual: Meeting ID: 987 9009 8902 Talk entitled: “Unconventional Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications” Andrew Pelling, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Ottawa Trainee Host:  Nafisa Nuzhat, Pearring Lab For more information, please email Organogenesis@umich.edu

Genetic regulation of epithelial homeostasis and injury

May 27, 2022

Center for Cell Plasticity and Organ Design NIH T32 Training Program in Organogenesis Presents Special Seminar Series: "Building and Rebuilding: Regulation of Cell Signaling in Development and Regeneration" Zoom Virtual: Meeting ID: 987 9009 8902 Talk entitled: “Genetic regulation of epithelial homeostasis and injury” Adam D. Gracz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University Trainee Host:  Megan Radyk, Ph.D.-Lyssiotis & Shah Labs For more information, please email Organogenesis@umich.edu  

Research Impact for Early Career Investigators

May 9, 2022

This session will cover the most prominent citation metrics that junior faculty should be aware of, including H-Index, Journal Impact Factor, and alternative metrics. It will introduce tools available at U-M for accessing metrics and creating simple visualizations to support your impact statements, such as Altmetric Explorer for Institutions, Scopus, and Web of Science. Additional topics will include common misconceptions about metrics, best practices when using metrics, and techniques for enhancing impact. Register here This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development and is intended for faculty. If you are a person with a disability who requires an…

MEDSPORT Symposium:  Exercise is Medicine

May 9, 2022

For physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers and other Allied health professionals. Join local, regional and nationally recognized speakers as we discuss current and timely concerns for the sports medicine and orthopedic patient. This course is designed to address the variety of health concerns for athletes of all levels and ages, paired with injury prevention education, clinic and outreach assessment and progressions, utilizing the latest research guidelines and evidence-based practice. This one-day, lecture based educational event targets physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, athletic trainers, physical therapy assistants, nurses, and other allied health professionals. 7.25 PDR/CEU approval through BOC and…