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DataDirect 101: Live Online Training

May 31, 2019

Members of a clinical research team who are new users of DataDirect or users looking for more information on features and functionality of the tool are invited to attend this live online training. Access link and instructions will be sent directly to participants who RSVP. RSVP:

Healthcare Data & Analytics Association 2019 Annual Conference

May 30, 2019

Our Michigan Medicine team is excited to host the 2019 Healthcare Data & Analytics Association (HDAA) annual conference. Join your peers and colleagues from across the country to learn from nationally recognized experts, network with other practitioners, and walk away with tools and techniques you can implement the very next day. Visit the website to learn more:

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

Anjan Saha (Markovitz Lab) Presents Cancer Biology Thesis Defense

May 30, 2019

Please join us for Anjan Saha's Thesis Defense Seminar, "The Genetics and Epigenetics of Centromeres in Cancer", on Wednesday, June 5 at 11:00 A.M. in 5330 Medical Sciences Building I.

Dr. Thomas Rothstein (Western Michigan Univ) presents Immunology Research Seminar

May 23, 2019

The Graduate Program in Immunology and Research Training in Experimental Immunology Training Grant welcomes Thomas Rothstein, MD, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Sciences; Director of the Center for Immunobiology; Assistant Dean for Investigative Medicine at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine, who will present “Human B1 cells in health and disease" on Wednesday, May 29 from 12:00-1:00 PM in 3330 Medical Science I Bldg. Please contact Graduate Program in Immunology Administrator, Zarinah Aquil (, for further information.

REC Retreat

May 17, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:00 am Anthony Donato, Ph.D. “In search of the secrets of vascular aging: Insights and perspectives from a career in translational research” Associate Professor Co-Director Translational Vascular Physiology Laboratory Department of Internal Medicine University of Utah 10:30 am Daniel Goldstein, M.D. “Impact of aging on influenza viral infection” Eliza Maria Mosher Collegiate Professor in Internal Medicine Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology Professor Microbiology and Immunology Director, Michigan Biology of Cardiovascular Aging University of Michigan Friday May 31, 2019 9:00 am Henry Paulson, M.D., Ph.D. “Looking back while thinking forward: mistakes made and lessons learned” Lucile Groff…


May 15, 2019

The next Immunology Research Seminar will be on Wednesday, May 22 at 12 noon in 3330 Med Sci I. The presenter will be 3rd year Immunology doctoral student Eli Olson from Dr. Malini Raghavan’s lab who will present his  research in progress, “Non-canonical HLA-B assembly pathways in human monocytes."

Working with Industry: Part Two

May 13, 2019

Do you want to learn the steps to effectively activate an industry clinical trial at Michigan Medicine? How do you decide if a trial protocol is a good use of your time? What tactics can help you negotiate a better budget, and how can you tell if the funds from the sponsor will cover the cost of the study? Join us for the second installment in our two-part series, Working with Industry, on Tuesday, May 28. Featuring an expert panel and roundtable discussion, you’ll learn more about the fundamental steps to activate an industry-sponsored trial here at the U-M and…