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August 21, 2019


July 3, 2019

Biosciences Initiative announces funding through new Ideas Lab

The university’s Biosciences Initiative is launching Ideas Lab, its latest funding opportunity based on critical pillars for advancing discovery — high-risk, high-reward research, and freedom to pursue big ideas and multidisciplinary collaborations.

October 29, 2018

Biosciences Initiative invests $45M in U-M research

A new center for the study of concussions, an institute for global change biology, and a facility to advance the new field of cryo-electron tomography are among the University of Michigan projects to be funded in the first round of investments from President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative.

May 18, 2017

Roger Cone named vice provost, director of the biosciences initiative

Roger Cone, director of the University of Michigan's Life Sciences Institute, has been named to an additional role as the university's first vice provost and director of the biosciences initiative, effective immediately.

The appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

April 28, 2015

Plenary session to explore the future of bioscience training

Today’s graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the biomedical sciences face a far different career landscape than their professors once did — and their successors will see even more change.

A plenary session next Monday will address the causes, effects and potential solutions for these imbalances in career opportunities.

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