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August 19, 2019

Biosciences Initiative

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.

February 11, 2019

Campus briefs

Victors for Michigan final results show $5.28B total

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.

November 20, 2017

Biosciences Initiative seeks faculty input at upcoming town halls

Three town halls in the coming weeks are designed to gather input from University of Michigan faculty members about President Mark Schlissel's Biosciences Initiative and its goal of creating globally leading research programs focused on solving critical problems.

November 1, 2017

New ranking places U-M eighth in U.S. for research output

A new ranking shows the research strength of the University of Michigan in the natural sciences, placing it in the top 10 of American institutions for producing articles in the most selective science publications.

The university placed fourth among publicly funded institutions.

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