Biosciences Initiative

  1. October 23, 2019

    Biosciences Initiative awards $5.1M to enhance research cores

    Scientific equipment used across the breadth of biology at U-M is getting a boost in the form of $5.1 million from the Biosciences Initiative Coordinating Committee to enhance four research core labs.

  2. July 3, 2019

    Biosciences Initiative announces funding through new Ideas Lab

    U-M’s Biosciences Initiative is launching Ideas Lab, a funding opportunity designed to help catalyze innovative ideas and encourage researchers in diverse fields to collaborate on novel solutions.

  3. March 25, 2019

    RNA Symposium dives into foundational RNA bioscience

    The Center for RNA Biomedicine’s fourth annual symposium on Friday will focus on foundational ribonucleic acid biosciences, from discovery to function. 

  4. February 14, 2019

    Michigan Research Cores database aids U-M science researchers

    U-M’s Biosciences Initiative and Medical School Office of Research have partnered to create a powerful, searchable database with information on research cores across campus.

  5. February 11, 2019

    Campus briefs

    News from around the university.

  6. February 8, 2019

    Biosciences Initiative offers new Core Lab Funding Program

    President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative is offering the Core Lab Funding Program, a new opportunity to improve core research resources across U-M.

  7. February 1, 2019

    Biosciences Initiative releases RFA to address critical challenges

    The Presidential Biosciences Initiative has issued its second-round Request for Applications to U-M faculty, seeking high-impact scientific research initiatives aimed at solving critical problems in the biosciences.

  8. October 29, 2018

    Biosciences Initiative invests $45M in U-M research

    Five large projects and four smaller ones, totaling up to $45 million, will be funded through the first round of investments from President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative.

  9. February 12, 2018

    Biosciences Initiative releases first Request for Applications

    U-M’s Biosciences Initiative has issued its first Request for Applications to U-M faculty, calling for high-impact research initiatives focused on solving critical problems in the biosciences.

  10. November 20, 2017

    Biosciences Initiative seeks faculty input at upcoming town halls

    Three town halls taking place in the coming weeks are designed to gather input from U-M faculty members about President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative.