1. January 23, 2024

    Five mid-career researchers receive Biosciences Initiative award

    U-M’s Biosciences Initiative has selected five accomplished scientists as the 2024 recipients of the Mid-career Biosciences Faculty Achievement Recognition Award.

  2. July 15, 2021

    U-M Biosciences Initiative reviews progress, looks to the future

    In the four years since its launch, U-M’s Biosciences Initiative has established nine major research initiatives and taken other significant steps to propel the university to the forefront of the life sciences.

  3. September 16, 2020

    Life Sciences Symposium explores broadening biosciences

    The 2020 virtual Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium, “Broadening the Biosciences,” will explore innovative and creative research already taking place to address scientific challenges across the biosciences.

  4. December 9, 2019

    Biosciences Initiative awards $20M for high-impact research

    Three-dimensional tissue transcriptomics, engineering programmable biomaterials, and advanced brain cancer research are the focus of the latest projects funded by U-M’s Biosciences Initiative.

  5. October 21, 2019

    Report: URC remains tops in U.S. in medicine, bioscience talent

    The three universities in the University Research Corridor — which includes U-M — continue to lead the nation’s university innovation clusters in medicine and biological science degrees awarded annually.

  6. 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.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.