August 08, 2020


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. August 31, 2017

    Biosciences Initiative Coordinating Committee

    Members of the Biosciences Initiative Coordinating Committee are: • Roger Cone, chair; vice provost and director of the Biosciences Initiative; Asa Gray Collegiate Professor of the Life Sciences, Mary Sue Coleman Director of the Life Sciences Institute; research professor, LSI; and professor of molecular and integrative physiology, Medical School. • Huda Akil, Gardner C. Quarton…
  10. August 31, 2017

    Committee to help find emerging opportunities for bioscience research

    President Mark Schlissel has commissioned a new multidisciplinary faculty committee to help U-M researchers identify and pursue the “spectacularly fertile landscape for discovery” in today’s biological sciences.