January 20, 2020

Life Sciences Institute

  1. January 10, 2020

    New partnership provides up to $10M for drug development

    U-M and Sun Pharma Advanced Research Co. have launched a $10 million partnership to accelerate the development of potential new medicines for a wide range of diseases.

  2. September 16, 2019

    Life Sciences Symposium explores the power of protein engineering

    The 18th annual Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium, “Protein Engineering and Biological Design,” will bring experts to U-M to discuss new technologies and applications advancing the role of protein engineering across scientific disciplines.

  3. September 16, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  4. September 3, 2019

    Assistant professor charts new pathways for research, students

    Alison Narayan explores uncharted pathways in her research, which centers on innovations in chemistry and new ways to build molecules. When she’s not in the lab, Narayan works to create pathways for underrepresented groups to study science.

  5. April 17, 2019

    Daniel Klionsky elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    University of Michigan cell biologist Daniel Klionsky has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which recognizes exceptional scholars, leaders, artists and innovators. Klionsky, a research professor at the Life Sciences Institute and professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology in LSA, was one of more than 200 leaders in social sciences,…
  6. April 10, 2019

    Speaker series aids effort to engage public in scientific inquiry

    The Life Sciences Institute is launching the SciComm Speaker Series to highlight the importance of disseminating scientific findings beyond the walls of the academy.

  7. March 11, 2019

    Michigan Drug Discovery awards grants for five new projects

    Michigan Drug Discovery has awarded early-stage funding for three new drug discovery projects by U-M faculty, and will assist two early-stage cancer projects funded by the Rogel Cancer Center.

  8. 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.

  9. December 6, 2018

    Center for Discovery of New Medicines now Michigan Drug Discovery

    In a reflection of the changing landscape for academic drug discovery at U-M, the Center for the Discovery of New Medicines will now be known as Michigan Drug Discovery.

  10. July 18, 2018

    Michigan Life Sciences Fellows program offers mentorship, resources

    The first Michigan Life Sciences Fellows are investigating important biological questions related to multiple sclerosis, triple-negative breast cancer, and how complex living architectures form.