Life Sciences Institute

  1. March 11, 2024

    U-M researchers open new leads in anti-HIV drug development

    A team of U-M researchers has successfully modified a naturally occurring chemical compound in the lab, resulting in advanced lead compounds with anti-HIV activity.

  2. November 17, 2023

    Expanded new multidisciplinary program welcomes 13 fellows

    U-M has welcomed 13 postdoctoral researchers as new Michigan Pioneer Fellows for a postdoctoral program that recruits and prepares early-career scientists for independent careers.

  3. September 26, 2023

    Scientists’ model focuses on sudden death in epilepsy

    U-M researchers have developed a model for studying one type of familial epilepsy, opening the door to understanding the mechanisms that lead to the disorder and its associated fatalities.

  4. April 20, 2023

    $2.3M grant will help U-M researcher define ‘RNA alphabet’

    U-M pediatric neurologist Vivian Cheung is launching an international project to identify the full range of RNA building blocks inside human cells.

  5. March 9, 2022

    Michigan Drug Discovery aids new projects to treat obesity, cancer

    Michigan Drug Discovery will support four early-stage drug discovery projects to aid work in the Life Sciences Institute’s Center for Chemical Genomics and Natural Products Discovery Core.

  6. January 26, 2022

    20 U-M scientists, engineers named AAAS fellows for 2021

    U-M led the nation with 20 faculty members elected as 2021 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, recognized for their scientifically and socially distinguished achievements.

  7. December 15, 2021

    $1.5M award helps researchers see inner workings of cells

    A $1.5 million award from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation will help U-M researchers open new windows into cells, transforming how biologists can see and learn about them.

  8. September 10, 2021

    U-M leaders hail Mary Sue Coleman’s service at LSI building dedication

    The building that houses U-M’s Life Sciences Institute was formally named Mary Sue Coleman Hall, for the university’s 13th president, who helped bring the institute to fruition.

  9. March 25, 2021

    President Emerita Mary Sue Coleman recognized in building naming

    U-M will name the building that houses the Life Sciences Institute after President Emerita Mary Sue Coleman to honor the university’s first woman president and her many accomplishments.

  10. September 21, 2020

    Campus briefs

    U-M ranked No. 1 public university in U.S., 23rd overall The University of Michigan was ranked as the top U.S public university by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education in their 2021 U.S. college ranking. U-M moved up four spots to No. 23 overall in a list of universities throughout the United States,…