May 25, 2020

Life Sciences Institute

  1. May 16, 2020

    University to gradually reopen some research activity

    Laboratory and studio-based research activity at U-M, the majority of which has been paused since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will gradually resume during the next several weeks.

  2. May 11, 2020

    U-M advances antibody test development in COVID-19 fight

    Scientists at U-M are advancing new antibody tests, being validated now, to identify people who have been infected with the novel coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease.

  3. April 6, 2020

    COVID-19 research at U-M

    Examples of some of the studies underway or planned at the University of Michigan related to the COVID-19 health crisis.

  4. January 27, 2020

    Candace Johnson Award honors Erin Stephens’ 24/7 service

    Erin Stephens is director of human resources at the Life Sciences Institute, and her efforts to provide outstanding service earned her U-M’s 2019 Candace J. Johnson Award for Staff Excellence.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. September 16, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  8. 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.

  9. 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,…
  10. 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.