BI director, Joerg Lahann, is part of the U-M team for the newly announced NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC). Led by Boston University, the NSF-ERC aims to grow new heart tissues. For more details on the award and team, please visit here.
Congratulations to Bill Stacey who was recently promoted to associate professor with tenure in the Department of Neurology, Medical School.
Congratulations to Scott Van Epps who was recently elected as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Bill Stacey is the recipient of the 2017 Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Award from the American Academy of Neurology. Congratulations Bill!
The Biointerfaces Institute's inaugural sympsosium on April 19 was a success with over 150 attendees. A microposter sesison was organized in conjunction with the Sympoisum by the Biointerfaces Institute Researcher Group, with 55 poster submission. The winners of the microsposter session were:
First place: Cameron Louttit (Moon Group)
Second place: Aqila Ahmed (Keller Group)
Third Place: Yingying Zeng (Kim Group)
The Biointerfaces Institute invites applications for its BI Fellows program. BI Fellows will engaged in interdisciplinary research projects and received a one-year stipend of $55,000 and a $2,000 travel allowance. Applications are due on May 15, 2017. More details on the application process can be found here.
BI was featured in an article published by Ann Arbor News - the article focuses on the University of Michigan's occupancy of the former Pfizer research site, since its acquisition. BI director, Joerg Lahann, as well as ongoing research from BI was highlighted in the article.