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BI Seminar Series – Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Modeling of Genetic Epilepsies
DATE: Friday, February 28, 2020 TIME: 9:00 am—10:00 am LOCATION:
NCRC, B520 Room 1122

Dr. Jack Parent is the Director of the Neurodevelopment and Regeneration Laboratory and Co-director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. He will be describing the application of the iPSC approach to model severe pediatric genetic epilepsies with patient-derived cells.

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BI Seminar Series – Cryo-Electron Microscopy
DATE: Thursday, January 30, 2020 TIME: 2:00 pm—3:00 pm LOCATION:
NCRC, B10 ACR1

Professor Michael Cianfrocco is one of the Lab Leaders for the Cryo-EM Lab at LSI. He will provide information about the Cryo-EM capabilities that are available to the UM community and opportunities for collaboration.

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Aaron Morris selected as 2020 TED Fellow
January 24, 2020

Aaron Morris, a Research Fellow in the Shea has been named a 2020 TED Fellow.

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Recent BI Publications
January 2, 2020

Publications from BI Research Groups in December

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Three-dimensional (3D) adipose tissue organoids for disease modeling. Lipid (red), actin (green), nucleus (blue).
BI Teams Receive Biosciences Initiative Awards
December 18, 2019

Three major research initiatives projects were awarded to BI faculty in the latest round of funding from the Biosciences Initiative

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Akadeum Life Sciences
Call for Nominations for BI Innovator Awards
December 12, 2019

The Biointerfaces Institute seeks nominations for its annual BI Innovator Awards.

The goal of the Innovator Award is to recognize faculty, graduate student and postdoctoral researchers who are active contributors to the interdisciplinary research, innovation and translational ecosystem at BI.

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Recent BI Publications
December 4, 2019

Publications from BI Research Groups in November

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Evoq
BI Startup EVOQ Therapeutics wins Grand Prize at Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
November 25, 2019

EVOQ Therapeutics, an Ann Arbor-based startup focused on developing cancer immutherapies, has won the grand prize at the tenth Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. The company is based on technology developed by BI faculty members, James Moon and Anna Schwendeman.

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Biointerfaces - Creating a new research paradigm.
Recent BI Publications
October 31, 2019

Publications from BI Research Groups in October

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Draw Your Research Winners
October 22, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of BIONIC’s Draw Your Research contest!

Judge’s Pick: Solomon Group
Audience Pick: Weiland Group

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Carlos Aguilar
Aguilar Receives of AFAR Grant
October 17, 2019

Congratulations to Carlos Aguilar on being awarded a Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grant for Junior Faculty.

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Lahann Lab reports on new 3D scaffolds that could find applications in Precision Medicine
October 3, 2019

The paper entitled “Engineered Fibrillar Fibronectin Networks as Three‐Dimensional Tissue Scaffolds” appears in Advanced Materials. The work was done in collaboration with BI faculty members Gary Luker and Max Wicha.

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Lola Eniola-Adefeso Named University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor
October 2, 2019

Congratulations to Lola Eniola-Adefeso who was named one of the inaugural recipients of a University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship.

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Evoq Therapeutics
Recent BI Publications
September 30, 2019

Publications from BI Research Groups in September

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Cardiovascular Diseases Challenge Seed Fund Awards
September 4, 2019

We are pleased to announce the funding selections for the BI Engineering Approaches to Cardiovascular Diseases Challenge.

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