Press Releases

  1. November 7, 2006
    LSI/Weizmann Launch Partnership August 16, 2005 ANN ARBOR, Mich.---The Life Sciences Institute (LSI) at the University of Michigan and the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Israel launched a partnership for scientific collaboration and exchange. The researchers believe the alliance can produce a great effect on battling disease areas, including diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Programs for both faculty and student exchange and a scientific symposium are now in place.
  2. November 7, 2006
    Fisher Biosciences and the University of Michigan Collaborate to Develop New Life-Sciences Technologies October 12, 2005 HAMPTON, New Hampshire---On behalf of its Biosciences group, Fisher Scientific International Inc. has launched a five-year collaboration with the University of Michigan to develop new tools for genomic and proteomic research.
  3. November 7, 2006
    LSI adds top scientists to interdisciplinary faculty April 18, 2005 ANN ARBOR, Mich.---The Life Sciences Institute (LSI) today announced the hiring of six additional faculty members. The new LSI cohort, recruited from across the country, adds to the broad array of scientific approaches and disciplines that the Institute is assembling.
  4. November 6, 2006
    UM Life Sciences Institute and Fisher Biosciences Announce UM Grant Winners February 2, 2006 ANN ARBOR, Mich---The Center for Chemical Genomics Pilot Project Initiative, a collaboration between the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute and Fisher Scientific International Inc. has awarded its first grants to UM researchers.
  5. November 6, 2006
    UM Life Sciences Institute and Fisher Biosciences Announce UM Grant Winners February 2, 2006 ANN ARBOR, Mich---The Center for Chemical Genomics Pilot Project Initiative, a collaboration between the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute and Fisher Scientific International Inc. has awarded its first grants to UM researchers.
  6. November 6, 2006
    U-M, Perrigo Name 2006 Undergraduate Research Fellows June 13, 2006 ANN ARBOR, Mich.---The Life Sciences Institute (LSI) of the University of Michigan and the Perrigo Company, a pharmaceutical and nutritional products manufacturer based in Allegan, Michigan, have awarded summer fellowships to eight undergraduate students from the University of Michigan, Kalamazoo College, and Knox College.
  7. November 6, 2006
    Moving in the "Sixth Sense" March 29, 2006 ANN ARBOR, Mich---One of our first science lessons included learning the five senses: touch, sight, smell, hearing and taste. The "sixth sense," not the E.S.P. kind, but the kind that researchers study, is called proprioception. Proprioception allows you to touch your nose with your eyes closed. It is the sense of where your body is in space. Proprioception helps you balance and how to put one foot in front of the other to walk without looking at your feet.
  8. November 6, 2006
    December 9, 2005 Humans have millions of cells to conduct the business of the body. By exchanging chemical signals, cells "talk" to each other to perform functions like regulating blood pressure, converting food into nutrition and sensing pain or danger.
  9. November 6, 2006
    Janet Smith Uncovers Structure of Protein Involved in Vitamin B6 Biosynthesis July 29, 2005
  10. November 6, 2006
    Alan Saltiel Reappointed as Director of the Life Sciences Institute July 22, 2005 ANN ARBOR, Mich--- At their monthly meeting July 21, 2005, the Regents of the University of Michigan approved the reappointment of Alan R. Saltiel as director of the Life Sciences Institute (LSI). First appointed by President Mary Sue Coleman in September of 2002, Saltiel is the John Jacob Abel Professor of Life Sciences and is LSI's second director.

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