January 24, 2019

Four teams of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will soon launch their own cross-lab, interdisciplinary projects, with funding from the LSI Cubed program.

September 4, 2018

A team of U-M researchers has found that two paralog genes — which can lead to two very different diseases — are functionally nearly identical. The findings indicate that one gene could be harnessed to help treat the disease associated with the other.

Daniel Klionsky
October 9, 2017

LSI faculty member Daniel J. Klionsky was recognized for consistently demonstrating outstanding achievements in research, teaching and mentoring, service and a variety of other activities. 

LSI building
December 31, 2016

A round-up of media stories about LSI research and researchers from 2016.

brain illustration (wildpixel / Thinkstock)
January 26, 2016

A international team makes a key discovery about how the brain’s “garbage disposal” process works — and how little needs to go wrong in order for it to break down.

LSI building
December 31, 2015

A round-up of media stories about LSI research and researchers from 2015.

Van Deenen Medal
October 30, 2015

LSI faculty member Daniel J. Klionsky was awarded the 2015 van Deenan Medal from the Institute of Biomembranes at Utrecht University in The Netherlands.

yeast in petri dishes
May 30, 2014

LSI researchers have discovered a key regulator of autophagy, the cellular recycling process involved in many human diseases. The finding illuminates potential new drug targets for cancer, neurodegeneration and other diseases.