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.

Cryo-EM logo
January 16, 2019

The University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute will lead a five-day cryo-electron microscopy workshop in June to introduce participants to common image processing software packages.

 

October 29, 2018

Three ground-breaking LSI projects are among the University of Michigan projects to be funded in the first round of investments from President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative.

asters
July 9, 2018

Researchers shed new light on a fundamental cellular process — the formation of asters, star-shaped microtubule structures within cells that help cells to divide properly.

Cryo-EM workshop audience
June 28, 2018

Thirty-five academic and industry scientists from across the country got hands-on experience with the latest cryo-electron microscopy image processing tools at a recent workshop led by the LSI.

Melanie Ohi and Amanda Erwin at the microscope
April 6, 2018

The LSI will lead a four-day cryo-electron microscopy workshop in June to introduce participants to common image processing software packages.

LSI building
December 31, 2017

A round-up of media stories about LSI research and researchers from 2017.

December 7, 2017

U-M has one of the top cryo-EM labs in the country — learn more about how this technology is revolutionizing biology and how U-M is using it to study things like neurodegenerative diseases and bacterial infections.  

cryo-EM evolution (Credit: Veronica Falconieri, Sriram Subramaniam, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health CC BY-NC 2.0)
October 5, 2017

LSI faculty members Michael Cianfrocco and Melanie Ohi explain the technology that won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

Melanie Ohi
September 14, 2017

The  welcomes structural biologist Melanie Ohi, Ph.D., to its faculty.