Professor’s work focuses on molecules key to curing diseases

(Photo by Daryl Marshke, Michigan Photography) Growing up in Germany, Nils G. Walter formed a positive, but secondhand, impression of the United States. His father had been a prisoner of war in Texas who often told Walter about the kindness of Americans and T-bone steaks the size of dinner plates. ‚ÄúThere were a lot of…

U-M Biosciences Initiative invests $45M in ‚Äėgroundbreaking‚Äô research (Michigan News)

October 29, 2018 University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative video ANN ARBOR‚ÄĒA new center for the study of concussions, an institute for global change biology, and a facility to advance the new field of cryo-electron tomography are among the University of Michigan projects to be funded in the first round of investments from President Mark Schlissel‚Äôs…

U-M Ann Arbor biosciences initiative invests $45M in groundbreaking research (Click on Detroit)

October 29, 2018 ANN ARBOR, Mich.¬†– A new center for the study of concussions, an institute for global change biology¬†and a facility to advance the new field of cryo-electron tomography are among the¬†University of Michigan¬†projects to be funded in the first round of investments from President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative. Five large projects¬†and four smaller…

2019 Symposium

Foundational RNA Biosciences: From Discovery to Function Friday, March 29, 2019, 8:30am ‚Äď 4:00pm University of Michigan, Biomedical Research Science Building, 109 Zina Pitcher The Center for RNA Biomedicine Symposium brings together national leaders of the scientific, medical and engineering communities working on recent advances of our understanding of RNA. It will provide a means…

Nobel Laureates highlight University of Michigan’s Inaugural RNA Symposium

February 2, 2016 Ann Arbor, Mich. – Five prominent scientists, including two Nobel Laureates, will share the stage on March 25, 2016, when the University of Michigan’s Center for RNA Biomedicine holds its Inaugural Symposium. The Symposium, titled “Can RNA Answer It All? From the Origin of Life to a Future of Personalized Medicine,” will…

2018-2019 Seminar Themes

Day Month Date Start End Scientific Tool/Approach in RNA Monday Sep 10 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Transcriptome analysis Monday Oct 1 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Computational Analysis Monday Oct 15 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Molecular Biology Monday Nov 19 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Cell Biology Monday Nov 26 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Genetics Monday Dec…

2018 Symposium

Read the Live Blog Advancing Basic RNA Biosciences into Medicine Friday, March 30, 2018¬† 8:30am ‚Äď 4:00pm ¬†University of Michigan, Biomedical Research Science Building, 109 Zina Pitcher The Center for RNA Biomedicine Symposium brings together national leaders of the scientific, medical and engineering communities working on recent advances of our understanding of RNA. It will…

RNA Symposium March 31 to focus on personalized medicine (University Record)

March 23, 2017 Topic: Health & Medicine, Research Leading researchers in personalized medicine diagnostics, therapeutics and health care with a focus on RNA will gather at the University of Michigan on March 31 for the annual RNA Symposium sponsored by the U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine. RNA (ribonucleic acid) is known as the molecule that…

Collaboration is Key at Upcoming RNA Symposium (Michigan Medicine Headlines)

March 22, 2017 ¬†//¬† FOUND IN: Updates & Resources Michigan Medicine faculty and staff will soon have the opportunity to learn more about one of the newest ‚ÄĒ and most innovative ‚ÄĒ fields of medical research. The second annual U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine symposium takes place on Friday, March 31 at various sites across…

Op-Ed: RNA can revolutionize medicine

A half-century ago, James Watson and Francis Crick became renowned for revealing the double helix structure of DNA, the molecule in each cell that provides the ‚Äúblueprint‚ÄĚ for human beings. This breakthrough laid the foundation for our understanding of how information is transferred in biology. Arguably one of the most profound scientific discoveries of the…

2017 Symposium

‚ÄúRNA in Precision Medicine‚ÄĚ Read the Live Blog Check out our Symposium Video Featuring talented keynote speakers from across the world as well as six “mini-talks” presentations from across the University. ¬† The Center for RNA Biomedicine Symposium brings together national leaders of the scientific, medical and engineering communities working on recent advances of our…

MCubed Block – the foundation that would lead to the Center for RNA Biomedicine

MCubed stimulates innovative research and scholarship by distributing real-time seed funding to multi-unit, faculty-led teams. ¬†Through this revolutionary¬†research funding program, faculty from at least two different campus units can form a collaborative trio, or ‚Äúcube,‚ÄĚ and request either $60K or $15K to advance their idea right away. The projects below represent RNA-related science developed as…

Previous Seminars

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Nobel Laureates highlight University of Michigan’s Inaugural RNA Symposium

Ann Arbor, Mich. ‚Äď Five prominent scientists, including two Nobel Laureates, will share the stage on March 25, 2016, when the University of Michigan‚Äôs Center for RNA Biomedicine holds its Inaugural Symposium. The Symposium, titled ‚ÄúCan RNA Answer It All? From the Origin of Life to a Future of Personalized Medicine,‚ÄĚ will feature 2006 Nobel…

U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine Inaugural Symposium – March 25, 2016

Featuring Nobel Laureates Craig Mello and Phillip Sharp ‚ÄúCan RNA Answer It All? From the Origin of Life to a Future of Personalized Medicine‚ÄĚ Register Now The symposium will bring together national leaders of the scientific, medical and engineering communities working on recent advances of our understanding of RNA. It will provide a means of…

2016 Inaugural Symposium

Featuring Nobel Laureates Craig Mello and Phillip Sharp ‚ÄúCan RNA Answer It All? From the Origin of Life to a Future of Personalized Medicine‚ÄĚ Did you miss the 2016 Inaugural Symposium?¬†Catch the keynote talks here: The Center for RNA Biomedicine Inaugural Symposium brings together national leaders of the scientific, medical and engineering communities working on…