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  • Upcoming Webinars

    Thursday, August 18, 2016 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Webinar: VISA Mechanisms for Scientists

    Speaker: Liqin Ban (Liqin Ban PLLC)

    Join this Webinar to learn more about the Green Card application process and the visa options for international researchers and scientists without employer sponsorships.

    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Info session about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

    Speaker: Joerg Schlatterer (National Science Foundation)

    This Webinar will provide an overview of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) and program updates for the FY 2017 competition (including deadlines and application and review processes).

    Thursday, September 8, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Targeting Inflammation and Podocytopathy in Chronic Kidney Disease

    Speakers: Hans-Joachim Anders (University of Munich), Caroline Fox (Merck Research Laboratories), John Cijiang He (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Matthias Kretzler (University of Michigan), Kevin V. Lemley (University of Southern California), Jochen Reiser (Rush University Medical Center), Katalin Susztak (University of Pennsylvania), and Roger C. Wiggins (University of Michigan)

    Accumulating evidence supports a role for renal inflammation and podocytopathy in pathogenesis and progression of chronic kidney disease. This symposium will delve into the mechanisms underlying this pathology.

    Friday, September 16, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    Big Data, Consumer Technology, and the Obesity Epidemic: Emerging Science and Ethical Considerations

    Speakers: Lori B. Andrews (Illinois Institute of Technology), Gary Bennett (Duke University), Barbara Millen (Healthmain), Tooraj Mirshahi (Geisinger Clinic), Satchidananda Panda (SALK Institute), Ruth E. Patterson (University of California San Diego), Michael Price (Georgia State University), Karandeep Singh (University of Michigan), and Nicholas Tatonetti (Columbia University)

    Researchers, health professionals, and a growing wellness-conscious public use technology to monitor health status. Big Data harnessed from this technology have created a foundation for focused research targeting obesity, but at what cost?

    Friday, October 7, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Advances in the Neurobiology of Mental Illness

    Mental illness causes debilitating consequences on quality of life for individuals, families, and society. This symposium explores avenues for translating these discoveries about the neurobiology of a spectrum of mental illnesses into new treatments.

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