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2018 UMCGR Annual Retreat
Saturday, February 10, 2018

33rd Annual University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research Retreat (Feb 10)

The University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research invites you to join us for our 33rd Annual retreat, February 10, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. The retreat will take place at the Biomedical Science Research Building Kahn Auditorium and BSRB Atrium.

This year’s honored Yamada Lectureship speaker is Dr. Judy H. Cho, Director, Division of the Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine (CBIPM), the Ward-Coleman Chair for Translational Genetics, and the Vice-Chair for Research in Gastroenterology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Cho's talk is entitled,“Leveraging population differences in innate immunity: Towards Precision IBD.”

We look forward to seeing all of our membership in attendance, sharing some fellowship and most importantly viewing your exciting laboratory research.

We are also pleased to announce that Dr. Nobuhiko Kamada, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Dr. Roberta Caruso, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Department of Pathology, and Dr. Eric Martens, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, will honor us with presentations highlighting their exciting new research efforts.

As always, currently funded UMCGR pilot project investigators are required to present a poster at this meeting. If you are not funded through the Center but have a research poster that you would like to present at the retreat you are kindly encouraged and gratefully welcomed to do so. Last year we had over 50 excellent poster presentations and we have room for a lot more. 

If you would like to present a poster at this year’s retreat, please notify Pam Varga by email ( or phone 647-2942 on or before February 6th. It would be helpful if you had the title of your poster and abstract at that time.

2018 UMCGR Annual Retreat
February 10, 2018

UMCGR Academic Workshop and Honored Yamada Lectureship Invited Speaker

February 9, 2018




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