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University Of Michigan Opens $46M Research Center

The Center of Excellence in Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering is a 62,000-square-foot addition to laboratories on the Ann Arbor school’s north campus.

CBS Detroit–10/10/2014

Event Notices From Oct. 23

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013


Former Custodian Finds New Career Through HFCC Biotech Program

Zach Brukley, a non-traditional student at Henry Ford Community College, credits his new career as a biotech scientist to the Biotechnology Program at HFCC, where he discovered the program working as a custodian.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2013


RetroSense Therapeutics Announces Notice of Allowance for New U.S. Patent Application

RetroSense Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to developing gene therapy approaches to vision restoration, announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. patent application (No. 12,299,574), which broadly covers methods of restoring visual responses with a variety of optogenetic compounds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Lawrence Tech Summer Camps Provide Path To Degree And Beyond

This summer, Lawrence Technological University will hold more than 20 enrichment camps to introduce high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to topics that could lead to a college major or a career.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012


MichBio, KnowledgeWatch Announce Strategic Alliance

MichBio, the state’s biotechnology industry association, and KnowledgeWatch, an aggregator of Web content, announced the formation of a strategic alliance to develop “miBio NewsWatch,” a news and information gathering channel for Michigan biosciences companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2011

An artist's rednering of the new Henry Ford Community College Science Center

Henry Ford Community College Graduates First Biotech Students

The first students to earn an associate degree in biotechnology received their degrees in August from Henry Ford Community College.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2011

An artist's rednering of the new Henry Ford Community College Science Center

Henry Ford CC Breaking Ground On Advanced Science Center

The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Henry Ford Community College’s new Science Center is Friday, April 1, at 3 p.m. HFCC officials say the event is another critical step in Henry Ford’s advancement as a place of research and learning, as well as an organization dedicated to the economic development of southeast Michigan.



‘Dean of Innovation’ Jeff DeGraff to Keynote MichBio Annual Meeting

MichBio, the industry association for biosciences in Michigan, announced that Michigan’s ‘Dean of Innovation,’ Jeff DeGraff, will be the keynote speaker at its Annual Meeting & Showcase on April 18 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth.