CANCELLED: Weekly Meeting - March 18: The University of Michigan in 2020


Speaker: Mark Schlissel became the 14th President of the University of Michigan on July 1, 2014. He graduated from Princeton University in 1979 with a B.A. in Biochemical Sciences. He earned both a M.D. and a Ph.D. (in Physiological Chemistry) from John Hopkins University in 1986 through the Medical Scientist Training Program at its School of Medicine. Following a residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Whitehead Institute, he joined the faculty of the Medical School at Johns Hopkins University in 1991. He moved to the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California (Berkley) in 1999, serving as Dean of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Letters there from 2008 to 2011. Brown University appointed him as its Provost in 2011.

President Mark Schlissel will be joining us to discuss initiatives and priorities that advance research, education and societal impact by uniting the strengths of the University of Michigan and the local community. Join us for this interesting opportunity to hear updates and a discussion of the future of our great University.