Events

events

Below is a listing of different events/meetings that are occurring throughout the department. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

If you need information about being part of a particular meeting contact the person listed below for the meeting day, time and Zoom link or send an email to epi.info@msu.edu

 

DEPARTMENT EVENTS  

 

CP CONFERENCE 

The Cerebral Palsy Research Consortium of Michigan SEVENTH Biennial Conference. To learn more about the conference, CPON and the CP Research Consortium of Michigan click here 

CPON

 

NIGEL PANETH - A RETIREMENT CELEBRATION!

Friday, October 21  12:00 - 1:30  

Interdisciplinary Science Technology building
Michigan State University, 766 Service Rd

  • 12-12:30 lunch, video tribute - No Zoom
  • 12:30-1:30 for lightning talks and tributes. (Zoom available)

 

Nigel Paneth celebration 

 

STUDENT DEFENSES

MS Thesis and PhD Dissertation defenses occur throughout the year. For Zoom links to these defenses email epi.info@msu.edu

 

DEPARTMENT PICNIC

(for students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families - September of each year)

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT SEMINAR SERIES

FALL SEMINARS BEGIN - Thursday, September 22 3:30 p.m.

The Department sponsors a biweekly seminar series during the academic year on topics of epidemiologic and biostatistical interests. Speakers include Michigan State University faculty, Michigan Department of Community Health public health professionals or invited guests from around the nation or, occasionally, overseas. 

 

BEAMS

BEAMS is the primary organization of epidemiology and biostatistics graduate students at Michigan State University. For more informatin about BEAMS and their events view their web page.

 

GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION 

Orientation occurs yearly in August before classes begin.

  


 

RESEARCH MEETINGS

 

PROJECTS FOR NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES; METHODOLOGIES FOR DIFFERENT RESEARCH DESIGNS

  • Fridays from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Zoom)
  • Dr. Honglei Chen contact person for this group

 

QUANTGEN LAB MEETINGS

  • Open to everyone
  • Meets Fridays 11am- Noon
  • The Quantgen lab meetings are weekly presentations of projects and papers on analysis and prediction of complex traits and diseases using genetic and environmental information; on methods, software development and applications, and plant and animal breeding.
  • Meeting Schedule

 

CEREBRAL PALSY RESEARCH GROUP (resuming October, 2022)

  • led by Nigel Paneth. Discussion of cerebral palsy and perinatal/pediatric research topics.
  • Faculty, grad students, alumni, postdocs, med students, and undergrads interested in CP research are welcome to join in person and by zoom.
  • Meets first Monday of every month 11-12 noon through Zoom.
  • To participate and for schedule information, please contact Madeleine Lenski