Month: November 2014

Lunch and Learn Dec. 11: Relax for the Holidays

SWEATBenefit Services and SWEAT will host a Lunch and Learn on Thursday, Dec. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in Memorial Union Ballroom A2.

Shannon Brodeur, SWEAT coordinator, will present on the importance of taking a little time for yourself during the holidays. Several relaxation stations will be set up for employees to enjoy. All employees are welcome. Bring your lunch; hot cocoa and tea will be provided.

From Tech Today.

Proposals in Progress November 20, 2014

PI Trejin Yoon (KIP), “Sex Effects on Stress-Induced Brain Activity During a Motor Task,” Marquette University

PI Lanrong Bi (Chem/BRC) and Co-PI Qinghui Chen (KIP/BRC), “Target Mitochondrial Fusion Process: Engineering of a Nanoparticals-Based Mitochondrial Drug Delivery Platform,” US Department of Health and Human Services-NIH

PI Zhiying Shan and Co-PI Qinghui Chen (KIP/BRC), “Brain Prorenin Receptor and Sympathetic Activation in Salt Sensitive Hypertension,” US Department of Health and Human Services-NIH

PI Zhiying Shan (KIP), “Dysregulation of Neuropeptide Networks in Nicotine Addiction,” University of Florida

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New Faculty Member Steven Elmer


Steven Elmer
Steven Elmer

Steven Elmer, PhD
Steven Elmer joins the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology as an assistant professor. Elmer comes to Michigan Tech from the University of Maine.

Elmer received a PhD and an MS in Exercise Physiology from the University of Utah.

Prior to coming to Michigan Tech, he worked with the United States Olympic Committee. Elmer has been published in SportScience, the Journal of BiomechanicsClinical Biomechanics and more.

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