Panel Discussion with PhD, MD, and MD/PhD Students

Monday, November 7th; 4-5 PM; Tolan Park Medical Building (second floor conference room)

Dr. Marusak's lab is hosting an informal Q&A panel discussion with some current MD, PhD, and MD/PhD students.

Here are the confirmed panelists:

-Mohammed Faraj: MD student

-Nikki Zabik: PhD student (Translational Neuroscience)

-Grant LeVasseur: MD/PhD student

-Tabitha Moses: MD/PhD student

-Jovan Jande (MD student)


-John France: PhD student (Translational Neuroscience)

*Free parking at Tolan (3901 Chrysler Service Dr, Detroit, MI 48201)

Undergraduate Research Funding and Conferences Opportunities

UROP awards: The Winter-Spring/Summer 2023 funding cycle for Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Awards is open and now accepting applications and proposals through November 18th. Please visit for more information and to apply for funding. An additional funding opportunity for Spring/Summer-Fall 2023 will also be offered. That application will be available February 17th with a deadline to apply by March 10th.

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR): All WSU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to the 2023 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to present their research or creative work. UROP anticipates being able to provide significant funding to offset the travel costs of any undergraduate student accepted to present at this conference. The conference will be held in person at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire April 13-15, 2023. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2022.

Warrior Scholars: The Wayne State University Conference for Undergraduate Research and Creative Work will be held on March 31, 2023. The Warrior Scholars conference invites undergraduate scholars, writers, and artists from all majors and programs. Oral Presentations, Papers, Posters, Creative Projects, Art Installations, and Performances addressing any topic, theme or method of study are welcome. Additional information can be found on the UROP website when it becomes available.

Contact for Research-Related Advice and Help

Do you need help creating a poster, writing a grant, submitting research applications, etc.?

Please contact our TNP Representative and MD/PhD student, Annie Nguyen for 1-on-1 work or to schedule meetings/mentorship.


Tuesday Takeovers

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Friday Features

Every Friday we feature one of our amazing NRP members on our Instagram page. We describe their academic achievements, community leadership, as well as their career aspirations. If you would like to be featured, complete the Google Form below.

Detroit VITALS Virtual Free Clinic Volunteering

The clinic, founded by Dr. Michael Collins, is the first of its kind in Metro-Detroit and will be a purely virtual based clinic providing focused primary care with a largely preventive focus.

We are looking for help with one or more of the following:

  • Providing time as a clinic volunteer (i.e. healthcare navigators, taking patient history, working in the virtual waiting room, etc.)

  • Volunteering as part of the planning committee to help plan the clinic opening.

If you would like us to advertise an event/opportunity, please email us at