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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 
12:00 – 1:00 pm 

Michigan State University 
Grand Rapids Research Center 
Room 1102 

Video Conference 
East Lansing Campus 
1310 Anthony Hall 

Michael Soares, Ph.D. 

Dr. Soares received his undergraduate degree from California State University, Chico and his doctoral degree from the University of Hawaii. He received postdoctoral training at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Soares is currently a University Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center, with appointments in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the Department of Pediatrics, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also serves as Director of the Institute for Reproduction and Perinatal Research at the University of Kansas and Director of the Center for Perinatal Research at the Children’s Research Institute, Children’s Mercy Kansas City. Dr. Soares’ research program focuses on regulatory processes associated with pregnancy, especially events controlling the development of the hemochorial placenta.