BMI Weekly News- August 16, 2021

BMI Weekly News 

August 16, 2021 


• Dean’s School of Medicine Town Hall – New Date: August 17, 2021, 12:00pm – 1:00pm. RSVP now to be able to join. 

• The BMI New Student Orientation sessions are Tuesday, August 31, 2021.  This includes the 2nd year students too. Details to follow. 

Event This Week:  

• Dissertation Notice of Public Lecture Presentation for the degree of Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy:  

BMB Student, Kendall Muzzarelli, presents “Biochemical, Structural, and Drug Design Studies of Coronavirus and Norovirus Proteases”, Friday, August 20, 2021.  

Advisor: Dr. Ladislau Kovari  

Zoom link: 

Meeting ID: 922 1611 9069 

Passcode: 099520 

Upcoming Events: 

• BMI Department Picnic is Friday, August 27th (the Friday before classes start). The event will be at Belle  

Isle Park, Shelter 12, the same large shelter that was used for the 2019 picnic. Any questions or concerns contact Jillian Green or Taylor Vensko  

They are collecting donations to help fund this event.  Any and all donations are greatly appreciated. For convenience, donations can be sent to Taylor Vensko through PayPal using:  


If cash is preferred, Taylor will visit labs to collect donations.  Donations for this year are: $5 for students & $20 for faculty.   

The Student Social Committee will be providing the main dish which will be hotdogs, hamburgers, and black bean burgers.  Alcohol is permitted but will not be provided.  Sides or extra dishes to pass are more than welcome. Please see the attached flyer for all necessary information.

♥ For some Belle Isle history:​  

♥ Belle Isle official website:    

• BMI Retreat is Friday, September 24th, ̴ 8:00am-5:00pm.  More details to come closer to the date. 

Return to Campus:   

• For Latest Updates and Information; Warrior Safe is Warrior Strong - School of Medicine - Wayne State University 

• From the Office of the President: VACCINE MANDATE FOR ALL CAMPUS. Masks are now required in all campus buildings for all individuals.  Click link for information: 

• Students  

• EmployeesGuide for employees - Human Resources - Wayne State University  

◦ Faculty & Staff Learning & Support Resources:

• Everyone must complete the Campus Daily Screener Campus Daily Screener - Wayne State University  

before coming to campus. All visitors and guests must complete the Guest Campus Screener Guest Campus Screener - Wayne State University.  

◦ Masks are required indoors for all individuals. Click link for full information: 

• Campus Health Center (CHC) – The COVID-19 Vaccine:  

The COVID-19 Vaccine - Campus Health Center ( 

• Information on the COVID-19 VaccinesVaccines for COVID-19 | CDC 

• To schedule a vaccine appointment, click on link:  

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