BMI Weekly News- March 20, 2023

BMI Weekly Newsletter  

March 20, 2023 


From the Office of the Vice President of Research - Research Development Seminar Series: The RDS series is being offered for WSU faculty, chairs & directors, postdoctoral trainees & graduate students, and administrators.  The seminars are free but require registration Event registration.  

  • Upcoming Seminar:  Wednesday, April 5, 2023, 10:00am-11:30am, via Zoom. 
    • Title: Leveraging Resources & Relationships to Support Research 
    • Presenters:  Jennifer Har, PhD, (moderator), Associate Professor of African History; Maik Hüttemann, PhD, Professor, Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics; Noa Ofen, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology and the Institute of Gerontology; Rachel Wallace, PhD, Assistant Vice President for Research Development 
    • RSVP at:  
    • Information will be emailed to all registrants prior to April 5.  
  • For Seminar Series Event Details: Research Development Seminar Series

Events This Week:  

Career/Workforce Virtual Event - the Michigan BioTalent Strategy Exchange on March 21st.  Wayne State is a member. To make it easy for our member academic contacts to register at the discounted price, we created coupon code ACAMEMBER-BT2023 that will take $30 off.  Students are free with this code, faculty $30. 

Journal Club: Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 11:30am, 3125 Scott Hall  

  • Presented by:  IM PhD student, Callen Bleick 
  • Title: “Impact of Bacteriophage Co-administration with Human Antimicrobial Peptide LL-37" 
  • Advisor: Dr. Michael Rybak 

Upcoming Events: 

Next BMI Seminar is scheduled for March 28, 2023, 11:30am, 2268 Scott Hall 

  • Speaker: Dr. Andrew Lipchik, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences,  College of Pharmacy, Wayne State University  
  • Title: “From Pathogenic to Therapeutic: Engineering IgG as an anti-inflammatory therapy” 
  • Hosted by: Dr. Jianjun Wang  

Next Journal Club: Two presentations on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 11:30am, 3125 Scott Hall  

  • 1st Presentation presented by:  BMB MS student, Alan Carbajo
    • Title: TBA 
    • Advisor: Dr. Philip Pellett 
  • 2nd Presentation presented by: BMB MS student, Apoorva Rao 
    • Title: TBA 
    • Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Withey 

2023 MI-ASM Annual Meeting is Saturday, April 1, 2023, 8am to 4:30pm at Oakland Center, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 

Return to Campus:     

Recent Updates for Campus Conditions and Requirements as of March 20, 2023  

Campus Daily Screener link  

From Office of President Wilson: Resources with contact numbers to support, guide and assist you while on campus. and additional resources 

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