BMI Weekly News - May 27, 2023

BMI Weekly Newsletter

May 27, 2024


  • In observance of Memorial Day, Wayne State University is closed, today, Monday, May 27, 2024

This Week’s Events:

  • Message to the BMI department from Abdullah Al-Homoudi:

Schrödinger Hybrid Event: May 28-30, 2024 (Virtual), 12:00PM – 2:00PM ET

If you are interested in learning and using Schrödinger, click the following link for registration to Schrödinger Education Week, which is a free event. Educator's Week 2024 - Schrödinger ( 

Schrödinger is a very powerful software suite used for computational chemistry and molecular modeling. This event is a fantastic opportunity for anyone in our department to enhance their skill set. Please emphasize the importance of this event and encourage as many people as possible to register. Depending on the level of interest, we may consider increasing the number of tokens used to access various Schrödinger tools and features.

Thank you, Abdullah

Upcoming Event:

  • Immunology Focus Group: Hybrid meeting, Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Speaker: Roberto Tinoco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine
Title: “HMGB2 Regulation of T cell Immunity”
Dr. Tinoco’s
 research seeks to understand the cellular and molecular regulation of T cell exhaustion in chronic viral infections and cancers. The goal is to improve T cell function to help eliminate these diseases.
In-person: Wertz Auditorium. Lunch will be provided.


Meeting ID: 929 7923 9423
Password: 998756

Hosted by: Heather Gibson, Ph.D., Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University

Sponsored by: The Office of Vice President for Research, Wayne State University, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, and Henry Ford Health System         

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