BMI Weekly News - November 4, 2019

BMI Weekly News

November 4, 2019


  • BMI Faculty meeting is Thursday, November 7, 2019, 11:30am-12:30pm, 7364 Scott Hall
  • Mark Your Calendar: MICHIGAN BRANCH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY 2020 ANNUAL ANNOUNCEMENT "Building a Boundless Biofilm" on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Special Functions Room 2700 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Detroit, MI. Keynote Speaker: Robert A. Burne, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and Chair, Oral Biology College of Dentistry, University of Florida. Registration opens January 2020

Departmental Events

  • Journal Club/RDP: PhD Student, Jonathan Greenberg, presentation title: "Exploring the dynamics of microbial communities in cohabiting songbirds." Monday, November 4, 2019, 12:30pm-1:20pm, 3125 Scott Hall, School of Medicine. Mentor: Dr. Kevin Theis
  • IFG Seminar: Speaker, Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D. Professor, President and Chief Scientific Officer, La Jolla Institute for Immunology. Title: "Development and function of natural killer T cells: an innate-like lymphocyte population" Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 12:15-1:15pm, Lunch served at 12pm, 2nd floor Wertz Auditorium HWCRC. Hosted by: Dr. Qing-Sheng Mi, M.D./Ph.D.
  • Next BMI Seminar: Speaker, Nichole Klatt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Vice-Chair of Research, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Title: "To Be Announced" Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:30am-12:25pm, 2268 Scott Hall, School of Medicine. Hosted by: Madison Peterson, PhD Students,


Other Events

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development Seminar Series: Speaker, Jerome F. Strauss, III, PhD, Professor, Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University. Title: "Searching for Genetic and Environmental Causes of Preterm Birth" on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, The C.S. Mott Center Conference Room 135.1. See attached flyer for the full directions.
  • Henry Ford Medical Group Academic Affairs Distinguished Seminar Series: Speaker, Yuan Zhuang, PhD, Professor of Immunology, Duke University School of Medicine. Title: "ID at the checkpoints of T lineage specification" Thursday, November 7, 2019 at noon - 1 p.m. (Lunch Will Be Provided 11:45 a.m.) Henry Ford Hospital, E&R Building, Room E&R2071. Contact Dr. Qing-Sheng for further information (313) 876-1017


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