BMI Weekly News- October 3, 2022

BMI Weekly Newsletter  

October 3, 2022  


  • A special thanks: Many thanks to Isabella Cubillejo, Kayla Gilmore, and James Jackson, as well as to everyone who provided information and photos, for creation of the extraordinary, totally awesome 2022 BMI Introductory Newsletter!  Cats, guitars, outdoor adventures, and a whole lot more (but no drummer, which is a bummer). 
  • 2022 BMI Retreat: Presentations from BMI Research Groups, Friday, October 14, from 8:30am until 5:00pm.  Program guideline details attached; there will be more information to follow. 

Events this Week:  

  • Journal Club: Monday, October 3, 2022, 12:30pm, Scott Hall, Room 2268 
    • Presented by:  IM PhD student, Isabella Cubillejo  
    • Title: “Vibrio cholerae in Zebrafish: What Happens to the Host?” 
    • Mentor:  Dr. Jeffrey Withey 
  • No BMI Seminar scheduled for this week. 

Upcoming Events: 

  • Journal Club: Monday, October 10, 2022, 12:30pm, Scott Hall, Room 2268 
    • Presented by:  IM PhD student, Nathan Kelley 
    • Title: TBA 
    • Mentor:  Dr. Yuan He 
  • In-Person BMI Seminar: Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 11:30am, Scott Hall, Room 2268 

Return to Campus: 

  • Current Trash Pick Up Procedures for Scott Hall:  During the current staffing shortage in the custodial department, if your regular custodian is out, please take your trash to the central location (near the elevators) until your custodian returns.  If you need more bags, please call the School of Medicine’s Facilities & Support Services office at 313 577-1460 and they will get some for you.  
  • Campus Health Committee:  WSU has mandated all students, faculty and staff to receive a flu shot by October 15, 2022. There are three dates for each in October that they will be at the School of Medicine to give out the flu shots. Please visit their flu page for more information on no out-of-pocket cost to receive the flu shot for enrolled students, faculty & staff and also for other locations where the flu shot will be given too.   

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