April 2021 Events

Friday, April 23, 2021

Rackham's LEAD: Partnering with HBCSs Toward Racial Equity

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

LEAD, Leading Equity And Diversity, is a series of conversations where attendees have the opportunity to hear from a diverse group of guests who lead and/or support DEI and social justice initiatives. Collaboration is the crux of progress, and higher education is no exception to this axiom. This month, the LEAD series will discuss what

Monday, April 19, 2021

Webinar: Inborn errors of type I IFN immunity in patients with life-threatening COVID-19

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Clinical outcome upon infection with SARS-CoV-2 ranges from silent infection to lethal COVID-19. Qian Zhang and her team identified autosomal-recessive or autosomal-dominant deficiencies of genes in the type I IFN circuit in 23 patients (3.5%) 17 to 77 years of age. She will show that inborn errors of TLR3- and IRF7- dependent type I IFN

Monday, April 12, 2021

Rackham Event: "Calling in the Calling Out Culture" w/ Loretta J. Ross

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

This presentation will be on challenging the Call Out culture of social justice movements and academic spaces in order to build a united human rights movement. 

The lecture will cover five topics: 

  • Understanding what Calling In/Calling Out is 
  • Exploring why people should care about building a human rights movement