May 2021 Events

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

South Asian Community Wellness Gathering

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

In collaboration with Health and Wellness, OGPS is hosting a workshop, “South Asian Community Wellness Gathering,” for trainees dealing with the stress of family and friends affected by COVID 8000 miles away. 

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Memorial Event for Victims of Law Enforcement Violence

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


The George Floyd Remembrance and Reflection
for Victims of Law Enforcement Violence

Please join us for a moment of silence and remembrance on

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

12:00 p.m.

• Opening Remarks by Robert M. Sellers, Vice Provost and Chief Diversity

Friday, May 14, 2021

Rackham L.E.A.D. Webinar: Racism Is a Public Health Crisis

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. This LEAD conversation will address how racism is a public health crisis. COVID-19 and its disproportionate impact on communities of color have

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Dr. Kanneganti (St. Jude) presents BI Distinguished Lectureship

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Dr. Kanneganti is known for discoveries elucidating functions of innate immune receptors, inflammasomes, and inflammatory cell death. Her work has identified roles for NLRP3, ZBP1, and inflammasomes in infection and inflammation and synergy beneath cell death pathways, establishing the concept of PANoptosis and its implications in infectious,

Monday, May 3, 2021

Dr. Fariba Rezaee, MD (Case Western) presents “Airway Epithelial Barrier Dysfunction by Viruses and Nanoparticles”

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Dr. Rezaee’s research lab studies the impact of viral infection and environmental factors on airway epithelial barrier and inflammation. The lab focuses on signaling pathways responsible for the change in the integrity of airway epithelial junctional complexes following RSV infection-an area with many ambiguities. Multiple epidemiologic studies