Weekly Seminar List - This Week

This list is derived from seminar announcements from multiple sources. Please refer to hosting department to verify information. If you know of additional seminars that should be posted, please send an email.

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Monday, November 28, 2016

12:00 PM Aggregation and the Individual: The Role of Qualitative Research in Epidemiology; Speaker: Richard Keller, PhD, Associate Dean, UW-Madison International Division; Professor, Medical History and Bioethics, UW-Madison. Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM Molecular and Genetic Mechanisms of Myelinating Glial Cell Development; Speaker: Kelly Monk PhD, Associate Professor, Developmental Biology, Washington University School of Medicine. Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

3:30 PM Efficacy of gamma/delta T Cell Immunotherapy for EBV-Induced Lymphomagenesis; Speaker: Nicholas Zumwalde, PhD (Gould and Gumperz labs). NES Masking Regulates HIV-1 Rev Trafficking and Viral RNA Nuclear Export; Speaker: Ryan Behrens (Sherer lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

4:00 PM Little Changes: An Introduction to Hydroxymethylation Across the Genome; Speaker: David White (Chanda & Goldsmith labs). Subgroup: Emerging Role of 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine (a Novel DNA Methylation Modification) in Brain Related Disorders, from Neurodevelopment to Neurodegeneration; Subgroup leaders: Reid Alisch and Andy Madrid. NTP Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center (T216) Waisman Center.


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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

12:00 PM Arterial Endothelial Precursors Yield Clues About the Origins of Vascular Disease; Speaker: David Vereide, Morgridge Fellow, Regenerative Biology, Morgridge Institute for Research. Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, H. F. Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.

2:00 PM Genetic Basis for HSC Generation in the Mammalian Embryo; Speaker: Xin Gao (Bresnick lab). Cell and Molecular Biology Thesis Defense, 7001A WIMR.

4:00 PM Multi-Cellular Interactions in High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer; Speaker: Pamela Kreeger, PhD, Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Cell and Regenerative Medicine, UW-Madison. CIBM Seminar, Biotechnology Center Auditorium.

4:00 PM Effective Dose Delivery in Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jets for Plasma Medicine: A Model Predictive Control Approach; Speaker: Prof. Ali Mesbah, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley. CBE Seminar, 1610 Engineering Hall.

6:30 PM RNA Destruction and Revival During Viral Infection; Speaker: Britt Glaunsinger, HHMI, University of California, Berkeley. RNA MaxiGroup, 1360 Genetics/Biotechnology Center.


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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

8:00 AM Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Current Approaches and New Directions; Speaker: Kari Wisinski, MD, Associate Professor, Hematology-Oncology, UWSMPH. UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

10:30 AM How Senescent Cells Contribute to Aging and Disease; Speaker: Jan van Deursen, PhD, Professor and Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Director, Senescence Program on Aging, Kogod Center for Aging, Mayo Clinic. Cancer Biology “Student Choice” Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM Two Tales of Imaging: Retinal Function and Adult Cortical Plasticity; Speaker: Daniel Tso, Neuroscience & Physiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University. Neuroscience Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

12:00 PM Role of Notch Signaling in Cutaneous Melanoma; Speaker: Dareen Mikheil (Setaluri lab) Medical Sciences. Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (PBS 930), 2255 SVM.

12:30 PM Adversarial Influence Maximization and Bandits meet Matrix Completion; Speaker: Justin Khim and Aniruddha Bhargava, PhD students, University of Pennsylvania and UW-Madison. SILO Seminar, Orchard Room (3820) Discovery Bldg. (Access to the room is via the elevator behind Aldo’s Café in the Northeast corner of the building.)

3:30 PM Mining the Metagenome: Using Engineered Biosensors to Study New Degradation Pathways; Speaker: Dylan Plaskon, Biochemistry. BTP Trainee Seminar, 1420 MSB.

3:30 PM Developmental Genetics of Planar Cell Polarity in Mammalian Skin; Speaker: Hao Chang, Assistant Professor, Dermatology, UW-Madison. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics/Biotech Bldg.

7:00 PM The Science of Forecasting China’s Future; Speaker: Edward Friedman, Professor Emeritus, Political Science. Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.


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Thursday, December 1, 2016

11:00 AM The Baby Observational Nutrition Study (BONUS) in Cystic Fibrosis; Speaker: Dr. Drucy Borowitz, Pediatrics, SUNY-Buffalo. Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

11:00 AM Characterization of Cellular and Tissue Aging of Aortic Heart Valve; Heather Hutson, Predoc Trainee (Masters lab) Translational Cardiovascular Science. Creation of Biomimetic Scaffold Environments to Study Aortic Valve Pathobiology; Speaker: Kristyn Masters, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering. Vascular Biology Research Colloquium, 5001A WIMR.

12:00 PM Sex, Death and Meiosis: The Evolution of Offspring Inviability in Plants and Animals; Speaker: Dan Levitis, Botany. Evolution Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotechnology.

12:10 PM The Nine and a Half-Month Gestation of the Zika Experimental Science Team; Speaker: Dr. David O’Connor, Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UW-Madison. Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

12:30 PM Extracellular Proteolysis, an Overlooked Regulator of Cellular Phenotype and Signaling; Speaker: Suneel Apte, MBBS DPhil, Lerner Research Institute, Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds, 1345 HSLC.

1:30 PM On the Value of Top Down Proteomics in Basic and Translational Research; Speaker: Neil Kelleher, PhD, Northwestern. Genomics Seminar, Biotechnology Center Auditorium.

3:00 PM Environmental and Genetic Factors in the Etiology of Birth Defects; Speaker: Josh Everson, PhD Candidate (Lipinski lab) Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine. METC Seminar, 11th Floor, McArdle Bldg., 1400 University Avenue.

3:30 PM Is the Road as Important as the Destination? Does Phloem Structure Constrain Carbon Transport in Plants?; Speaker: Jessica Savage, University of Minnesota-Duluth. Biology Colloquium, B302 Birge Hall.


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Friday, December 2, 2016

12:00 PM RNA Therapeutics: Antisense Oligonucleotides for the Treatment of Degenerative Disorders; Speaker: Michelle Hastings, PhD, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. John D. Wiley Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.

12:00 PM Biochemical Insights into the Mechanism of Oncogenic Histone Mutations; Speaker: Dominik Hoelper (Lewis lab). IPiB Seminar, Khorana Auditorium, HFD Biochemistry Labs.

12:00 PM West Nile Virus – Take a Bite Out of It!; Speaker: Kristen Bernard, DVM PhD, Associate Professor, Pathobiological Sciences. MMI Seminar, 6201 MSB.

3:30 PM Literature Talk; Speaker: Julian Bustamante. MBTG 914 Seminar, 2131 HFD Biochemistry Bldg.

3:30 PM CANCELLED Small Molecules from the Human Microbiota; Speaker: Michael Fischbach, PhD, Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, USCF. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2006 Rennebohm Hall.


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