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, October 17, 2016

12:00 PM How Electronic Health Record Interactions in Teams Impact Healthcare Utilization and Costs for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Patients in Primary Care; Speaker: Marlon Mundt, PhD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health, Population Health Sciences, UWSMPH. Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM The Mechanical Environment of Pregnancy; Speaker: Kristin Myers, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University. Biomedical Engineering Seminar, 1153 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

12:00 PM Phenol-Soluble Modulins – Multi-Functional Virulence Factors of Staphylococcus aureus; Speaker: Michael Otto, PhD, Senior Investigator, Bacteriology, NIAID, NIH. Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

3:30 PM New Insights into Immune Checkpoint Expression – Broad Implications for Cancer Immunotherapies; Speaker: Christopher Zahm, Ph.D. (McNeel lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

3:30 PM Visual Biochemistry: Understanding Biology by Watching Proteins on DNA, One Molecule at a Time; Speaker: Steve Kowalczykowski, University of California-Davis. Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

4:00 PM Quantitative MRI for Precision Medicine; Speaker: Kathryn Keenan, PhD, Applied Physics, Physical Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology. Medical Physics Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

4:00 PM Reliability of Resting State Functional Connectivity MRI; Speaker: Sisi Li (Alisch lab). Neuroscience Training Program Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.


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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

12:00 PM Quantitative Optical Imaging of Organotypic Cultures; Speaker: Melissa Skala, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Investigator, MIR. Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, Auditorium, Biotechnology Center. *Note Change of Venue*

1:00-4:00 PM Big Privacy: Policy Meets Data Science Symposium (Center for Predictive Computational Phenotyping). Register for free attendance or live stream - https://biostat.wufoo.com/forms/x1whhfto09xaqxa/.

4:00 PM Development of Targeted Therapies to Treat Solid Tumors; Speaker: Prof. Roger Harrison, Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, University of Oklahoma. CBE Seminar, 1610 Engineering Hall.

4:30 PM New Targets of the mTORC1 Pathway in Vascular Smooth Muscle; Speaker: Kathleen Martin, PhD, Associate Professor, Medicine (Cardiovascular), Pharmacology, Yale University School of Medicine. Cardiovascular Research Conference Seminar, 1335 HSLC.


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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

8:00 AM CANCELLED-Genetic Studies of Bone Marrow Failure and MDS; Speaker: Akiko Shimamura, MD PhD, Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

11:00 AM Using Radiation to Elicit in Situ Tumor Vaccination; Speaker: Zachary Morris, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Human Oncology, UWSMPH. Cancer Biology Seminar, 1306 HSLC. *Note Time and Different Location*

12:00 PM Dissecting the Contributions of Dopamine to Decision Making: Zooming Out to Whole Brain Networks; Speaker: Luis Populin, Neuroscience, UW-Madison. Neuroscience Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

12:00 PM Dr. Paul Marker’s Lab. George O’Brien Urology Research Center Monthly Inside Speaker Seminar, 7001A WIMR.

12:00 PM Evaluation of the Prevalence of Digital Dermatitis in Beef Feedlot Cattle under Organic Trace Mineral Supplementation; Speaker: Megan Kulow (Döpfer lab) Medical Sciences. Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student (PBS 930) Seminar, 2255 SVM.

12:30 PM Mixed-Integer Convex Optimization; Speaker: Miles Lubin, Graduate Student, MIT. 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 Beyond Concentration: Bioactivity of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5); Speaker: Ahlam Al Hanai, Environmental Chemistry and Technology. BTP Trainee Seminar, 1420 MSB.

3:30 PM Evolution of Gene Expression in Giant Mice from Gough Island; Speaker: Mark Nolte, Postdoctoral Researcher, UW-Madison. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Bldg.

4:00 PM Yule’s “Nonsense Correlation” Solved!; Speaker: Philip Ernst, Assistant Professor, Statistics, Rice University. Statistics Seminar, 331 SMI.


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Thursday, October 20, 2016

11:00 AM CANCELLED-Novel Mechanisms of Pancreatic beta and Platelet Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Speaker: Dr. Jackie Wisinki, MANTP Postdoctoral Trainee. Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:00 PM Can Inbreeding Purge the Genetic Load?; Speaker: Don Waller, Botany. Evolution Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotechnology.

12:10 PM Mosquito Culex tarsalis Salivary Components Responsible for Enhancement of West Nile Virus Infection; Speaker: Mr. Fernando Moreira (Bernard lab). Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

12:30 PM Listeria Monocytogenes Induced Cell Death Impairs Cell-Mediated Immunity: Consequences for Immunotherapy; Speaker: Erin Theisen, Student (Saur lab) Cellular and Molecular Pathology. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

3:30 PM Mining Microbes for New Antibiotics and Signaling Molecules; Speaker: Dr. Bo Li, Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, Ebling Symposium Center, MSB.

3:30 PM Biological Invasions: Understanding and Predicting the Impacts of Non-Native Species; Speaker: Anthony Ricciardi, McGill University. Biology Colloquium, B302 Birge Hall.

4:00 PM Exercise and Memory Decline: Implications for Therapeutics to Slow or Prevent AD; Speaker: Laura Baker, Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine. Neuroscience Training Program Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

4:00 PM Combinatorial Therapy Using Polymeric Micelle Nanocarrier for CNS Regeneration; Speaker: Jeoung Soo Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor, Drug Design, Development, and Delivery Laboratory, Bioengineering, Clemson University. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2002 Rennebohm Hall.

4:00 PM Beyond Broader Impacts – How and Why STEM Engagement is Part of the Cycle of Innovation; Speakers: Christal Sheppard, Regional Director, UW Patent and Trademark Office; Erik Iverson, Managing Director, WARF. Wisconsin Science Festival edition of WARF Essential Topics Series, Discovery Building. Register for this event free event at - https://warf.wufoo.com/forms/zfc6ztk1wqlmg6/.


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Friday, October 21, 2016

12:00 PM Regulation of RNA Synthesis and Decay via the C-terminal Domain of Pol II; Speaker: Sandra Tseng (Ansari lab). IPiB Seminar, Khorana Auditorium, HFD Biochemistry Labs.

12:00 PM Enhancing ER Capacity as a Novel Approach in Type 1 Diabetes Prevention; Speaker: Fey Engin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry, UW-Madison. MMI Seminar, 6201 MSB.

12:00 PM Object Oriented Data Analysis; Speaker: Steve Marron, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina. BMI Seminar, Biotech Auditorium.

12:00 PM Role of Neuroestrogens in the Regulation of GnRH Release; Speaker: Ei Terasawa, PhD, Professor, Pediatrics, UWSMPH; Senior Scientist, WNPRC. Primate Center Neuroscience Seminar, 219B Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, 1220 Capitol Court.

3:40 PM Literature Talk; Speaker: Krizia Perez Medina. MBTG 914 Seminar, 2131 HFD Biochemistry Bldg.

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