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 17, 2014

12:00 PM  Risks and Realities – What Science Tells Us About Consumption of Raw Milk; Speaker:  Pamela L. Ruegg, DVM, MPVM, Professor, Dept. of Dairy Sciences, UW-Madison.  Population Health Sciences Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

12:00 PMIn Vitro Modeling of Pompe Disease Using Skeletal Muscle Progenitors; Speaker:  Saowanee Jiwlawat (Suzuki lab).  Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar, 2259 SVM.

12:00 PM Modeling Liver Disease and Development with Human iPSCs; Speaker:  Stephan A. Duncan, Professor and Vice Chairman, Dept. of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin.  Biomedical Engineering Seminar, 1003 Engineering Centers Bldg.

3:30 PM HIV-1 Env’s Cytoplasmic Tail Domain Regulates Multiple Aspects of Viral Cell-to-Cell Transmission at the Virological Synapse; Speaker:  Jaye Gardiner (Sherer lab).  Epigenetic Risk Factors and Early Prostate Cancer Susceptibility; Speaker:  Nathan Damaschke (Jarrard lab).  Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 1309 HSLC.

4:00 PM No NTP Seminar.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

12:00 PM Cellular Therapy for Graft vs Host Disease; Speaker:  Peiman Hematti, Associate Professor, Medicine /Hematology-Oncology.  Stem Cell Lab Meeting, DeLuca Forum, 1st Floor Town Center, WID.

4:00 PM In-Depth Identification of Protein Sequence Variants and Posttranslational Modifications; Speaker:  Anthony Cesnik, Dept. of Chemistry.  Exploring Neural Effective Connectivity in Patients with Balance Dysfunction Using Dynamic Causal Modeling in fMRI; Speaker:  Barbara Wendelberger, Statistical and Computational Biology and Medicine Special Committee Program.  CIBM Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

8:00 AM PIK3CA Mutant Colorectal and Pancreatic Cancers:  Opportunities for Targeted Therapies; Speaker:  Dustin Deming, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology.  UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

11:00 AM No Cancer Biology Seminar.

12:00 PM Epigenetic Regulation of Stem and Progenitor Cells during Drosophila Neurogenesis; Speaker:  Cheng-Yu Lee, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan.  Cell and Regenerative Biology Seminar, G5/119 CSC.

12:00 PM Talaat Lab:  Tuberculosis in Humans and Animals.  Copper Metabolism in M. tuberculosis ; Speaker:  Sarah Marcus.  Bovine Tuberculosis:  Lessons from an Enzootic Country, Egypt; Speaker:  Dr. Adel Talaat.  PBS Seminar, 2255 SVM.

3:30 PM Coordinated Epigenetic Regulation by Long Noncoding RNAs in Plants; Speaker:  Sibum Sung, University of Texas.  Genetics Colloquium, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

11:00 AM Reprogramming Lipid and Glucose Metabolism; Speaker:  Dr. Fariba Assadi-Porter, Texas Tech University.  Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:00 PM Evolution of Cancer Genomes; Speaker:  Wen-Hsiung Li, Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago.  Evolution Special Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

12:10 PM The PDZ-Binding Motif of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Envelope Protein Is a Determinant of Viral Pathogenesis; Speaker:  Sarah Wessel (Keck lab).  Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

4:45 PM Interrogation of the Blood-Brain Barrier Membrane Proteome and Glycoproteome via Creation and Screening of an Immunized Lamprey VLR Library; Speaker:  Jason LaJoie, Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering (Shusta lab).  GSTP Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotech Center.

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Friday, November 21, 2014

12:00 PM Extracting Semantics from Clinical Text; Speaker:  Meliha Yestigen, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Washington.  Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

2:30 PM Modeling the Natural History of Pelizaeus Merzbacher Disease; Speaker:  Dr. Ian Duncan, BVMS, PhD.  Neurology Grand Rounds, 1220 Medical Foundation Centennial Bldg.

3:30 PM Therapeutic Carbon Monoxide?  Yes, It Is True!; Speaker:  Binghe Wang, PhD, Dept. of Chemistry and Center for Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Georgia State University.  Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2006 Rennebohm Hall.