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, April 14, 2014

12:00 PM The Role of Sleep in Adolescent Health Risk Behavior:  A Population Neuroscience Approach; Speaker:  Julie Maslowsky, PhD, UW-Madison.    Population Health Sciences Seminar, 1309 HSLC.

12:00 PM Dissecting the Role of Alphavirus E2 Domains Associated with Neuropathogenicity; Speaker:  James Weger (Osorio lab, Pathobiological Sciences).  Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar, 2255 SVM.

3:30 PM Deciphering Mechanisms of Substrate Targeting by Protein Kinases; Speaker:  Benjamin Turk, Yale University.   Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

12:00 PM Deciphering the HSC Cistrome to Discover Novel Genetic Mechanisms That Control Hematopoiesis; Speaker:  Kyle Hewitt (Hematology Training Program Postdoctoral Fellow, Bresnick lab).  Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, DeLuca Forum, WID.

3:30 PM Searching for Functions of EBV’s miRNAs; Speaker:  Aurélia Faure (Advisor:  Bill Sugden).  Does Wnt Pathway Activation Underlie the Advanced Stage at Diagnosis in HPV+ Head and Neck Cancer?; Speaker:  Joshua Martin (Advisor:  Randall Kimple).  Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, Temin Room (11th floor) McArdle Laboratory.

3:30 PM Molecular Insight Into the Lifecycle of Vibrio cholerae; Speaker:  Andrew Camilli, Tufts University.  Biochemistry Colloquium (Postdoc Invited Speaker), 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

4:00 PM  Markers of Specificity in Protein-DNA Interactions; Speaker:  Shravan Sukumar, Dept. of Biochemistry, UW-Madison.  CIBM Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

4:00 PM  Gating Mechanisms of Ca-Activated K Channels; Speaker:  Dr. Brad S. Rothberg, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, Temple University School of Medicine.  Cardiovascular Research Conference, 1325 HSLC.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

8:00 AM New Developments in the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia; Speaker:  Julie Chang, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine (Division of Hematology-Oncology), UWSMPH.  UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

9:00 AM No McArdle Seminar in Cancer Biology (MMSD Spring Break).

12:00 PM The Birth of CCOMP:  When Clinical Consultation Hooks Up with Surgical Pathology; Speaker:  Cindy Bell, DVM, DACVP.  The Tank That Tanked; Speaker:  Renee Richmond, DVM; Cruise:  Smooth Sailing Until the End; Speaker:  Tamara Chamberlin, DVM.  Pathobiological Sciences SVM Seminar, 2255 SVM.

12:00 PM Identification and Treatment of Polyploid Breast Cancers; Speaker:  Mark E. Burkard, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology Division), UW-Madison.  Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar, K6/120 CSC.

3:30 PM Extrinsic and Intrinsic Regulators of Synapse Formation; Speaker:  Kang Shen, Professor, Dept. of Biology-HHMI, Stanford University.  Genetics Colloquium, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

7:00 PM  Experiments in Social Computation; Speaker:  Michael Kearns, Computer & Information Sciences, University of Pennsylvania.  Center for Complexity and Collective Computation Free Public Lecture, DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

11:00 AM Transcriptional Regulation of Lipogenesis; Speaker:  Dr. Hei Sook Sul, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California, Berkeley.  Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:10 PM Why Do Alphaviruses Encode a 5’ to 3’ Helicase?; Speaker:  Dr. Robert Pugh, UW-Madison.  Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

1:30 PM  Saccharomyces Diversity and the Tools to Tap It; Speaker:  Chris Hittinger, PhD, UW-Madison.  Genomics Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

3:30 PM Specific DNA-Binding Pilins As Modulators of Horizontal Gene Transfer; Speaker:  Dr. Vladimir Pelicic, MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology & Infection, Imperial College London.  Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

3:30 PM No Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar.