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, September 26, 2016

9:00 AM Epithelial Regeneration in Burn Injury; Speaker: Angela Gibson, MD PhD, Assistant Professor, Surgery, UW-Madison. UW SDRC Seminar, 408 SMI.

12:00 PM The Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease; Speaker: Corinne Engelman, MSPH PhD, Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences, UWSMPH. Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM Single Molecule Biosensors for Dynamic Multigene Analysis in Complex Tissue Environments; Speaker: Pak Wong, PhD, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Surgery, Pennsylvania State University. Biomedical Engineering Seminar, 1153 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

3:30 PM Human Cytomegalovirus Infection Induces a Slow Cycling Phenotype and Increases Resistance to Temozolomide in Glioblastoma Cells; Speaker: Che Liu, Ph.D. (Kalejta lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

3:30 PM One Tiny Step for Kinesin, One Slightly Less Tiny Step for Motor Mechanics; Speaker: Charles Sindelar, Yale. Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

4:00 PM Collide and Conquer: Flow-Induced Margination and Demargination Phenomena in Blood; Speaker: Michael Graham. Medical Physics Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

4:00 PM Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: an Erk-some Disease; Speaker: Trina Basu. Neuroscience Training Program Student Research Presentation, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.


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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

12:00 PM Tools for Engineering Personalized Neural Tissue; Speaker: Stephanie Willerth, Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair, Biomedical Engineering, University of Victoria. Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, H. F. Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.

4:00 PM Machine-Learning-Assisted Materials Discovery Using Failed Experiments; Speaker: Paul Raccuglia, Research Scientist, Cobalt Speech and Language. CIBM Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

4:00 PM Surprises in Self-Assembly Dynamics at the Nanoscale; Speaker: Prof. Qian Chen, Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. CBE Seminar, 1610 Engineering Hall.


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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

8:00 AM Defining the Value of Comparative Oncology Clinical Trials in Companion Species; Speaker: David Vail, DVM, Professor, Medical Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, UW-Madison. UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

10:30 AM Optical Imaging of Cancer; Speaker: Melissa Skala, PhD, Investigator, MIR; Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, UW-Madison. Cancer Biology Seminar, 1345 HSLC.  *Note New Time*

11:00 AM Strategies for Stereoselective Chemical Synthesis in the Pharmaceutical Industry; Speaker: Tamas Benkovics, PhD, Merck Process Development. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 1116 Rennebohm Hall.

12:00 PM Communicating through Color; Speaker: Karen Schloss, Psychology and WID, UW-Madison. Neuroscience Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

12:00 PM The Mechanism of YY1 in the HSC Self-Renewal and Lineage Differentiation Function; Speaker: Anna Luiza Facchetti V. Assumpcao (Pan lab) Medical Sciences, SVM. Comparative Biomedical Sciences/Pathobiological Sciences Seminar, 2255 SVM.

12:30 PM Speeding up Machine Learning Using Graphs and Codes; Speaker: Dimitris Papailiopoulos, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 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 Stem Pharm Internship 2016; Speaker: Andrew Khalil, Biomedical Engineering. BTP Trainee Seminar, 1420 MSB.

3:30 PM Deep Mutational Scanning: Proteins, RNA and DNA; Speaker: Stanley Fields, Investigator, HHMI; Professor, Genome Sciences and Medicine, University of Washington. Genetics Colloquium, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

7:00 PM Adult Role Models in Science: Inspiring Young Scientists; Speaker: Dolly Ledin. Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.


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Thursday, September 29, 2016

11:00 AM Prolyl Hydroxylase 2 (PHD2), a Sensor of the Nutrient Oxygen; Speaker: Dr. Frank Lee, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:10 PM Viral and Cellular Contributions to the Epigenetic Silencing of Viral Lytic Gene Expression during HCMV Latency; Speaker: Dr. Emily Albright (Kalejta lab). Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

12:30 PM Zika Virus - A Perspective from Brazil; Speaker: Esper Kallas, MD PhD, Associate Professor, Medicine, University of Sao Paulo. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

4:00 PM Intrathecal Antibody Delivery and Distribution is Size-dependent, Governed by Diffusion at Brain-CSF Interfaces and Rapid Perivascular Transport to Deep Brain Regions, and is Enhanced by Osmotic Manipulation; Speaker: Michelle Pizzo (Thorne lab). Pharmaceutical Sciences Delivery Core Seminar, 2002 Rennebohm Hall.


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Friday, September 30, 2016

12:00PM Clinical Cell Therapies: Challenges and Opportunities; Speaker: Dr. Peiman Hematti, Medicine, UW-Madison. Internal Keynote Speaker, Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Center Fall Conference VI, HF Deluca Forum, WID.

12:00 PM Family-Centered Interventions for Children with Developmental Delay: Trials, Tribulations, and Success Stories from the Trenches; Speaker: Laura Lee McIntyre, PhD, Professor, University of Oregon. John D. Wiley Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.

12:00 PM A Structural and Biochemical Investigation of the Biosynthesis of Deoxysugars from Pathogenic Bacteria; Speaker: Ari Salinger (Holden lab). IPiB Seminar, Khorana Auditorium, HFD Biochemistry Labs.

12:00 PM Botulinum Neurotoxins: Diversity, Function, Regulation, and their Remarkable Pharmaceutical Value; Speaker: Eric Johnson, PhD, Professor, Biochemistry. MMI Seminar, 6201 MSB.

12:00 PM Accurate, Fast and Bias-Aware Transcript Quantification with Salmon; Speaker: Rob Patro, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Stony Brook University. BMI Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

3:00 PM Molecular Elucidation and Engineering of Stem Cell Fate Decisions; Speaker: Dr. David Schaffer, Bioengineering, University of California-Berkeley. External Keynote Speaker, Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Center Fall Conference VI, HF Deluca Forum, WID.

3:40 PM Chalk Talk; Speaker: Trey Gilpin. MBTG 914 Seminar, 2131 HFD Biochemistry Bldg.

3:30 PM Fluorogenic Probes of Tyrosine Phosphatase Activity: Chemical Probes Put Phosphotyrosine Dependent Cellular Signaling in the Spotlight; Speaker: Amy Barrios, PhD, Associate Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Utah College of Pharmacy. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2006 Rennebohm Hall.

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