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, January 26, 2015

10:30 AM Ultrafast Recycling of Synaptic Vesicles; Speaker:  Shigeki Watanabe, Universitätzmedizin Berlin.  Biochemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

12:00 PM Incorporating Mammography and Postmenopausal Hormone Use Effects into Age-Period-Cohort Models for Breast Cancer Incidence; Speaker:  Ronald Gangnon, PhD, Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences and Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison.  Population Health Sciences Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

12:00 PM Optical Nanosensors for Biological Discovery; Speaker:  Heather Clark, PhD, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University.  Biomedical Engineering Seminar, Tong Auditorium (Rm 1003) Engineering Centers Bldg.

3:30 PM Examining the Role of the Recently Discovered Murine Papillomavirus (MmuPV-1) in Skin Tumorigenesis; Speaker:  Aayushi Uberoi (Lambert lab).  Investigating a Role for HAPLN1 in Multiple Myeloma; Speaker:  Mailee Huynh (Miyamoto lab).  Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 1220-1222 HSLC.  *Note Different Room*

3:30 PM Targeting Ubiquitin-Mediated Protein Homeostasis in Cancer; Speaker:  Dr. Raymond Deshaies, Caltech, HHMI.  Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

4:00 PM Mechanisms of Reward Circuit Function: Novel Insights from Human Lesion Patients and Psychopathic Criminals; Speaker:  Maia Pujara (Koenigs lab).  NTP Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium. *Note New Location*

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

12:00 PM Triggering Cell Fate with Artificial Transcription Factors; Speaker:  Asuka Eguchi, SCRMC Trainee (Ansari lab, Biochemistry).  Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, DeLuca Forum, 1st Floor Town Center, WID.

12:00 PM Development, Collapse and Resurrection of Functional Beta Cell Maturation; Speaker:  Dr. Barak Blum, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University.  Cell and Regenerative Biology Faculty Candidate Seminar, 4571 WIMR.

4:00 PM Genomics, Dental and Medical Imaging:  Pleiotrophic Models for the Prediction of Alzheimer’s Disease; Speaker:  Gary Pack, PhD, Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, UW-Madison and Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation.  CIBM Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Auditorium.

4:00 PM Building Your Networks.  Sharing your Expertise Online to Grow your Network and your Revenue; Keynote Speaker:  Spencer X. Smith, Smith Consulting; Panel:  Chris Rudolph, American Family Dream Bank, Cathy Yerges, BG3, Evan Wing, Park Bank-Madison.  Entrepreneurons supported by WARF.   Register for this free event by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 23 (https://warf.wufoo.com/forms/entrepreneurons-tuesday-january-27-2015/)

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

8:00 AM Estrogen Metabolism and its Modulation within the Lung; Speaker:  Margie Clapper, PhD, Professor, Fox Chase Cancer Center.  UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

11:00 AM Precision in Head and Neck Medicine; Speaker:  Jennifer R. Grandis, MD, FACS, Professor, Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco.  Cancer Biology Seminar, 1306 HSLC.  *Note Different Room*

12:00 PM Loss of Cortical and Thalamic Tonic Inhibition in Absence Epilepsy; Speaker:  Matthew V. Jones, PhD, Associate Professor, Neuroscience, UW-Madison.  Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar, G5/113 CSC.

3:30 PM Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Type 1 Diabetes; Speaker:  Feyza Engin, Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry, UW-Madison.  Genetics Colloquium, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

11:00 AM Glycomacropeptide Provides a “Whey” Forward for Phenylketonuria (PKU); Speaker:  Dr. Denise Ney, Nutritional Sciences, UW-Madison.  Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:10 PM Human Metapneumovirus Entry, Assembly and Spread; Speaker:  Dr. Rebecca Dutch, University of Kentucky.  Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

3:30 PM Intricate Regulation Provided by Small RNAs & Small Proteins; Speaker:  Dr. Gisela Storz, Cell Biology & Metabolism Program, NIH.  Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, Ebling Symposium Center, MSB.

3:30 PM RNA-Based Gene Expression and Regulation at Single-Molecule and Single-Cell Levels; Speaker:  Jingyi Fei, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  Biochemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

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Friday, January 30, 2015

12:00 PM Generation of Functional Dopamine Neurons for Cell Replacement Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease; Speaker:  Malin Parmar, PhD, Lund University.  John D. Wiley Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.