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 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

9:00 AM Nanopores: Ion Transistors for Probing Physics and Biology; Speaker: Dr. Jiandong Feng, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Bioengineering, School of Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. CBE Faculty Candidate Seminar, 3609 Engineering Hall.


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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

10:45 AM Systematic Tissue-specific Functional Annotation of the Human Genome and Its Applications in Post-GWAS Analysis; Speaker: Qiongshi Lu, PhD Candidate, Yale. Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Seminar, Biotech Auditorium.

12:00 PM Cardiac Progenitors and Cardioregenerative Medicine; Speaker: Tim Kamp, Professor, Medicine. Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, H. F. Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.

1:30 PM Unraveling Cell Polarity Dynamics with Single-Cell Biochemistry; Speaker: Dr. Daniel Dickinson, Biology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Candidate Seminar, 1231 School of Nursing.


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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

8:00 AM Future Anti-Cancer Targets – Put the Cart Before the Horses; Speaker: Tak Mak, PhD, Professor, The Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Ontario Cancer Institute, Princess Margaret Hospital. UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

9:00 AM Engineering Nano-scaled Molecules for Advance Materials; Speaker: Dr. Panchao Yin, Fellow, Chemical and Engineering Materials Division, Neutron Sciences Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. CBE Faculty Candidate Seminar, 3609 Engineering Hall.

10:30 AM Fire and Water are Good Servants but Bad Masters; Speaker: Tak Mak, PhD, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto. Cancer Biology Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM Molecular Functions of MeCP2 and Mechanisms Underlying Rett Syndrome; Speaker: Qiang Chang, Genetics, UW-Madison. Neuroscience Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

12:00 PM Improving Access to Effective Treatments for Urinary and Bowel Incontinence: From Bedside to Bathroom; Speaker: Dr. Heidi Brown, MD MAS, Assistant Professor, Urogynecology, UW-Madison. George O’Brien Urology Research Center Outside/Inside Speaker Seminar, 7001A WIMR.

3:30 PM Genomic and Metabolic Evolution in Yeasts; Speaker: Chris Todd Hittinger, Assistant Professor, Genetics, UW-Madison. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics/Biotech Center.

7:00 PM Vitamin D and Bone: Turning an Accident into an Opportunity for Discovery; Speaker: Tom Crenshaw, Professor and Chair, Animal Sciences. Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.


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Thursday, January 19, 2017

9:30 AM Electron Transport Chain Remodeling by GSK3 during Oogenesis Connects Nutrient State to Reproduction; Speaker: Dr. Matthew Sieber, Embryology, Carnegie Institute for Science. Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Candidate Seminar, 1231 School of Nursing.

12:10 PM Organizational Meeting (Biochemi 910). Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

12:30 PM CD36: A Multifunctional Scavenger Receptor Linking Innate Immunity to Atherothrombosis; Speaker: Roy Silverstein, MD, Professor and Chair, Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

3:00 PM Ethics, Society, and Advances in Brain Science; Speaker: Judy Illes, Professor, Neurology; Research Chair, Neuroethics, University of British Columbia. Neuroscience & Public Policy Program, 1111 Genetics/Biotechnology Center Auditorium.

3:30 PM Complex Combinations of Genetic, Environmental, and Ecological Factors Shape Compositional Features of the Gut Microbiome: The Emerging Story of an Uber-Complex Trait; Speaker: Andrew Benson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, 1220 MSB (Ebling Symposium Center).

4:00 PM Toleragenic and Immunogenic Inflammation in the Myeloma Niche; Speaker: Fotis Asimakopoulos. Fluorothymide/PET in Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Speaker: Ryan Mattison. Blood Research Program Colloquium, 3001A WIMR.


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Friday, January 20, 2017

11:00 AM Intrinsic and Extrinsic Forces that Guide Growth Cone Motility; Speaker: Robert Nichol (Gomez lab) Neuroscience. Neuroscience Training Program Doctoral Defense, 3571 WIMR II.

1:00 PM Dual Interaction of Scaffold Protein Tim44 of Mitochondrial Import Motor with Channel-Forming Translocase Subunit Tim23; Speaker: See-Yeun Ting (Craig lab). IPiB Ph.D. Thesis Review, 1211, HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

3:30 PM Building Structural Complexity via Tandem Catalytic Transformations: Total Syntheses of Bioactive Macrolides and Terpenes; Speaker: Mingji Dai, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Purdue University. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2006 Rennebohm Hall.


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