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, October 20, 2014

12:00 PM The Fragility of the Future and the Tug of the Past:  Longevity in Latin America and the Caribbean; Speaker:  Alberto Palloni, PhD, Dept. of Sociology, UW-Madison.  Population Health Sciences Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

12:00 PM Differential Role of Leukocyte Associated Immunoglobulin-like Receptor 1 (LAIR1) in Th1 vs. Th17 Responses; Speaker:  Vrushali Agashe (Burlingham lab, Medicine, Surgery).  Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar, 2255 SVM.

3:30 PM UL138 Promotes the Establishment of HCMV Latency by Inhibiting the Cellular Protein CtBP1; Speaker:  Emily Albright (Kalejta lab).  Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 1309 HSLC.

3:30 PM Structural Choreography of Cellular Self-Cannibalism; Speaker:  James Hurley, PhD, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC-Berkeley.  Contemporary Biochemistry Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

12:00 PM The Role of hERG 1b in Stem Cell Derived-Cardiomyocyte Action Potentials; Speaker:  David Jones, Postdoc Trainee (Robertson lab, Neuroscience).  Stem Cell Lab Meeting, DeLuca Forum, 1st Floor Town Center, WID.

4:00 PM  Quantitative Proteomics with NeuCode:  Investigation of Ascaroside Signaling in C. elegans; Speaker:  Timothy Rhoads, PhD, Genome Center (Coon lab).  CIBM Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

8:00 AM Adoptive Cell Therapies for Pediatric Cancers:  Merging Preclinical and Clinical Studies; Speaker:  Christian Capitini, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, UWSMPH.  UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

11:00 AM The Alternating Access of the Glucose Transporters; Speaker:  Nieng Yan, PhD, Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.  Cancer Biology Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM Integration of Sarcomere Signaling in Cardiac Regulatory Networks; Speaker:  John Solaro, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Chicago.  Cell and Regenerative Biology Seminar, G5/119 CSC.

12:00 PM The Maternal-Placental Immune Dialog:  Programming for Pregnancy Success; Speaker:  Ted Golos, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Comparative Biosciences/Ob-Gyn, UW-Madison.  Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, G5/113 CSC.

12:00 PM Beyond BOTOX:  Science and Engineering of Botulinum Neurotoxins; Speaker:  Min Dong, Harvard Medical School.  Neuroscience Seminar, Waisman Center, Wiley Conf Room (T216, North Tower).

12:00 PM Impacts of Anaerobic Digestion and Other Processing and Handling Techniques on the Fate of Manure Pathogens; Speaker:  Dr. Rebecca Larson.  PBS Seminar, 2255 SVM.

3:30 PM Multiple Independent Mechanisms Contribute to the Numerical Control of Centriole Assembly; Speaker:  Kevin O’Connell, NIDDK-NIH.  Genetics Colloquium, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

11:00 AM Probing the Effects of Human Vitamin B6 Insufficiency Using in Vivo Kinetics and Metabolomics; Speaker:  Dr. Jesse Gregory, University of Florida.  Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:10 PM Broad and Potent HIV-1 Neutralization by a Human Antibody That Binds the gp41-gp120 Interface; Speaker:  Virginia Kincaid (Kiessling lab).  Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

1:30 PM Researching the Rare:  Genetics of Facial Malformations; Speaker:  Nurten Akarsu, MD, PhD, Hacettepe University.  Genomics Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

2:00 PM Regulation of the Latent-to-Lytic Switch of Epstein-Barr Virus by the Cellular Differentiation Factor BLIMP1; Speaker:  Jessica Reusch (CMB, Mertz lab).  McArdle Dissertation Defense Seminar, 7571 McArdle Lab at WIMR.

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Friday, October 24, 2014

12:00 PM Effects of T3 and cAMP Signaling on the Transcription of Malic Enzyme Genes; Speaker:  Weizu Chen, PhD, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University, St. Louis.  McArdle Special Seminar, 7571 McArdle Lab at WIMR.  (Chen is a postdoc candidate in the Xing lab.)

3:30 PM New Strategies and Tools for Expanding Natural Product Structural Diversification in Drug Discovery Applications; Speaker:  David Sherman, PhD, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan.  2014-2015 C. Richard Hutchinson Lecture, 2006 Rennebohm Hall.