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 27, 2014

11:00 AM Cold Blooded Cancer; Speaker:  David Bilder, Professor, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC-Berkeley.  Informal Genetics Seminar, 1441 Genetics/Biotech Addition.

12:00 PM The Power of Stakeholder Engagement in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research; Speaker:  Elizabeth D. Cox, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, UW-Madison.  Population Health Sciences Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

12:00 PM Differentiation of iPSCs Into Prostate Cells; Speaker:  Ashika-Sita Jayanthy (Setaluri lab, Dermatology).  Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar, 2255 SVM.

3:30 PM  The Regulation of NEMO’s in Vitro SUMOylation; Targeting the Genotoxic Stress Induced NF-kB Signaling Pathway; Speaker:  Chris Hooper (Miyamoto lab).  Reverse Transcriptase – New Function for an Old Enzyme; Speaker:  Nuruddin Unchwaniwala (Loeb lab).  Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 1309 HSLC.

3:30 PM Small Quantum Dots for Nanometer Accuracy and Resolution on Molecular Motors and Living Neurons; Speaker:  Dr. Paul Selvin, University of Illinois.  Contemporary Biochemistry Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

12:00 PM Navigating the Publishing Process at High-Impact Journals; Speaker:  Randy Levinson, PhD, Senior Editor, Nature Medicine.  Stem Cell Lab Meeting, DeLuca Forum, 1st Floor Town Center, WID.

4:00 PM Ultrastructural Analysis of Sleep Deprived Brain Tissue Using Automated Image Segmentation Techniques; Speaker:  Kurt Weiss, PhD, Dept. of Psychiatry (Cirelli lab), UW-Madison.  CIBM Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

7:30 PM  Distinguished Lecture Series; Naomi Klein, Award-winning journalist and syndicated columnist.  Shannon Hall, Memorial Union.  Free, unticketed, and open to the public.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

8:00 AM Multi-Nuclear MRI for Imaging of Cell Location and Metabolism; Speaker:  Sean Fain, PhD, Professor, UW-Medical Physics, MRI Group, UWSMPH.  UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

11:00 AM No Cancer Biology Seminar.

12:00 PM Cholesterol Metabolism in the Retina and Brain:  Different Roles and Therapeutic Opportunities; Speaker:  Irina Pikuleva, Case Western Reserve.  Cell and Regenerative Biology Seminar, G5/119 CSC.

12:00 PM Fetal Programming of Insulin Secretion:  Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies; Speaker:  Ernesto Bernal-Mizrachi, MD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, University of Michigan.  Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, G5/113 CSC.

12:00 PM  Biological and Human Dimensions of Emerging Infectious Diseases; Speakers:  Dr. Tony Goldberg, Sam Sibley, Sarah Paige.  PBS Seminar, 2255 SVM.

3:30 PM The Evolution of Fungal Chemodiversity; Speaker:  Antonis Rokas, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Chair, Vanderbilt University.  Genetics Colloquium, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

11:00 AM Aronia Berries:  Polyphenol-Rich Super-Food or Super-Fad?; Speaker:  Dr. Bradley Bolling, Dept. of Food Science.  Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:10 PM Suppression of the Antiviral Response by an Influenza Histone Mimic; Speaker:  Josh Baeza (Denu lab).  Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

4:00 PM A Tale of Two CDs:  Improving and Exploiting Suicide Enzymes for Cancer Therapy; Speaker:  Margaret E. Black, PhD, Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University.  Seminars in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2002 Rennebohm Hall.

4:00 PM The Neural Correlates of Consciousness in Sleep:  A High-Density EEG Study; Speaker:  Francesca Siclari, Sleep Laboratory of the University Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland.  Neuroscience Training Program Seminar, Wiley Conference Center, T216 North Tower Waisman Center.

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Friday, October 31, 2014