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, April 21, 2014

12:00 PM Delayed Diagnosis of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis and the Resulting Outbreak – Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 2013; Speaker:  Abbey J. Canon, DVM, MPH, LT, USPHS Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, CDC, Bureau of Communicable Diseases and Emergency Response, Wisconsin Division of Public Health.  Population Health Sciences Seminar, 1309 HSLC.

12:00 PM Privacy Protection in Genomics and Medical Record Research; Speaker:  Bradley Malin, Vanderbilt University.  Morgridge Institute Bioethics Seminar, 3280 Morgridge Institute for Research, 330 North Orchard.

12:00 PM Fisetin, a Dietary Flavonoid, Binds to and Disrupts Microtubule Dynamic in Prostate Cancer Cells; Speaker:  Eiman Mukhtar, Dermatology.  Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Seminar, 2255 SVM.

3:30 PM Mutant INS Gene-Induced Diabetes of Youth (MIDY) Is a Disease of Proinsulin Misfolding; Speaker:  Peter Arvan, University of Michigan.   Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

12:00 PM Generating Skeletal Muscle Progenitor Cells (Healthy and Diseased) Using Pluripotent Cell Sources; Speaker:  Jonathan Van Dyke (postdoc, Suzuki lab, Comparative Biosciences).  Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, DeLuca Forum, WID.

2:30 PM Population Structure and Reticulate Evolution of Wild Saccharomyces and Their Industrial Hybrids; Speaker:  Chris Hittinger, Dept. of Genetics, UW-Madison.  Systems Biology Seminar, 3rd Floor Teaching Lab, Discovery Building.

3:30 PM  “The Matrix:  Regulations” – Examining the Interplay between HIV-1 Genome and the Matrix Domain of HIV-1 Gag; Speaker:  Jordan Becker (Advisor:  Nathan Sherer).  A Lumen-Based in Vitro Model to Study Individual Cancer Cell Behavior in Normal Mammary Ducts; Speaker:  Caitlin Rugani (Advisor:  David Beebe).  Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, Temin Room (11th floor) McArdle Laboratory.

3:30 PM Wiggle, Wiggle, Not a Trickle; How Do Membrane Transporters Work?; Speaker:  Robert Stroud, UCSF.  Biochemistry Colloquium (Student Sponsored Speaker), 1211 Biochemical Sciences.

4:00 PM Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Part II:  Accelerators, Incubators, Co-Working Spaces – the View from Silicon Valley and Closer to Home; Keynote:  Jon Eckhardt, Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship.  Entrepreneurons Seminar, DeLuca Forum, WID.  Register for this free event by 5 pm on Friday, April 18 at:  http://warf.wufoo.com/forms/entrepreneurons-tuesday-april-22

4:00 PM Machine Learning Analysis of Lifestyle Modification in Hypertension Treatment; Speaker:  Kimberly Shoenbill, MD, Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison.  CIBM Seminar, 1441 Genetics/Biotech Center.  **Note different room**

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

8:00 AM Clinical Oservation to New Therapy in HPV+ HNSCC; Speaker:  John Lee, MD, FACS, Associate Professor, Head and Neck Oncology, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD.  UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

9:00 AM Retrovirus Assembly and Spread:  Roles Played by Phospholipids, RNA, and Cell Polarity; Speaker:  Akira Ono, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  McArdle Seminar in Cancer Biology, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

12:00 PM Immune Senescence and Issues of T Cell Memory; Speaker:  Dr. M. Suresh.  Pathobiological Sciences SVM Seminar, 2255 SVM.

12:00 PM To Drink or Not to Drink:  That Is the Question; Speaker:  Emanuel Rubin, MD, Dept. of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA.  Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar, K6/120 CSC.

3:30 PM Imaging Leukocyte Migration in Zebrafish:  Implications to Human Disease; Speaker:  Anna Huttenlocher, Professor, Dept. of MMI & Pediatrics, UW-Madison.  Genetics Colloquium, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

6:00 PM Fighting Ovarian Cancer with Biostatistics; Speakers:  Christina Kendziorski, Professor, UW-Madison and Dr. William Bradley, Medical College of Wisconsin.  Crossroads of Ideas (Morgridge Institute for Research), DeLuca Forum, WID.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

11:00 AM Uncoupling of Obesity from Insulin Resistance via the Fatty Acid Binding Proteins; Speaker:  Dr. David Bernlohr, University of Minnesota.  Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:10 PM HPV Control of EGFR Inhibitor-Mediated Radiosensitization in Head and Neck Cancer; Speaker:  Alexandra Torres Law (Kimple lab).  Molecular Virology Seminar, 104 Russell Labs, 1630 Linden Drive. **NOTE NEW LOCATION**

12:10 PM Are Stem Cells or Progenitors the Only Cells Capable of Remyelinating the CNS; Speaker:  Ian Duncan, Dept. of Medical Sciences, UW-Madison.  Cell and Regenerative Biology Seminar, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

2:00 PM-6:00 PM 17th Annual MSTP Spring Symposium, DeLuca Forum, WID.  For more information, visit:  http://www.med.wisc.edu/education/mstp-mdphd/annual-spring-symposium/25935
                        MSTP student speakers:  2-4 PM
                        Keynote Address by Michael Yaffe, MD, PhD, MIT:  4-5 PM
                        MSTP Student Poster Session:  5-6 PM

3:30 PM Single-Domain Antibodies:  Building Blocks for Engineering Blood-Brain Barrier-Permeable Biologics; Speaker:  Danica Stanimirovic, MD, PhD, Institute for Biological Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.  Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2006 Rennebohm Hall.

3:30 PM What Can the Social Amoebae Tell Us About the Evolution of Multicellularity?; Speaker:  Dr. Adam Kuspa, Dept. of Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine.  Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences.

4:45 PM A TALE of Gene Network Investigation and Control; Speaker:  Anna Kropornicka, (Genetics, Ansari lab).  GSTP Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotech Center.

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Friday, April 25, 2014

2:00 PM Establishing a PTF1a-Initiated in Vitro Model of Pancreas Development in Embryonic Stem Cells and Its Application to Uncover Mechanisms of Pancreatic Progenitor Fate Determination; Speaker:  Gopika Nair (Odorico lab).  PhD Thesis Defense, 5001A WID.

3:30 PM Neglected Tropical Disease Drug Discovery:  Repurposing Kinase Inhibitor Chemotypes as Antiparasitic Agents; Speaker:  Michael Pollastri, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University.  Pharmaceutical Sciences Special Seminar, 1116 Rennebohm Hall.