November 11-15, 2019

McArdle Weekly Seminar List

Monday, November 11, 2019

12:00 PM      Health and Financial Behaviors and Out‐of‐Pocket Medical Expenses; Speaker: Michael Collins, Chair, Consumer and Personal Finance; Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, UW‐Madison. Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar, 1335 HSLC.

3:30 PM      Gain of Function p53‐R172H Mutant Cooperates with Oncogenic Nras to Promote AML; Speaker: Adhithi Rajagopalan (Zhang Lab). Ctr9 Mediated Transcriptional Elongation Machinery Controls Vulnerability of Breast Cancer Cells to PRC2 Inhibitors; Speaker: Steve Chan (Xu Lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

3:30 PM      Engineering Multicellular Systems in Bacteria; Speaker: Matthew Bennett, Rice University. Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

4:00 PM      Totally Tubular View of Cortical Migration Disorders; Speaker: Alejandra Canales, Graduate Student (Jackson Lab). Subgroup 2: Mechanisms of Malformations in Cerebral Cortical Development; Subgroup Leaders: Erik Dent and Tim Gomez. Neuroscience Training Program Subgroup Presentation, John D. Wiley Conference Center (T216) Waisman Center.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

12:00 PM      Regulatory Considerations For More Than Minimally Manipulated and Non‐Homologous Cell‐Based Therapies: A Clinician Perspective; Speaker: Peiman Hematti, Professor, Medicine, Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplantation. Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center Seminar, HF Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.

4:00 PM      Systems Biology of Viruses in Human Gut Microbiota; Speaker: Karthik Anantharaman PhD, Assistant Professor, Bacteriology, UW‐Madison. CIBM Seminar, Biotechnology Center Auditorium.

4:00 PM      Synthetic Approaches to Understanding Zymomonas Metabolism and Beyond; Speaker: Yang Liu (Landick Lab). Microbial Mechanisms Forum, 6201 MSB.

4:00 PM      Wisconsin as an Innovation Hub; Speakers: Aaron Kennedy, Founder, Noodles & Company; Aaron Olver, Managing Director, University Research Park; Lisa Johnson, CEO, BioForward; Idella Yamben, Business Development Consultant, Center for Technology Commercialization; Elmer Moore, Executive Director, Scale Up Milwaukee. WARF Entrepreneurons Series. Register for this free event ‐

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

8:00 AM      Age Related Mechanisms of Colorectal Cancer Initiation and Progression; Speaker: Dr. William M. Grady.

UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

10:30 AM      Mechanisms in HIV‐1 Virus Particle Assembly; Speaker: Alan Rein PhD, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute. Cancer Biology Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM      Protein O‐GlcNAc Modification: A New Avenue to Combat Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease?; Speaker: Jiaoyang Jiang PhD, UW‐Pharmacy. Neuroscience Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

12:00 PM      When Spice Isn’t Nice: TRPV1 Channels in Bladder Physiology and Dysfunction; Speaker: Nathan Tykocki PhD, Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Michigan State University. George O’Brien Urology Research Center Monthly Seminar, 7001A WIMR.

12:00 PM      Transcriptional Profile of Early and Late Phases of Bovine Tuberculosis; Speaker: Hazem Abdelaal (Talaat Lab) Pathobiological Sciences. Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (PBS 930), 2255 SVM.

12:05 PM      Speaker: Katherine Bultman. MDTP Seminar, 1520 MSB.

12:30 PM      Speaker: Thomas Goldstein. SILO Seminar, Orchard View Room, Discovery Bldg.

3:30 PM      Vendanta Biosciences; Speaker: Susan Hromada, Trainee. BTP Trainee Seminar, 175 HF DeLuca Biochemistry Labs.

3:30 PM      From Genes to Neurons: How Flies Get Fat; Speaker: Tania Reis, Associate Professor, Medicine, Univesity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics/Biotech.

4:00 PM      Robust Statistical Procedures for Noisy, High‐dimensional Data; Speaker: Anna Little, Postdoc, Computational Mathematics, Michigan State University. Statistics Seminar, 140 Bardeen.

7:00 PM      Understanding the Ethics of Human Genome Editing; Speaker: Robert Streiffer, Medical History and Bioethics. Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, SPECIAL LOCATION: 1100 Grainger Hall.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

11:00 AM      MANTP Presents; Speaker: Jane‐Jane Chen PhD, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science.

Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:10 PM      The Role of the Host and Viral 3D Genome Organization in EBV Infection; Speaker: Italo Tempera, Temple University. Faculty Candidate Seminar DNA Virology, 1211 HF DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

12:30 PM      From Planarians to Parasites: Unexpected Roles for Monoamine Transmitters; Speaker: Phil Newmark, Professor, Integrative Biology. Evolution Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotech.

12:30 PM      Mechanisms of EZH2‐mediated Invasion and Metastasis in Breast Cancer; Speaker: Celina Kleer MD, Professor, Pathology; University of Michigan Medical School. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

1:00 PM      Understanding Glucose Uptake in Breast Cancer Cells; Speaker: Joshua Martin (Alexander Lab) Cancer Biology Program. McArdle Dissertation Defense Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

1:30 PM      What is Bioinformatics and Why Do You Need It? ‐ Bioinformatics Resource Center; Facilitator: Derek Pavelec, Director, UWBC Bioinformatics Resource Center. Bio‐Tech Talk, 1111 Biotech Center Auditorium.

3:00 PM Examining Sex Differences in Pleiotropic Effects for Depression and Smoking Using Polygenic and Gene‐ Region Aggregation Techniques; Speaker: Dr. Lauren Schmitz, Assistant Professor, Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, UW‐Madison. Neuroscience & Public Policy Seminar, Biotechnology Auditorium 1111 Genetics & Biotechnology Center.

3:30 PM Geobiological Feedbacks, Oxygen, and the Evolution of Thermoacidophiles; Speaker: Eric Boyd, Montana State University. Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, 1220 Ebling Symposium Center, MSB.

3:30 PM Integrative Investigation of Mechanisms Underpinning Eye Loss in Levantine Arachnids; Speaker: Jesús Ballesteros, UW‐Madison. Biology Colloquium, B302 Birge Hall.

4:45 PM      Variable Lymphocyte Receptors for BBB Targeting and Delivery; Speaker: Moriah Katt PhD, GSTP Postdoctoral Fellow (Shusta Lab) Chemical and Biological Engineering. GSTP Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotechnology Center.

Friday, November 15, 2019

12:00 PM      Let’s See What Happens: Dynamic Events as Foundational Units of Representation for Seeing and Thinking; Speaker: Brian Scholl PhD, Yale University. John D. Wiley Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.

12:00 PM      Design of Ligand Specificity Reveals Multiple Epistatic Constraints on Transcription; Speaker: Kyle Nishikawa (Raman Lab) Biochemistry. IPiB Seminar, Khorana Auditorium, HFD Biochemistry Labs.

12:00 PM      Catching What You Eat: The Secret of the Intracellular Tenure of Toxoplasma; Speaker: Isabelle Coppens, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Medicine. MMI Seminar, 1520 MSB.

3:30 PM      Non‐Genetic Engineering of Cell‐Cell Interactions for Cancer Immunotherapy and Beyond; Speaker: Carston Wagner PhD, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2006 Rennebohm Hall.