Seminars this week: Oct 11-15, 2021

Monday, October 11

3:00 PM      Biochemistry Colloquium:  Chemical probes for hydrolytic enzymes:  applications for cancer and infectious diseases; Speaker:  Matthew Bogyo, Stanford University.

Attend in person:  Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Building

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3:30 PM      McArdle Trainee Seminar:  The role of HAPLN1 in multiple myeloma NF-kB activation and survival; Speaker:  Christina Mark (Advisor:  Shigeki Miyamoto).  Stress keratin 17 synergizes with estrogen to modulate tumor immune microenvironment and disease progression in MmuPV1-induced cervicovaginal disease; Speaker:  Wei Wang, PhD (Advisor:  Paul Lambert).

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Tuesday, October 12

11:00 AM    Morgridge Metabolism Colloquium:  Immunometabolic editing drives metabolic evolution for establishing the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment; Speaker:  Ping-Chih Ho, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Oncology, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Lausanne.

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12:00 PM    Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  Developmental lineage of human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiac fibroblasts affects their functional phenotype; Speaker:  Martha Floy, Grad Student (Palecek lab).

Attend in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery 

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Wednesday, October 13

8:00 AM      Oncology Grand Rounds:  The past, present and future of palliative radiotherapy:  lessons learned from the development of a dedicated palliative radiotherapy service; Speaker:  Joshua Jones, MD, MA, FAAHPM, Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiation Oncology, Penn Medicine.

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10:30 AM    Cancer Biology Seminar:  Metabolism, cellular decisions and the language that unites them; Speaker:  Jared Rutter, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine.

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12:00 PM    Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (PBS 930):  Generation of anti-tumorigenic macrophages from SIRPa-knockout human pluripotent stem cells; Speaker:  Portia Smith (Slukvin lab, P&LM).

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12:00 PM    Neuroscience Seminar:  Sensing scents:  the structural and circuit mechanisms of olfaction; Speaker:  Vanessa Ruta, PhD, Rockefeller University.

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4:00 PM      Statistics Seminar:  Faster empirical risk minimization; Speaker:  Jelena Diakonikolas.

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Thursday, October 14

9:00 AM      Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar:  Probing longevity and turnover of human cells and proteins with bomb-pulse radiocarbon; Speaker:  Bruce Buchholz, PhD, Physicist, Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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12:10 PM    Molecular Virology Seminar:  Molecular approaches to understand and prevent respiratory viral diseases; Speaker:  Dr. Nicholas Heaton – VIROLOGY CANDIDATE SEARCH – Duke University Medical Center.

Attend in person:  Room 1211 – Biochemical Sciences Building, 440 Henry Mall. 

Friday, October 15

12:00 PM    BMI Seminar:  Machine learning as an assay for high-dimensional biology; Speaker:  Sara Mostafavi, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington.

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