Seminars this week: Nov 1-5, 2021

Monday, November 1

3:30 PM      McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “The role of DNMT3A in mantle cell lymphoma;” Speaker:  Nguyet-Minh (Julie) Hoang (Advisor:  Lixin Rui).

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Tuesday, November 2

12:00 PM    Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  “Bioengineering human CNS morphogenesis for regulatory science applications;” Speaker:  Dr. Randolph Ashton, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, UW-Madison.

Attend in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery 

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3:00 PM      Everson Lecture in Biochemistry:  “What thermodynamics taught me about diversity & inclusion;” Speaker:  Margaret Werner-Washburne, University of New Mexico.

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Wednesday, November 3

8:00 AM      Oncology Grand Rounds:  “PCP:  A developmental pathway associated with melanoma metastasis;” Speaker:  Dr. Hao Chang, Assistant Professor, Dept of Dermatology, UW-Madison.

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10:30 AM    Cancer Biology Seminar:  “Epigenetic approaches to ovarian cancer;” Speaker:  Rugang Zhang, PhD, Deputy Director, Wistar Institute Cancer Center.

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  631057) 

11:00 AM    Statistics Seminar:  “The HulC:  Hull based confidence regions;” Speaker:  Arun Kuchibhotla.

Attend in person:  1310 Sterling Hall 

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12:00 PM    Neuroscience Seminar:  “Molecular insights into the energetic basis of HCN channel activation and gating;” Speaker:  Lucie Delemotte, PhD, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

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1:00 PM      Cell and Regenerative Biology Seminar:  “Human genetics to identify the vascular causes of CAD/MI:  from discovery to functional characterization;” Speaker:  Rajat Gupta, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Attend in person:  1309 HSLC 

3:30 PM      Genetics Colloquium:   “The evolution of anaerobic growth in budding yeasts;” Speaker:  Dave Krause, Postdoc (Hittinger lab).

Attend in person:  1111 Gen/Biotech 

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Thursday, November 4

12:10 PM    Molecular Virology Seminar:  “Discovery of RNA structure-mediated function in viruses;” Speaker:  Dr. Mark Boerneke, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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

1:30 PM      Genomics Seminar:  “Single-cell measurement and control to unravel yeast gene expression heterogeneity;” Speaker:  Megan McClean, PhD, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, UW-Madison.

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Friday, November 5

12:00 PM    MMI Seminar:  “Cryptosporidium and colon cancer:  cause or consequence?;” Speaker:  Gabriela Certad, Assistant Professor, Institut Pasteur de Lille.

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