Seminars this week: Nov. 8-12, 2021

Monday, November 8

3:00 PM      Biochemistry Colloquium:  “GLP-1 as a critical link in immunometabolism;” Speaker:  Darleen Sandoval, University of Colorado-Denver.

Attend in Person:  Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Building. 

3:30 PM      McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “Synergizing with chromosomal instability to induce cell death;” Speaker:  John Tucker (Advisor:  Beth Weaver).  “Getting to the core:  single-cell analysis of the nucleocytoplasmic trafficking dynamics of hepatitis B virus core protein;” Speaker:  Sofia Romero Ferrufino (Advisor:  Nate Sherer).

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  374167) 

Tuesday, November 9

12:00 PM    Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  “CTR9 regulates lineage specification of human mesenchymal stem/stromal cells;” Speaker:  Dr. Ngai Ting “Steve” Chan, PhD, Postdoc, Oncology (Wei Xu lab).

Attend in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery 

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  936743) 

6:30 PM      RNA MaxiGroup:  “What can we learn from plant virus translation?;” Speaker:  Aurélie Rakotondrafara, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UW-Madison.

Attend in person:  Room 1360 Genetics and Biotechnology. 

Wednesday, November 10

8:00 AM      Oncology Grand Rounds:  “The promise of spring (strategic planning) in the face of winter (core grant);” Speaker:  Dr. Howard Bailey.

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10:30 AM    Cancer Biology Seminar:  No seminar scheduled. 

2:00 PM      2021 Morgridge Metabolism Colloquium:  “Metabolic imaging using the phasor approach to FLIM and tracking phenotypic change in mitochondria in cancer cells with Mitometer;” Speaker:  Dr. Michelle Digman, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, University of California-Irvine.

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3:30 PM      Genetics Colloquium:   “TBA;” Speaker:  Siobhan Brady, Plant Biology, University of California.

Attend in person:  1111 Gen/Biotech 

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4:00 PM      Statistic Seminar:  “Disentangling confounding and nonsense associations due to dependence;” Speaker:  Elizabeth Ogburn.

Attend in person:  1310 Sterling 

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Thursday, November 11

9:00 AM      Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar:  “Single nuclei RNA sequencing of the hippocampus to evaluate in vivo gene editing by nanoparticle delivery of SpyCas9 ribonucleoproteins;” Speaker:  Kirstan Gimse, CMP grad student (Saha lab).

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12:10 PM    Molecular Virology Seminar:  “SARS-CoV-2 ORF8:  dispensable protein plays a key role in pathogenesis;” Speaker:  Taksoo Kim, UW-Madison.

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

3:30 PM      Biology Colloquium:  “A thorny question: tinkering to evolve a novel mode of plant stem cell arrest;” Speaker:  Vivian Irish, Yale University.

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Friday, November 12

12:00 PM    MMI Seminar:  “Leveraging laboratory medicine to understand viral pathogenesis;” Speaker:  Adam Bailey, Assistant Professor, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UW-Madison.

Attend in person:  1520 MSB