Seminars listings this week: Nov. 15-19, 2021

Monday, November 15 

12:00 PM    Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine Seminar:  “High-throughput functional genomics for studying fundamental biology and improving human health” Speaker:  Dr. Gaelen Hess, Assistant Professor, Dept of Biomolecular Chemistry and CHGPM, UW-Madison.

Join via Zoom 

3:00 PM      Biochemistry Colloquium:  “Understanding eukaryotic DNA replication one molecule and one step at a time” Speaker:  Huilin Li, Van Andel Institute.

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3:30 PM      McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “Modulating cancer-associated fibroblast phenotypes to enhance anti-PD-1 therapy” Speaker:  Katherine Johnson (Advisor:  Dusty Deming).  “Targeting CD155 interactions to enhance antitumor natural killer cell response” Speaker:  Monica Cho (Advisor:  Christian Capitini).

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  374167) 

Tuesday, November 16 

12:00 PM    Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  “The role of TRIM28 in adult myogenesis” Speaker:  Kuan-Hung (Parker) Lin, Grad Student, Hornberger lab.

Attend in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery 

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  936743) 

Wednesday, November 17 

8:00 AM      Oncology Grand Rounds:  “Community outreach and engagement at UW Carbone Cancer Center” Speaker:  Noelle LoConte, MD, Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, Hem-Onc, UWSMPH.

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10:30 AM    Cancer Biology Seminar:  “Development and testing of GD2/B7-H3 sniper Ab to improve targeting to neuroblastoma” Speaker:  Amy Erbe-Gurel, PhD, Associate Scientist, Pediatrics; Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant, UW-Madison

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  631057) 

12:00 PM    Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar:  “Does controlling larval mosquitoes impact West Nile virus risk?  A case study in the greater Milwaukee, WI area”  Speaker:  Haley Johnson, Bartholomay Lab, SVM – Pathobiological Sciences.

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2:00 PM      Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar:  “Inside-out NFKB signaling in T cell responses to chronic viral infection”  Speaker:  Tracy Luu, Suresh Lab, SVM – Pathobiological Sciences.

Join via Zoom 

4:00 PM      Statistic Seminar:  “101 Practical Uses for a Statistics PhD” Speaker:  Sydeaka Watson.

Attend in person:  1310 Sterling 

Join via Zoom 

Thursday, November 18 

8:00 AM      Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds:  “Precision medicine in inflammatory bowel disease:  are we there yet?” Speaker:  Sumona Saha, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, UW-Madison.

Join via Zoom 


12:10 PM    Molecular Virology Seminar:  “RNA-based mechanisms of antiviral and antitumor immunity” Speaker:  Prof. John Karijolich, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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

1:10 PM      Badger Connect Research Services Fair Invited Researcher Talk:  “Circadian disruption in pancreatic cancer” Speaker:  Dr. Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly, Dept. of Surgery, UW-Madison.

Attend in person:  1306 HSLC 

Friday, November 19 

12:00 PM    MMI Seminar:  “Coping mechanisms:  bacterial stress responses at the host pathogen interface” Speaker:  Caroline Grunenwald, Postdoc, Sauer lab.

Attend in person:  1520 MSB