Seminars listings this week: Dec. 6-10, 2021

Monday, December 6

3:00 PM      Biochemistry Colloquium:  “New insights into regulating energy metabolism in health and disease” Speaker:  Alan Saltiel, UCSD.

Register to join via Zoom   (pword:  126_colloq) 

3:30 PM      McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “Investigating the role of HAPLN1 in multiple myeloma bone marrow homing” Speaker:  Hae Yeun Chang (Advisor:  Shigeki Miyamoto).  “Endosome escape during HCMV latency” Speaker:  Esther Wisdom (Advisor:  Rob Kalejta).

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  374167) 

Tuesday, December 7

12:00 PM    Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  “What can cell replacement strategies teach us about depression in Parkinson’s disease?” Speaker:  Dr. Marina Emborg, MD, PhD, Senior Scientist, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center and Director, Preclinical Parkinson’s Research Program; Professor, Medical Physics.

Attend in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery 

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  936743) 

Wednesday, December 8

8:00 AM      Oncology Grand Rounds:  “University of Wisconsin breast cancer epidemiology simulation model to inform policy and clinical decisions for effective breast cancer control” Speaker:  Oguz Alagoz, MS, PhD, Professor, College of Engineering.

Join via Zoom 

10:30 AM    Cancer Biology Seminar:  “Epstein-Barr Virus short stories 4 the holidays:  DNA repair, genome silencing, viral replication” Speaker:  Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh, MD, PhD, Associate Professor and Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Florida Department of Pediatrics, Gainesville, FL.

Join in person:  1335 HSLC 

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  631057) 

11:00 AM    Microbial Transcription Seminar:  “Rewiring the specificity of extracytoplasmic function sigma factors” Speaker:  Horia Todor, UCSF.  “The curious case of a commonly mutated, yet essential gene in the envelope stress response of Pseudomonas aeruginosa” Speaker:  Boo Shan Tseng, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Join via Zoom 

12:00 PM    Neuroscience Seminar:    “Novel freely moving monkey framework for the study of naturalistic behaviors” Speaker:  Dr. Byounghoon Kim, Neuroscience, UW-Madison.

Join via Zoom  (Passcode:  791793) 

3:30 PM      Genetics Colloquium:   “TBA” Speaker:  Peter Scacheri, Genetics and Genome Sciences, Case Western Reserve University.

Attend in person:  1111 Gen/Biotech 

Access the livestream here 

4:00 PM      Statistic Seminar:  “Edgeworth expansions for network moments” Speaker:  Yuan Zhang, Assistant Professor, Dept of Statistics, The Ohio State University.

Attend in person:  1310 Sterling Hall 

Join via Zoom 

Thursday, December 9

9:00 AM      Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar:  “Control of CNS inflammation by astrocytes” Speaker:  Francisco Quintana, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Join via Zoom 

12:10 PM    Molecular Virology Seminar:  “The ABCs of rhinovirus infections and asthma” Speaker:  Jim Gern, Pediatrics, UW-Madison.

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

Friday, December 10