Seminar listings this week: Dec. 13-17, 2021

Monday, December 13

3:00 PM      Biochemistry Colloquium:  “Coronavirus novel replicase functions and targets for antivirals” Speaker:  Mark Denison, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Join in person:  Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Building 

3:30 PM      McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “Tis the season:  impact of intratumoral heterogeneity for microsatellite instability on tumor development and therapeutic response” Speaker:  Santina Snow (Advisor:  Rich Halberg).

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  374167) 

Tuesday, December 14

12:00 PM    Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  “Cortical excitability, cell division and development:  a conserved circuit for morphogenetic changes” Speaker:  Dr. William Bement, PhD, Hans Ris Professor of Cell Biology and Integrative Biology Center for Quantitative Cell Imaging.

Attend in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery 

Join via Zoom (Passcode:  936743) 

3:30 PM      Morgridge Metabolism Colloquium:  “Interplay between innate immunity and tissue tension regulates tumor progression” Speaker:  Valerie Weaver, PhD, Director of the Center for Bioengineering and Tissue Regeneration; Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco.

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6:30 PM      RNA MaxiGroup:  “The curious case of RNA binding protein FMR1” Speaker:  Xinyu Zhao, Dept of Neuroscience and Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  Room 1360 Genetics and Biotechnology 

Wednesday, December 15

8:00 AM      Oncology Grand Rounds:  “TBA” Speaker:  Dr. Anne Marie Murphy.

Join in person:  1306 HSLC 

Join via Zoom 

10:30 AM    Cancer Biology Seminar:  none this week 

12:00 PM    Neuroscience Seminar:    “Context in visual cortex” Speaker:  Massimo Scanziani, PhD, UC-San Francisco / HHMI.

Join via Zoom 

12:00 PM    Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (PBS 930):  “Molecular mechanisms of superantigen involvement in S. aureus infective endocarditis” Speaker:  Sharon Tang (Salgado-Pabon lab, Pathobiological Sciences).

Join via Zoom 

4:00 PM      Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (PBS 930):  “Inside-out NFKB signaling in T cell responses to chronic viral infection” Speaker:  Tracy Luu (Suresh lab, Pathobiological Sciences).

Join via Zoom 

4:00 PM      Statistic Seminar:  “Optimal allocation of water and sanitation facilities to prevent communicable diarrheal diseases in Senegal under partial interference” Speaker:  Chan Park.

Join via Zoom 

Thursday, December 16

11:00 AM    Cancer MoonshotSM Seminar:  “Using new technologies to understand gastric and colorectal cancers; Speakers:  Nicole B. Halmai (nee Coggins), PhD, UC-Davis and Nick Markham, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University.


Friday, December 17