Seminar list for this week: February 7-11, 2022

Monday, February 7

3:00 PM         Biochemistry Colloquium:  Engineering promiscuous enzymes for the synthesis of non-standard amino acids; Speaker:  Andrew Buller, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  Room 1211, HFD Biochemical Sciences Building

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3:30 PM         McArdle Trainee Seminar:  Nuclear to cytoplasmic NF-kB signaling in CD8+ T cells and anti-tumor immunity; Speaker:  Donna Li (Advisor:  S. Miyamoto).  A role for stem-loop binding protein during human cytomegalovirus infection; Speaker:  Kylee Morrison, PhD (Advisor:  R. Kalejta).

Join via Zoom: (PASSCODE:  374167)

Tuesday, February 8

9:30 AM         Biomolecular Chemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar:  Why do some chromosomes misbehave?; Speaker:  Dr. Katie Billmyre, Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences Building

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12:00 PM      Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center Seminar:  GABA B receptor 1 regulation of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell differentiation; Speaker:  Damola Elujoba-Bridenstein, PhD Candidate (Tamplin lab), UW-Madison.

Join in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

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6:30 PM         RNA MaxiGroup:  How ssDNA-binding cofactor CST sets the stage for DNA polymerase alpha/primase RNA-DNA primer synthesis:  insights from human telomere C-strand fill-in; Speaker:  Ci Ji Lim, Dept. of Biochemistry, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  Room 1360 Genetics and Biotechnology

Wednesday, February 9

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  WiscShare:  A framework to support translational research and precision medicine; Speakers:  Stephanie McGregor, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of P&LM; Mark Burkard, MD, PhD, Professor, Dept of Medicine; & Joshua M. Lang, MD, MS, Vice Chair for Biomedical Research, Dept of Medicine; UWSMPH.

Join via Zoom: (passcode:  UWCCC)

10:30 AM      Cancer Biology Seminar:  None this week.

12:00 PM      Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (PBS 930):  The role of satellite cell-derived TRIM28 in adult myogenesis; Speaker:  Kuan-Hung (Parker) Lin (Hornberger lab, SVM – Comparative Biosciences).

Join in person:  2007 SVM

12:00 PM      The Biology of Aging and Age-Related Diseases T32 Seminar:  Cellular recycling:  role in aging and disease; Speaker:  Malene Hansen, PhD, Professor and CSO, The Buck Institute, Novato, California.

Join via Zoom:  (Passcode:  911733)

12:00 PM      Neuroscience Seminar:  Title:  TBA; Speaker:  Jane Paulsen, PhD, UW-Neurology.

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3:30 PM         Genetics Seminar:  TBA; Speaker:  Chi Dang, Wistar Institute.

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Thursday, February 10

9:00 AM         Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar:  Using human pluripotent stem cells to model and treat IMPG2-based retinal degenerative disease; Speaker:  Steven Mayerl, CMP Student (Gamm lab).

Join in person:  1345 HSLC

12:10 PM      Molecular Virology Seminar:  Stochastic processes constrain the adaptation of wildtype H7N9 avian influenza viruses to mammalian hosts; Speaker:  Luis Haddock Soto, Friedrich lab, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences Building.

1:30 PM         UW Biotechnology Center Bio-Tech Talks:  Lipidomics at the UW Biotechnology Center Mass Spectrometry Facility:  What to Expect When You’re Injecting; Speaker:  Gregory Barrett-Wilt, Director.

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Friday, February 11

12:00 PM      John D. Wiley Seminar:  Think different:  the importance of individual differences in decision making; Speaker:  Nicola Grissom, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychology, University of Minnesota.

Join in person:  Wiley Conference Center, T216 North Tower Waisman Center

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