Seminar list for this week: March 21-25, 2022

Monday, March 21

3:30 PM          Biochemistry Colloquium:  Lessons learned from mitochondria – from physiology to aging; Speaker:  Marcia Haigis, Harvard Medical School.

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3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  Epigenetic changes in neuroendocrine prostate cancer; Speaker:  Zachary Kauffman (Advisor:  Joshua Lang).  Does hepatitis B virus release RNA virions?; Speaker:  Abena Kissi-Twum (Advisor:  Dan Loeb).

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Tuesday, March 22

12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center Seminar:  Engineering human pluripotent stem cells for targeted cancer immunotherapies; Speaker:  Dr. Xiaoping Bao, PhD, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University.

Join in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

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3:30 PM          Pathobiological Sciences Seminar:  Staphylococcus aureus adaptation to the host and persistence; Speaker:  Keun Seok Seo, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor, Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Mississippi State University.

Join in person:  2350 School of Vet Med.


Wednesday, March 23

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  None this week.

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

12:00 PM        PBS 930 Seminar:  Novel routes for indirect transmission of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer; Speaker:  Heath N’te Inzalaco (Turner lab, Forest & Wildlife Ecology).

Join in person:  Room 2255 SVM

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1:00 PM          Cell & Regenerative Biology Seminar:  Preserving the bone marrow niche to rejuvenate an aged hematopoietic system; Speaker:  Jason Butler, PhD, Director, Stem Cell Therapeutics; Professor of Medical Sciences, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.

Join in person:  1309 HSLC.

3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  Mining human genomes for genetic interactions underlying disease; Speaker:  Chad Myers, University of Minnesota.

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4:00 PM          Statistics Seminar:  On quantum supremacy demonstrations; Speaker:  Yosef Rinott.

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Thursday, March 24

12:00 PM        Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine Seminar:  Inherited cancer susceptibility:  windows into etiology and biology; Speaker:  Jane Churpek, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Palliative Care, UW-Madison.

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12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  Expanding bacteriophage host range and specificity; Speaker:  Nina Bonde, IPiB Program (Keck/Cox labs), UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences Building.

3:00 PM          Comparative Biomedical Sciences PhD Dissertation Defense:  Development of mucosal vaccine strategies against respiratory coronaviruses; Speaker:  Shaswath Sekar Chandrasekar (Mentor:  Dr. Adel Talaat, Pathobiological Sciences).

Join in person:  101 Hanson Biomedical Sciences Bldg, 1656 Linden Drive.

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Friday, March 25

12:00 PM        BMI Seminar:  Title:  TBA; Speaker:  Jiwei Zhao.

Join in person:  Biotech Center Auditorium

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