Seminar list for this week: March 28-April 1, 2022

Monday, March 28

9:00 AM         Cell & Regenerative Biology Faculty Candidate Seminar:  Cancer cell dissemination and dormancy:  a tumor microenvironment perspective; Speaker:  Lucia Borriello, PhD, Postdoc, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Join in person:  1325 HSLC.

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12:00 PM        Biomedical Engineering Seminar:  Programmable tools for DNA, RNA and protein targeting:  new approaches, new challenges; Speaker:  Prashant Mali, PhD, Associate Professor of Bioengineering, UC-San Diego.

Join in person:  1003 Engineering Centers (Tong Auditorium)


3:00 PM          The David Green Lecture in Enzyme Chemistry:  A metabolic paradigm for H2S signaling; Speaker:  Ruma Banerjee, University of Michigan.

Join in person:  1211, HFD Biochemical Sciences Building

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3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  Determining the role of fusion proteins, E8^E2 and E1^E4 in the viral life cycle of MmuPV1; Speaker:  Cooper Cavers (Advisor:  Paul Lambert).

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Tuesday, March 29

12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center Seminar:  Investigating the regulatory dynamics of somatic cell reprogramming to induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs); Speaker:  Stefan Pietrzak (Sridharan lab).

Join in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

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Wednesday, March 30

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  Translational research in myeloma:  a focus on t(11;14) and BCL2 inhibition; Speaker:  Jonathan Kaufman, MD, Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine.

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10:30 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar:  Single-stranded DNA-binding co-factor CST sets the stage for DNA polymerase alpha/primase activation and primer synthesis; Speaker:  Ci Ji Lim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, UW-Madison.

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12:00 PM        Neuroscience Seminar:  DNA-enabled membrane engineering for customized protein study; Speaker:  Zhao Zhang, PhD, UW-Neuroscience.

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12:00 PM        PBS 930 Seminar:  Plasma neurofilament light chain (pNfL) concentration in Labrador retrievers affected with idiopathic laryngeal paralysis (ILP); Speaker:  Jackie Perino (Sample lab, SVM – Surgical Sciences).

Join in person:  Room 2255 SVM

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3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  Leveraging large population-based biobanks to investigate the genetic architecture of coronary artery disease; Speaker:  Hooman Allayee, Univ of Southern California.

Join in person:  1111 Gen/Biotech

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4:00 PM          Special Statistics Seminar:  Undergraduate Statistics/Data Science Research Quick Talks; Presenters are researchers from different fields around campus.

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Thursday, March 31

9:00 AM         Cell & Regenerative Biology Faculty Candidate Seminar:  Stem cells in motion:  dynamic stem cell processes promoting adult tissue repair; Speaker:  Daniel Hu, PhD, Postdoc, Genentech, South San Francisco, CA.

Join in person:  1325 HSLC.

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9:00 AM         Biomolecular Chemistry Special Seminar:  Characterization of poly(ADP-ribose) (PAR) mechanical properties:  switch-like behavior of PAR compaction upon metal binding; Speaker:  Dr. Mohsen Badiee, Johns Hopkins University.

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12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  Host cell lipid composition modulates viral infection; Speaker:  Gina Wade (Simcox lab).

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences Building.


Friday, April 1

12:00 PM        BMI Seminar:  Title:  TBA; Speaker:  Irene Ong.

Join in person:  Biotech Center Auditorium

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