Monday, April 4
12:00 PM Comparative Biomedical Sciences PhD Dissertation Defense: Establishing an in vitro model of skeletal muscle development and aging using human stem cells; Speaker: Sin-Ruow Tey, SVM – Comparative Biosciences (M. Suzuki lab).
Join in person: 1190 WIMR
3:30 PM McArdle Trainee Seminar: Using patient-derived cancer organoids to predict treatment response for precision medicine strategies; Speaker: Shirsa Udgata (Advisor: Dustin Deming, MD).
Tuesday, April 5
12:00 PM Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center Seminar: RNA-regulatory exosome complex is required for erythroid progenitor function and survival in vivo; Speaker: Isabela Fraga (Bresnick lab).
Join in person: Orchard View Room – 3rd floor of Discovery Center at WID
Wednesday, April 6
8:00 AM Oncology Grand Rounds: Oncologic PET/MRI at UW: Current State and Future Directions; Speaker: Ali Pirasteh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Associate Chief, MRI, Co-Director, PET/MRI.
10:30 AM Cancer Biology Seminar – Hilldale Lecture: Inflammasomes at the crossroads of basic science and therapeutic translation; Speaker: Hao Wu, PhD, Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School.
Join in person: 1335 HSLC
Join via Zoom: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/95629175029
1:00 PM CRB Seminar: How to build organs and avoid birth defects: hedgehog signaling and heterochronic control of complex organ development; Speaker: Ivan Moskowitz, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Human Genetics; Vice Chair for Research, Pediatrics; University of Chicago.
Join in person: 1309 HSLC.
3:30 PM Genetics Colloquium: Retrotransposons and endogenous retroviruses as causal factors on ALS and frontotemporal dementia; Speaker: Josh Dubnau, Stony Brook University.
Join in person: 1111 Gen/Biotech
4:00 PM Statistics Seminar: Mind the gap: from predictions to ML-informed decisions; Speaker: María De Areteaga.
Join via Zoom: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/93105497138
Thursday, April 7
12:10 PM Molecular Virology Seminar: Structure and function of HIV G-quadruplexes; Speaker: Sarah McMillan, UW Keck Lab.
Join in person: 1211 Biochemical Sciences Building.
1:30 PM Genomics Seminar: Predicting transcription factor binding and the effects of viral integration; Speaker: Michael Hoffman, PhD, Senior Scientist/Associate Professor, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Depts of Medical Biophysics and Computer Science, University Health Network, University of Toronto.
Join in person: 1111 Biotechnology Center Auditorium
Join via Zoom: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/93948038390
4:00 PM Neuroscience Seminar (Cranefield Lecture): A molecule that tastes sour: function and structure of the proton channel OTOP1; Speaker: Emily Liman, PhD, USC.
Join in person: 1345 HSLC
Friday, April 8
12:00 PM BMI Seminar: Model misspecification in microbiome studies; Speaker: Amy Willis, University of Washington.
Join in person: Biotech Center Auditorium
Join via Zoom: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/98097650633