Seminar list for this week: April 11-15

Monday, April 11

3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  A novel microfluidic model of the bone metastatic niche; Speaker:  Adeline Ding (Advisor: Joshua Lang).  The HCMV protein UL136 inhibits the RIG-I signaling pathway; Speaker:  Thomas Potts (Advisor:  Rob Kalejta).

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Tuesday, April 12

12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center Seminar:  Chondrocyte derived from induced pluripotent stem cells for articular cartilage regeneration; Speaker:  Ming-Song Lee, Dept of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation & Dept of Biomedical Engineering, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  DeLuca Forum, Discovery Center at WID

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5:00 PM          RNA MaxiGroup:  Discovery of small molecule splicing modifiers to treat human disease; Speaker:  Chris Trotta, PTC Therapeutics.

Join in person:  1360 Genetics/Biotechnology.


Wednesday, April 13

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  Third group surrogates of therapeutic radionuclides:  La, Y, and Sc; Speaker:  Jonathon Engle, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medical Physics & Radiology, UWSMPH.

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10:30 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar (WARF Therapeutics Drug Discovery Series):  Mechanisms of malignant transformation of the immune system and precision therapies for lymphomas; Speaker:  Ari Melnick, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College.

Join in person:  1335 HSLC

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1:00 PM          CRB Seminar:  Hepatic epithelial development and plasticity; Speaker:  Stacey Huppert, PhD, Associate Professor, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Join in person:  1309 HSLC.

3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  Nuclear envelope in fertility and erythrocyte development; Speaker:  Helen McNeil, Washington University.

Join in person:  1111 Gen/Biotech

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4:00 PM          Statistics Seminar:  Network estimation by mixing:  adaptivity and more; Speaker:  Can Le.

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Thursday, April 14

9:00 AM         Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar:  Assessing immunogenicity and protection following mRNA-1273-vaccination in nonhuman primates – immune correlates, mechanisms and boosting against variants; Speaker:  Robert Seder, MD, Chief, Cellular Immunology Section, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID, NIH.

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12:05 PM        Analytical Seminar:  Mapping the spatiotemporal proteome architecture of human cells; Speaker:  Prof. Emma Lundberg, Stanford University.

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12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  The unexpected role of HIV-1 integrase in particle maturation; Speaker:  Prof. Sebla Kutluay, Washington University St. Louis.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences Building.

1:30 PM          Bio-Tech Talk:  Sleep and weight management:  a surprising relationship; Speakers:  Dale Schoeller and Michele Ravelli, UWBC Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry Lab.

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Friday, April 15

12:00 PM        BMI Seminar:  TBA; Speaker:  Barbara Stranger, Northwestern.

Join in person:  Genetics-Biotechnology Center Auditorium