Seminar list for this week: September 26-30

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Monday, September 26, 2022

3:00 PM          Gladys J. Everson Lecture in Biochemistry:  “Remote control:  allosteric modulation of signaling enzyme function;” Speaker:  Dustin Maly, University of Washington.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

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3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “Targeting cancer-associated fibroblasts in colorectal cancer:  the search for new drug combinations and models;” Speaker:  Katie Johnson (Advisor:  Dustin Deming).

Join in person:  6571 WIMR


Tuesday, September 27, 2022

12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  “Engineering Cells and Microsystems to Study Mechanobiology;” Speaker:  Dr. Beth Pruitt, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Join in person:  DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID)

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12:00 PM        Badger Talks LIVE:  “Breast Cancer Biology and Treatments;” Speaker:  Dr. Wei Xu, Marian A. Messerschmidt Professor of Cancer Research; Associate Director, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research.

Badger Talks Podcast can be accessed from the Badger Talks website, and all regular streaming platforms: SpotifyApple PodcastsStitcherGoogle podcastsAmazon Podcasts, and more.


3:30 PM          Pathobiological Sciences Seminar:  Using metabolism to predict and manage microbial community dynamics; Speaker:  Will Harcombe, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota.

Join in person:  2360 School of Vet Med.

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5:00 PM          Cancer Trainee Network:  Fall 2022 Cancer Trainee Network Kick-Off.  Come to meet other Trainees; learn more about the Cancer Center; make connections; enjoy free refreshments.

Join in person:  HSLC Atrium


Wednesday, September 28, 2022

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  “ASCO updates – GI Team;” Speakers:  Johnathan Ebben, MD, PhD; Amy Taylor, MD; Dusty Deming, MD; and Jeremy Kratz, MD.

Join in person:  1306 HSLC

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11:00 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar:  “Toward improved modeling of cancer biology in vitro:  a renal cell carcinoma case study;” Speaker:  Maria Virumbrales Muñoz, PhD, Researcher, UWCCC.

Join in person:  1335 HSLC

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12:00 PM        Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar Series:  “Weight Pulling:  A Novel Mouse Model of Human Progressive Resistance Exercise;” Speaker:  Wen Zhu (Hornberger lab).

Join in person:  2255 SVM

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3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  “Electrical Synapses – the Dark Matter of the Brain;” Speaker:  Adam Miller, Associate Professor, University of Oregon.

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4:00 PM          Statistics Seminar:  “Microbiome data science – phylogenetic tree, bacterial growth rate, and biosynthetic gene clusters;” Speaker:  Hongzhe Li, Perelman Professor in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics, University of Pennsylvania.

Join in person:  133 SMI (Service Memorial Institute, 470 N. Charter St.)


Thursday, September 29, 2022

12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  “HPV16 E6 induces chromosomal instability due to polar chromosomes caused by E6AP-dependent degradation of the mitotic kinesin CENP-E;” Speaker:  Prof. Pippa Cosper, Human Oncology, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences.


12:30 PM        Evolution Seminar:  “Uncovering the molecular origins of animal vision and opisthokont light sensing; Speaker:  Andrew Swafford, Postdoc, UMass Amherst.

Join in person:  Genetics/Biotech Auditorium (Room 1111)

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3:30 PM          Biology Colloquium:  “A winter’s tale of Wisconsin lakes;” Speaker:  Hilary Dugan, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  B302 Birge Hall.


Friday, September 30, 2022

9:00 AM         2022 SCRMC Fall Conference:  Stem Cells in Biology, Disease, and Therapeutics.  Keynote speakers:  Ivan Maillard, MD, PhD, Professor of Hematology-Oncology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Valentina Lo Sardo, PhD, Assistant Professor in Cell & Regenerative Biology, UW-Madison.

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12:00 PM        Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Seminar:  “Title:  TBA;” Speaker:  Heping Zhang, Yale University.

Join in person:  Genetics/Biotech Auditorium

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12:00 PM        Waisman Seminar:  “High-throughput proteomics of human diseases;” Speaker:  Junmin Peng, PhD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Join in person:  John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman.


3:00 PM          SMPH Collaborate:  Speakers:  Evgenia Shishkova, PhD, Biomolecular Chemistry; Adam Konopka, PhD, Medicine; Zachary Morris, MD, PhD, Human Oncology; and Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, Emergency Medicine.

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Join in person:  1306 HSLC


4:00 PM          McArdle Dissertation Defense:  “Diptoindonesin G is an HSP90 middle domain modulator;” Speaker:  Kristine Donahue (Xu lab).

Join in person:  5001A WIMR

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