Seminar list for this week: October 24-28

Monday, October 24, 2022 

3:00 PM          Biochemistry Colloquium:  Cancelled.

3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “Endosome escape and virion uncoating during HCMV latency;” Speaker:  Esther Wisdom (Advisor:  Rob Kalejta).  “What can a fluorescent Epstein-Barr virus tell us about host-shutoff?;” Speaker:  Alejandro Casco (Advisor:  Eric Johannsen).

Join in person:  6571 WIMR 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

 12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  “Peripheral nervous system behavior during zebrafish fin regeneration;” Speaker:  Daniel Osorio Mendez (Kang lab).

Join in person:  Biotechnology Center Auditorium (Room 1111), 425 Henry Mall. 

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 2:00 PM          Morgridge Metabolism Colloquium:  “Adventures in adipose tissue biology;” Speaker:  Dr. Evan Rosen, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Join in person:  DeLuca Forum, Discovery Bldg, 330 N Orchard St. 

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3:30 PM          Pathobiological Sciences Seminar:  “The continuous pursuit of SARS-CoV2 variants;” Speaker:  Peter Halfmann, PhD, Associate Research Professor, Dept of Pathobiological Sciences, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  2360 School of Veterinary Medicine. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  N/A

 11:00 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar:  “Peripheral nervous system in the war against cancer;” Speaker:  Alexander Birbrair, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1335 HSLC. 

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12:00 PM        Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (Path-Bio 930):  “Toward development of a hybrid vaccine for viral respiratory diseases;” Speaker:  Taksoo Kim (Kawaoka lab, SVM).

Join in person:  2255 SVM 

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3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  “How do we sense the world?  Lessons from the worm;” Speaker:  Shawn Xu, Professor, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Join in person:  Gen/Biotech 1111 

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4:00 – 6:00 PM           Spooky Data Club 2022:  Come and join us for a Halloween potluck party.  Bring a dish to share and your best Scary Data entry!  Costumes encouraged!  Event is open to all!  Have you ever wanted to Photoshop your data?  Now is your only chance!  Maybe an old IF image looks like a monster or a smeared blot looks ghostly.  Just find your “scariest” piece of bad data and make it SPOOKY!

Join in person:  Bock Labs Penthouse, Rm 903 

For more info, contact Adeline Ding at 

4:00 PM          Statistics Seminar:  “Topological clustering of multilayer networks;” Speaker:  Yulia Gel, Professor, Dept of Mathematical Sciences, Univ of Texas at Dallas.

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

Thursday, October 27, 2022

 9:00 AM         Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar:  “Experience-dependent myelination:  neuropeptides as axonal signals for oligodendrocyte differentiation and myelination;” Speaker:  Jonah Chan, PhD, Professor, UC-San Francisco.

Join in person:  1335 HSLC 

12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  “Hijacking the host:  viral mechanisms to control gene expression and anti-viral responses;” Speaker:  Prof. Marta Gaglia, IMV/MMI, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences. 

12:30 PM        Evolution Seminar:  “Ecological and evolutionary consequences of global change across biological scales;” Speaker:  Meredith Zettlemoyer, Postdoc, Univ of Georgia.

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

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3:30 PM          Biology Colloquium:  “Control of the Drosophila germline stem cell lineage by diet, temperature, and whole-body physiology;” Speaker:  Daniela Drummond Barbosa, Dept of Genetics, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  B302 Birge Hall 

Friday, October 28, 2022

 12:00 PM        Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Seminar:  “Title:  TBA;” Speaker:  Joseph Ibrahim, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Join in person:  Genetics/Biotech Auditorium 

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12:00 PM        MMI Seminar:  “Title:  TBA;” Speaker:  Shannon Moonah, Univ of Virginia.

Join in person:  1420 MSB 

12:00 PM        Waisman Seminar – Dolan Lecture:  “Understanding brain cell type diversity;” Speaker:  Hongkui Zeng, PhD, Executive Vice President Director, Allen Institute.

Join in person:  John D. Wiley Conference Center 

 1:00 PM          McArdle Dissertation Defense:  “Examining how obesity-associated inflammation promotes mammary gland and mammary tumor fibrosis;” Speaker:  Genevra Kuziel (Arendt lab, Comparative Biosciences).

Join in person:  2255 Vet Med 

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