Seminar list for this week: November 7-11

Monday, November 7, 2022 

10:00 AM       Morgridge Metabolism Colloquium:  “Changing the gut microbiome to benefit human health;” Speaker:  Dr. Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Professor of Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University. 

Join in person:  H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Bldg. 

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12:00 PM        Precision Medicine Interest Group:  “Optimizing and benchmarking polygenic risk score with GWAS summary data;” Speaker:  Dr. Qiongshi Lu, PhD. 

Join in person:  WIMR West Wedge Room 2798

3:00 PM          Biochemistry Colloquium:  “Single molecular take on telomere regulation;” Speaker:  Sua Myong, Johns Hopkins University. 

Join in person:  Room 1211, HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “A blockchain framework to share scientific data, reagents, and tools;” Speaker:  Alex Veith, PhD (Bradfield lab). 

Join in person:  6571 WIMR 


 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 

 12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  “Peripheral nervous system in the war against cancer;” Speaker:  Dr. Alexander Birbrair, Assistant Professor, Dept of Dermatology, UW-Madison. 

Join in person:  DeLuca Forum, WID 

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022 

 8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  N/A

11:00 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar:  “Translational regulation of breast cancer metastasis:  translation initiation from the 3’ end;” Speaker:  Robert Schneider, PhD, Professor, Molecular Pathogenesis, NYU School of Medicine. 

Join in person:  1306 HSLC 

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12:00 PM        Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (Path-Bio 930):  “Development of Engaging Vision Tests for Peg Dogs;” Speaker:  Michele Salzman (Mowat lab, Surgical Sciences). 

Join in person:  2255 SVM 

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3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  “Distinct transcriptional profile of pioneer neurons;” Speaker:  Alex Nechiporuk, Professor, Oregon Health and Science University. 

Join in person:  Gen/Biotech 1111 

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4:00 PM          Statistics Seminar:  “Privacy, Data Privacy, and Differential Privacy;” Speaker:  Xiao-Li Meng, Professor of Statistics, Harvard University. 

Join in person:  B102 Van Vleck Hall 


 Thursday, November 10, 2022 

 9:00 AM         Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds:  “The Role of Advanced Molecular Imaging in Infectious Diseases;” Speaker:  Sanjay Jain, MBBS, Professor, Dept of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University. 

Join in person:  1335 HSLC

12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  “Interactions of HBV  X protein with cellular apoptotic factors;” Speaker:  Andrea Hunger (Coon lab).  “Mechanisms of stem cell resistance to RNA viruses;” Speaker:  Ahlan Ferdous (Kimble lab). 

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences.

12:30 PM        Evolution Seminar:  “An adaptive interaction between cell type and metabolism drives ploidy evolution in Saccharomyces eubayanus; Speaker:  John Crandall, Grad Student, UW-Madison Genetics. 

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

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3:30 PM          Biology Colloquium:  “First Canada-wide assessment of lakes – what did we learn?; Speaker:  Irene Gregory-Eaves, McGill University. 

Join in person:  B302 Birge Hall 


Friday, November 11, 2022 

12:00 PM        Biostatistics & Medical Informatics Seminar:  “Title:  TBA;” Speaker:  Yin Li, BMI, UW-Madison. 

Join in person:  Genetics/Biotech Auditorium 

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12:00 PM        MMI Seminar:  “Gardnerella and the vaginal microbiome in health and disease;” Speaker:  Amanda Lewis, Professor, UC-San Diego. 

Join in person:  1420 MSB

12:00 PM        Waisman Seminar:  “Embryonic consequences of abnormal folate transport;” Speaker:  Richard Finnell, PhD, DABMGG, Baylor College of Medicine. 

Join in person:  John D. Wiley Conference Center