Seminar list for this week: December 5-9

Monday, December 5, 2022

12:00 PM        Precision Medicine Interest Group:  Dr. Kaitlyn Kelly, MD, MAS.

Join in person:  WIMR West Wedge Room 2798

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3:00 PM          Biochemistry Colloquium:  “The tiny pharmacists within:  how the microbiome impacts the treatment of human disease;” Speaker:  Peter Turnbaugh, UCSF.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences Building.

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3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  “Defining the pentamer’s role in establishing human cytomegalovirus latent infections;” Speaker:  Michael Ohman (Kalejta lab).  “BRD8 mediates ER signaling activation by anti-HER2 treatment in HR+/HER2+ breast cancer;” Speaker:  Ang Gao, PhD (Xu lab).

Join in person:  6571 WIMR


Tuesday, December 6, 2022

 12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  N/A

4:00 PM          Statistics Seminar:  “Regularized spectral methods for clustering signed networks;” Speaker:  Deborah Sulem, PhD Candidate, Dept of Statistics, University of Oxford.

Join in person:  331 SMI


Wednesday, December 7, 2022

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  “NK cell and CAR T cell-based strategies for GD2+ solid tumors;” Speaker:  Christian Capitini, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UWSMPH.

Join in person:  1306 HSLC

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11:00 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar:  “In vivo models of oncogenic gammaherpesviruses to investigate STAT3 as a determinant of latency and to test novel interventions to control infections;” Speaker:  Laurie T. Krug, PhD, HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch, NCI.

Join in person:  1335 HSLC

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12:00 PM        Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (Path-Bio 930):  “Characterizing antiparasitic targets and improving surveillance strategies for human filarial nematodes;” Speaker:  Kendra Gallo (Zamanian lab, Pathobiological Sciences).

Join in person:  2255 SVM

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 3:00 PM          Neuroscience Seminar:  “Hope or hype:  investigating the intrinsic regenerative properties of human pluripotent stem cell-derived photoreceptors;” Speaker:  David Gamm, PhD, UW-Ophthalmology.

Join in person:  1345 HSLC

3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  “Conditional mitochondrial mRNA localization:  connecting mitochondrial composition to growth and metabolism;” Speaker:  Brian Zid, Assistant Professor, UCSD.

Join in person:  Gen/Biotech 1111

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Thursday, December 8, 2022

 9:00 AM         Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar:  “Antagonistic pleiotropy in pulmonary tuberculosis progression;” Speaker:  Igor Kramnik, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, Boston University.

Join in person:  1335 HSLC

 12:00 PM        Biomedical Data Science Student Rotation Presentations:  Presenters:  Spencer Halberg; Sierra Strutz; Emma Graham Linck; Yuda Liu; Ryan Kassab.  (See seminar announcement for more information)

Join in person:  1360 Genetics/Biotech

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 12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  “Title:  TBD;” Speaker:  Ross Soens (Coon lab).  “Title:  TBD;” Speaker:  Debayan Chaudhury (Fox lab).

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences.

3:30 PM          Biology Colloquium:  “Genetic admixture in North American canids:  the legacy and the future;” Speaker:  Bridgett vonHoldt, Princeton University.

Join in person:  B302 Birge Hall


Friday, December 9, 2022

 12:00 PM        Biomedical Data Science Student Rotation Presentations:  Speakers:  Yujia Cai; Emma Croxford; Jie Sheng, Angela Wu; Tinghui Xu; Huan Liang.  (See seminar announcement for more information)

Join in person:  1111 Genetics/Biotech

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