Seminar list for this week: January 29-February 2

Monday, January 29, 2024

12:15 PM        Pathobiological Sciences Seminar:  From mucus-maker to virus-maker: how astrovirus hijacks goblet cells and disrupts gut homeostasis; Speaker:  Valerie Cortez, PhD, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Join in person:  2007 School of Veterinary Medicine

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 3:00 PM          Biochemistry Colloquium:  Single-molecule cell biology reveals the molecular mechanisms of genome integrity pathways in human cells; Speaker:  Jens Schmidt, PhD, Michigan State University.

Join in person:  1211 HFD Biochemistry Sciences

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 3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  Targeting Histone Modifying Enzymes in Prostate Cancer Cell Survival after Androgen Deprivation Therapy; Speaker:  Tanaya Purohit, (Advisor: David Jarrard, MD); Genomic Determinants of Hematopoietic Progenitor Sensitivity to Innate Immune Signaling; Speaker:  Vu Tran (Advisor: Emery Bresnick, PhD).

Join in person:  6571 WIMR II

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  RNA-binding proteins in cancer progression; Speaker:  Irina Elcheva, PhD, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Pediatrics, Div. of Hematology and Oncology, Penn State Neuroscience Institute.

Join in person:  Discovery Center at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID)

Join via Zoom: (Passcode: 936743)

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  ASH Updates-Part 2: Leukemia & Myeloma; Speakers: Natalie Callander, MD, Prof. Dept. of Medicine, UW-Madison; Aric Hall, MD, Asst, Prof. Dept. of Medicine, UW-Madison; Matthew Brunner, MD, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Medicine, UW-Madison; Timothy Schmidt, MD, Dept. of Medicine, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1306 HSLC

Join via Zoom:  (Passcode: Grand)

11:00 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar: Cancer-specific mutations and their therapeutic potential; Speaker:  Hans Schreiber, MD, PhD, Prof. of Pathology, University of Chicago.

Join in person:  1345 HSLC

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11:00 AM       Neuroscience Seminar:  Cortico-striatal substrates of context-dependent decisions; Speaker:  Scott Bolkan, PhD, Princeton University.

Join in person:  3571 WIMR II

3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  TBD; Speaker:  Joshua Arribere, PhD, Prof. of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology, UC Santa Cruz.

Join in person:  1111 Genetics/Biotechnology Center

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

11:00 AM       Nutritional Sciences Seminar:  Pediatric Obesity Treatment in the Mid-South: Bariatric Surgery, Medication, and Lifestyle Intervention; Speaker:  Webb Smith, PhD, UTHSC.

Join in person:  290 Nutritional Sciences

12:00 PM        Pathology Grand Rounds:  Pathology of infectious diseases and recent epidemics in the city of São Paulo, Brazil; Speaker:  Amaro Nunes Duarte-Neto, MD, PhD, University of São Paulo.

Join in person: 1345 HSLC

12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  Honeybee viruses, colony health, and antiviral defense; Speaker:  Michelle Flenniken, Prof. of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Montana State University.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences

12:30 PM        Evolution Seminar:  Parasex accelerates Candida evolution; Speaker:  Matt Anderson, Assoc. Prof. of Medical Genetics & CGSI, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1360 Genetics/Biotech

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1:30 PM          Genomics Seminar:  Network inference from public datasets: a cheap and efficient approach to find novel transcriptional regulators; Speaker:  Kranthi Varala, PhD, Dept. of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University.

Join in person:  1111 Genetics/Biotechnology Center Auditorium

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Friday, February 2, 2024

12:00 PM        Medical Microbiology & Immunology Seminar:  What does Mycobacterium tuberculosis share with marine bacteria?; Speaker:  Luiz Pedro Sorio de Carvalho, PhD, The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute.

Join in person:  1420 Microbial Sciences