Seminar list for this week: February 5-9

Monday, February 5, 2024

3:00 PM          Biochemistry Colloquium:  Engineering synthetic regulatory systems in human cells; Speaker:  Caleb Bashor, Asst. Prof. of Bioengineering & Biosciences, Rice University.

Join in person:  1211 HFD Biochemistry Sciences

Join virtually:

 3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  Validating entry receptor candidates for Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus; Speaker:  Beniah Brumbaugh, (Advisor: Bill Sugden, PhD); Investigation of the Mechanism by Which the Human Cytomegalovirus Genome Is Maintained within the Nucleus During Cell Division; Speaker:  Minor Maliano, PhD (Advisor: Rob Kalejta, PhD).

Join in person:  6571 WIMR II

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  Investigating Hox11-mediated mechanisms of osteochondral differentiation; Speaker:  Martha Echevarria-Andino, PhD, Research Associate, Postdoc – Wellik Lab (Wellik Lab), Cell & Regenerative Biology, UW-Madison.

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

Join via Zoom: (Passcode: 936743)

 12:00 PM        Neuroscience Seminar:  Organelles Underlying Brain Connectivity; Speaker:  Hanieh Falahati, PhD, Yale University.

Join in person:  3571 WIMR II

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  Prostate SPORE Updates; Speakers: Doug McNeel, MD, PhD, Prof., Dept. of Medicine, UW-Madison; David Jarrard, MD, Asst, Prof., Dept. of Urology, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1306 HSLC

Join via Zoom:  (Passcode: Grand)

11:00 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar: Activating CD8 T Cells Using DNA Vaccines as a Treatment for Prostate Cancer; Speaker:  Douglas McNeel, MD, PhD, Prof. of Hematology-Oncology, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1345 HSLC

Join via Zoom: (Passcode: 629651)

3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  TBD; Speaker:  John Murray, PhD.

Join in person:  1111 Genetics/Biotechnology Center

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

9:00 AM         Pathology Seminar:  Gut Feelings: The Microbiome as a Key Regulator of Brain & Behaviour Across the Lifespan; Speaker:  John Cryan, PhD, Cork University.

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11:00 AM       Nutritional Sciences Seminar:  Influence of Early Life Microbiota on Dairy Calves’ Health and Disease; Speaker:  Lautaro Rostoll Cangiano, PhD, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Animal and Dairy Sciences, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  290 Nutritional Sciences

12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  An alphacoronavirus polymerase structure reveals conserved replication factor functions; Speaker:  Thomas Anderson (Kirchdoerfer Lab), IMV/Biochemistry, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences

12:30 PM        Evolution Seminar:  You, Me and a Tree: Reconstructing the Paleobiological Record of Earth’s Oldest Eukaryotes; Speaker:  Zach Adams, Research Scientist, Dept. of Geoscience, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1360 Genetics/Biotech

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Friday, February 9, 2024

12:00 PM        Medical Microbiology & Immunology Seminar:  TBD; Speaker:  John Brooks, PhD, Princeton University.

Join in person:  1420 Microbial Sciences