Seminar list for this week: February 12-16

Monday, February 12, 2024

3:00 PM          Biochemistry Colloquium:  Structural insights into phase transitions and unpublished experiments from my time in Betty Craig’s lab; Speaker:  James Bardwell, Prof. of Biological Chemistry, University of Michigan.

Join in person:  1211 HFD Biochemistry Sciences

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 3:30 PM          McArdle Trainee Seminar:  Integrated single cell and spatial analysis of myeloid-T cell interactions in head and neck cancer with immune checkpoint blockade response; Speaker:  Athena Golfinos (Advisor: Huy Dinh, PhD); A novel role for Mad1 in cytokinesis via α5 integrin trafficking; Speaker:  Daniel Sam (Advisor: Beth Weaver, PhD).

Join in person:  6571 WIMR II

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

12:00 PM        Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Seminar:  How Well Can iPSCs Reveal What’s in Your Heart?; Speaker:  J. Carter Ralphe, MD, Chief of Pediatric Cardiology, Director of Pediatric Heart Program, Assoc. Prof. Dept. of Pediatrics, UW-Madison.

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

Join via Zoom: (Passcode: 936743)

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

8:00 AM         Oncology Grand Rounds:  Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology Clinic at UWCCC: Updates and New Frontiers; Speakers: Malinda West, MD, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Medicine, UW-Madison; Cathy Lee-Miller, MD, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Pediatrics; Apoorva Anandan, MD, UW Health Fellow.

Join in person:  1306 HSLC

Join via Zoom:  (Passcode: Grand)

11:00 AM       Cancer Biology Seminar: Obesity: Changing the environment for breast cancer metastasis; Speaker:  Lisa Arendt, DVM, PhD, Assoc. Prof. of Comparative Biosciences, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1345 HSLC

Join via Zoom: (Passcode: 629651)

12:00 PM        Comparative Biomedical Sciences Student Seminar: Precision Vaccinology: Harnessing

Nanotechnology for Targeted Pathogen Defense; Speaker:  Bubacarr JB Touray (Advisor: Dr. Adel Talaat).

Join in person:  2255 School of Veterinary Medicine

 3:00 PM          RNA Collaborative Seminar: Regulation of 3ʹ splice site selection by yeast splicing factor Fyv6; Speaker:  Karli Lipinski (Hoskins Lab), Dept. of Biochemistry, UW-Madison; Effects of diphthamide modification on translational fidelity and the yeast proteome; Speaker: Lauren Mazurkiewicz (Weeks Lab), Dept. of Biochemistry, UW-Madison; Conformational variability of poly (UG) RNA: Complex folds from simple sequences; Speaker:  Saeed Roschdi (Butcher Lab), Dept. of Biochemistry, UW-Madison.

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3:30 PM          Genetics Colloquium:  RNAi-dependent epimutations evoke transient antimicrobial drug resistance; Speaker:  Joseph Heitman, PhD, Duke University.

Join in person:  1111 Genetics/Biotechnology Center

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

11:00 AM       Nutritional Sciences Seminar:  Modeling Host-Environment Interactions in Colonic Organoids from Diverse Individuals; Speaker:  Sonia Kupfer, MD, Prof. of Medicine, University of Chicago.

Join in person:  290 Nutritional Sciences

 12:00 PM        Pathology Grand Rounds:  Mesenchymal tumors of the uterus; Speaker:  Sandhyarani Dasaraju, MD, University of Minnesota.

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 12:10 PM        Molecular Virology Seminar:  Using Reverse Genetics to Probe SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Pathogenesis; Speaker:  Vineet Menachery, Prof. Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch.

Join in person:  1211 Biochemical Sciences

 12:30 PM        Evolution Seminar:  Eve: how the female body drove 200 million years of (human) evolution; Speaker:  Cat Bohannon, PhD.

Join in person:  H.F. DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

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 1:00 PM          Neuroscience Seminar:  Causal Role of Ventral Stream Neural Circuitry in Visual Perception; Speaker:  Rosa Lafer-Sousa, PhD, National Institutes of Health.

Join in person:  3571 WIMR II

 Friday, February 16, 2024

12:00 PM        Medical Microbiology & Immunology Seminar:  Updates in BV Pathogenesis Research: Polymicrobial Interactions and Formation of the BV Biofilm; Speaker:  Christina Muzny, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Join in person:  1420 Microbial Sciences

 12:00 PM        Genetics Colloquium:  The ConducTOR: The TARGET OF RAPAMYCIN Orchestrates Plant Development and Metabolism; Speaker:  Jake Brunkard, PhD, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Genetics, UW-Madison.

Join in person:  1111 Genetics/Biotechnology Center

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