Monday, January 22, 2018
12:00 PM Understanding Sexual Dimorphism in Immunity; Speaker: Yun Liang, PhD. MMI Faculty Candidate Seminar, 1520 MSB.
3:30 PM A Role for DDX3 in Prostate Cancer Progression and CRPC; Speaker: Jordan Vellky (Ricke lab). Expression of Oncogenic Nras and a MYC Transgene in Germinal Center B Cells Induces a Highly Malignant Multiple Myeloma; Speaker: Adhithi Rajagopalan (Zhang lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).
3:30 PM Islet β-Cell Dysfunction in Diabetes: Why So Much Hyp(e)?; Speaker: Raghu Mirmira, Indiana University School of Medicine. Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
12:00 PM Identity Crisis: Blood-Brain Barrier and Infection; Speaker: Brandon Kim, SCRMC Trainee (Shusta lab) Chemical & Biological Engineering. Campus Stem Cell Meeting, HF Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.
3:30 PM Expanding the Druggable Proteome: Ligand and Target Discovery by Fragment-Based Screening in Cells; Speaker: Dr. Christopher Parker, Scripps Research Institute. Morgridge Metabolism Investigator Candidate Seminar, Town Center, DeLuca Forum, Discovery Bldg.
4:00 PM Learning Tutorial: Practical Information for the Application of Machine Learning; Speaker: Ross Kleiman, CIBM Predoctoral Fellow (Computer Sciences), CIBM Seminar, Genetics/Biotechnology Center Auditorium.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
8:00 AM Can We Improve CML Therapy?; Speaker: Ehab Atallah, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.
10:30 AM Zombie Apocalypse: Cell Senescence in Cancer; Speaker: Steve Kron, MD PhD, Professor, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Ludwig Center for Metastasis Research, The University of Chicago. Cancer Biology Seminar, 1345 HSLC.
12:05 PM Speaker: Eliot Stanton. MDTP Seminar, 1520 MSB.
12:30 PM Speakers: Bin Hu & Willem Marais. SILO Seminar, Orchard Room (3280) WID.
2:00 PM Experimental Studies of Information Processing and Storage by Neural Circuits; Speaker: Meyer Jackson, Professor, Neuroscience, SMPH. qBio Seminar, Orchard View Room, Discovery Bldg (take elevator by Aldo's Cafe to 3rd Floor).
3:30 PM AMPK and mTORC1: Shared or Separable Longevity Modifiers; Speaker: William Mair, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard University-TH Chan School of Public Health. Institute on Aging and Biology of Aging and Age-Related Diseases Seminar, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.
3:30 PM Splicing Dys-Regulation in Cancers: Mechanisms and Consequences; Speaker: Heidi Dvinge, Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry, UW-Madison. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics/Biotech.
4:00 PM High Dimensional Inference: Semiparametrics, Counterfactuals, and Heterogeneity; Speaker: Ying Zhu, Research Associate, Economics, Michigan State University. Statistics Seminar, 331 SMI.
7:00 PM Can Everyone Be a Hero? The Beauty of Paired Kidney Exchange; Speaker: Josh Mezrich, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery, Transplantation. Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
10:45 AM Discovering Disease Subtypes that Improve Treatment Predictions: Machine Learning for Healthcare and Beyond; Speaker: Michael Hughes, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, SEAS Computer Science, Harvard University. Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Seminar, Biotech Auditorium.
11:00 AM The Origins of Lifetime Health from Around the Time of Conception; Speaker: Tom Fleming, BSc PhD, Emeritus Professor, Developmental Biology, University of Southampton. Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.
12:30 PM Mechanisms of Altered Synaptic Plasticity in Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Speaker: Michael Cahill, PhD, Assistant Professor, Comparative Biosciences, UW-Madison. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, 1345 HSLC.
1:30 PM Genetic, Evolutionary and Social Determinants of Population Variation in Immune Response to Infections; Speaker: Luis Barreiro, PhD, University of Montreal. Genomics Seminar, Auditorium (1111) Biotechnology Center.
2:45 PM Spliceosome Structure Tunes Splicing Fidelity; Speaker: Megan Mayerle, Postdoctoral Scholar, UCSF School of Medicine. Laboratory of Genetics Faculty Candidate Seminar, 1111 Genetics/Biotech.
3:30 PM Speaker: Elizabeth Campbell, Rockefeller University. Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, 1220, MSB.
Friday, January 26, 2018
12:00 PM Correction of Synaptic and Network Alterations in Fragile X Mice; Speaker: Anis Contractor, PhD, Northwestern University. John D. Wiley Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.
4:00 PM Towards a Complete Cure for Leukemia-Inhibiting Cancer Driver Kinases and Collaborating Kinases with Novel Polypharmacophores; Speaker: Herman Sintim, PhD, Drug Discovery Professor, Chemistry, Purdue University. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2002 Rennebohm Hall.
4:00 PM Parametric and Nonparametric Models for Higher-Order Interactions; Speaker: Jason Xu, NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biomathematics, University of California, Los Angeles. Statistics Seminar, 331 SMI.