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McArdle Weekly Seminar List

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.


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