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Monday, September 18, 2017

12:00 PM  Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorder and their Effects on Phenotype: Results from a Community-Based Case Control Study; Speaker: Eric Rubenstein, PhD, Postdoc Trainee, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research, Waisman Center, UW-Madison. Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM  Growth Factor Signaling and Metabolic Homeostasis in Single Cells; Speaker: John Albeck, Assistant Professor, Molecular & Chemical Biology, University of California-Davis. Biomedical Engineering Seminar, Tong Auditorium (1003 Engineering Centers).

12:00 PM  Speaker: Dr. Ahmed Mahmoud, Assistant Professor, Cell & Regenerative Biology, UW-Madison. Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

3:30 PM  Identifying & Testing Candidate Signaling Pathways Facilitating HIV-1 Transmission at Cell-Cell Contacts; Speaker: Eunju Park (Ahlquist lab). Versican Proteolysis is Associated with Robust CD8+ T-cell Infiltration in Human Mismatch Repair-Proficient and -Deficient Colorectal Cancers; Speaker: Philip Emmerich (Deming lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

3:30 PM  Dissecting Organelle Relationships that Drive Aging and Disease; Speaker: Adam Hughes, University of Utah School of Medicine. Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

4:00 PM  Radium Beam Therapy and High Voltage X-Rays. The Eightieth Anniversary of a Forgotten Paper; Speaker: Peter Almond, PhD, Research Professor, FAAPM, FACMP, MD Anderson Cancer Research Center. Medical Physics Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

4:00 PM  Two Diseases in One? The Relationship between Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Mediated Cognitive Decline; Speaker: Sara Berman (Johnson lab). NTP Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Room (T216) Waisman Center.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

12:00 PM  Cellular and Molecular Regulation of Mammalian Heart Regeneration; Speaker: Ahmed Mahmoud, Assistant Professor, Cell & Regenerative Biology. Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, HF Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.

4:00 PM  Translating Basic Materials Research into Social Benefits: Bio-inspired Materials, Hair Care and Pharmaceuticals; Speaker: Professor Craig Hawker, Materials Department, Chair, Interdisciplinary Science, University of California, Santa Barbara. CBE Seminar - 2017 Edward Noble Kramer Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecture, 1610 Engineering Hall.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

8:00 AM  DNA Repair DNA Gene Mutations in Prostate Cancer: A Triple Threat; Speaker: Colin Pritchard, MD PhD, Laboratory Medicine; Director, Genetics and Solid Tumors Laboratory, University of Washington. UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

10:30 AM  Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Treatment of Radiation Toxicity; Speaker: Jacques Galipeau, MD, FRCP, Professor, Oncology; Assistant Dean, Therapeutics Discovery & Development, UWSMPH. Cancer Biology Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM  Exocytosis for Plasma Membrane Expansion in Developing Neurons; Speaker: Stephanie Gupton, Cell Biology & Physiology, UNC-Chapel Hill. Neuroscience Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

12:00 PM  Urinary Flow Dynamics - An Imaging Based Computational Modeling Approach; Speaker: Alejandro Roldan-Alzate, PhD, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Radiology, UW-Madison. George O’Brien Urology Research Center On Campus Speaker Seminar, 7001A WIMR.

12:00 PM  LFA-1 Drives a T-cell Receptor and Cytokine-independent Pathway of Gamma Interferon Production from Innate Lymphocytes; Speaker: Akshat Sharma (Gumperz lab) Medical Microbiology & Immunology. CBMS/PBS Seminar, 2255 SVM.

12:05 PM  Speaker: Laura Alexander. MDTP Seminar, 1520 MSB.

12:30 PM  Optimization Over Nonconvex Constraints & TBD; Speakers: Wooseok Ha and Zach Charles, Graduate Students, University of Chicago. SILO Seminar, Orchard Room (3280) WID Bldg.

3:30 PM  Genetic Control of Body Size and Cell Death in Drosophila; Speaker: Arash Bashirullah, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, UW-Madison. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics/Biotech.

3:30 PM  Mechanisms Linking Dietary Methionine Restriction to its Metabolic Phenotype; Speaker: Thomas Gettys, PhD, Professor, Nutrient Sensing & Adipocyte Signaling, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System. Morgridge Metabolism Seminar, Town Center - DeLuca Forum, Discovery Bldg.

7:00 PM  International Crane Foundation Doubleheader -- Cranes, Wetlands, and Communities: Our Contribution to Solving Global Challenges -AND- Farmlands and Grazing Lands as Unlikely Waterbird Habitats: A Perspective from South Asia and Australia; Speakers: Gopi Sundar and Kerryn Morrison, International Crane Foundation. Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

11:00 AM  Brain Metabolism in Early-Life Iron Deficiency; Speaker: Raghavendra Rao, University of Minnesota. Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:00 PM  Shaking the Dinosaur Family Tree: A New Chapter in an Old Story; Speaker: David Lovelace, Geology. Evolution Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotechnology.

12:10 PM  Fighting AIDS Viruses with Alloimmunity; Speaker: Professor Matt Reynolds, School of Veterinary Medicine, UW-Madison. Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.3:30 PM  Patterns and Drivers of Long-Term Plant Community Change in Wisconsin Remnant Prairies; Speaker: Amy Alstad, PhD Candidate (Zoology) Integrative Biology, UW-Madison. Biology Colloquium, B302 Birge Hall.

12:30 PM  Non-coding RNA and Thyroid Cancers; Speaker: Ranran Zhang, MD PhD, Resident, PGY-3, Pathology, UW-Madison. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

4:00 PM  Molecular Imaging, Image-Guided Drug Delivery, and Theranostics; Speaker: Weibo Cai, PhD, Radiology, Medical Physics, BME, MSE, UW-Madison. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2002 Rennebohm Hall.

Friday, September 22, 2017

12:00 PM  GenomeFIRST: A New Paradigm for Return of Genomic Results; Speaker: Marc Williams, MD, Geisinger Institute. John D. Wiley Seminar - Terry Dolan Lecture, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.

12:00 PM  Life on the Inside: Targeting the Host to Understand Yersinia Pestis Intracellular Survival; Speaker: Matthew Lawrenz, PhD, University of Louisville. MMI Seminar, 6201 MSB.

 

Monday, September 25, 2017

12:00 PM  Characterizing Early Pregnancy Loss: Why It Matters for Population Health & How Big-Data Approaches Can Advance Measurement; Speaker: Jenna Nobles, PhD, Associate Professor, Sociology; Associate Director, Center for Demography and Ecology, UW-Madison. Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM  Static and Dynamic Measures of Human Brain Connectivity Predict Complementary Aspects of Human cognitive Performance; Speaker: Michael Deem, Professor, Biochemical & Genetic Engineering and Physics & Astronomy; Chair, Bioengineering, Rice University. Biomedical Engineering Seminar, Tong Auditorium (1003 Engineering Centers).

12:00 PM  Speaker: Joe Szulczewski (Audhya lab). Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

2:00 PM  Maturation and Subunit Composition of Hair Cell Mechanotransducer Channels; Speaker: Adam Goldring (Fettiplace lab). Neuroscience Thesis Defense, 3571 WIMR II.

3:30 PM  Dermal White Adipose Tissue as a Unique Regulator of Physiology; Speaker: Ildiko Kasza, PhD (Alexander lab). Integrating Enhancer Mechanisms to Establish a Hierarchical Blood Development Program; Speaker: Charu Mehta (Bresnick lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

3:30 PM  Competition Between Microtubule-Associated Proteins Directs Motor Transport; Speaker: Kassandra Ori-Mckenney, University of California-Davis. Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

4:00 PM  Accredited Dosimetry Calibration Laboratories; Speaker: Wesley Culberson, PhD, DABR, Assistant Professor, UWADCL Director, UW-Madison. Medical Physics Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

9:30 AM  The Bounty of the Commons; Speaker: Casey Greene, University of Pennsylvania. Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Seminar, Orchard View Room, Discovery Bldg. (WID).

10:00 AM  From Bench to Board Room; Building a Career in Biotech; Speaker: Mary Haak-Frendscho, PhD. Pathobiological Sciences Special Guest Seminar, 2255 School of Veterinary Medicine.

12:00 PM  From Structure to Function: iPSC Model of AxD Elucidates Functions of GFAP; Speaker: Jeffrey Jones, Research Associate (Zhang lab) Neuroscience. Campus Stem Cell Lab Meeting, HF Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.

4:00 PM  Speaker: Andrew Hasley, PhD, Genetics, UW-Madison. CIBM Seminar, Genetics/Biotechnology Center Auditorium.

4:00 PM  Current Progress and Challenges with Combined Control and Scheduling; Speaker: Prof. John Hedengren, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University. CBE Seminar, 1610 Engineering Hall.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

12:00 PM  Epigenetic Control of Peripheral Nerve Regeneration; Speaker: John Svaren, Comparative Biosciences, UW-Madison. Neuroscience Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

12:00 PM  Speaker: Fernando Moreira (Bernard lab) Pathobiological Sciences. CBMS/PBS Seminar, 2255 SVM.

12:05 PM  Speaker: Krizia Perez Medina. MDTP Seminar, 1520 MSB.

12:30 PM  TBD & Scalable Generalized Linear Bandits: Online Computation and Hashing; Speakers: Sam Wang, Graduate Student, University of Washington, & Kwang-Sung Jun, Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin. SILO Seminar, Orchard Room (3820) Discovery Bldg. (WID).

3:30 PM Research and Development Internship at Promega: In vitro Assay Development for the Evaluation of Oncology Antibodies; Speaker: Rebecca Majewski (Masters/Kreeger labs) Biomedical Engineering. BTP Trainee Seminar, 175 HF DeLuca Biochemistry Labs.

3:30 PM  Sex Chromosomes, Conflict, and Complex Speciation in Drosophila; Speaker: Daven Presgraves, Professor, Biology, University of Rochester. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics/Biotech.

7:00 PM  Increasing Numbers of Parents are Refusing to Vaccinate Their Kids: Should Public Health be Worried?; Speaker: Malia Jones, Associate Scientist, Applied Population Laboratory, UW-Madison. Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

11:00 AM  Speaker: Jing Fan. Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:00 PM  Taming of the Yeast: Domestication of Saccharomyces eubayanus for Brewing; Speaker: Emilyclare Baker, PhD Student, MDTP. Evolution Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotechnology.

12:10 PM  Cultivating Antiviral Immunity in Cultured Shrimp; Speaker: Professor Lyric Bartholomay, Veterinary Medicine, UW-Madison. Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

12:30 PM  Computational and Molecular Pipelines to Combat Neglected Parasites; Speaker: Mostafa Zamanian, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pathobiological Sciences, UW-Madison. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

3:30 PM  Annual State of the Department Address and Group Picture; Speaker: Charles Kaspar, UW-Madison. Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, 1220 MSB (Ebling Symposium Center).

3:30 PM  Spatial Patterns of Diversity and Endemism in the California Flora; Speaker: Bruce Baldwin, University of California, Berkeley. Biology Colloquium, B302 Birge Hall.

Friday, September 29, 2017

12:00 PM  Prenatal Genomic Testing and Therapy: Is Fetal Personalized Medicine a Possibility?; Speaker: Diana Bianchi, MD, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. John D. Wiley Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.

12:00 PM  Gut Phageomics: Another View of the Microbiome; Speaker: Colin Hill, PhD, University College Cork, Ireland. MMI Seminar, 1520 MSB.

12:00 PM  Methods for HIgh Dimensional Compositional Data Analysis with Applications in Microbiome Studies; Speaker: Hongzhe Li, PhD, Professor, Biostatistics and Statistics; Director, Center for Statistics in Big Data, University of Pennsylvania. Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Seminar, Biotech Auditorium.

3:30 PM  Speaker: Justin McKetney. MBTG 914 Seminar, 2131 HFD Biochemistry Bldg.

 

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