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McArdle Weekly Seminar List

Monday, November 20, 2017

12:00 PM  You Burn More Calories while Awake, but Gain Weight if you get Insufficient Sleep. What's Up With That? - An Investigation of Sleep and Body Weight in the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort and the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin; Speaker: Paul Pappard, PhD, PI, Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study; Co-Director, Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW); Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences, UWSMPH. Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM  What's Eating You? Quantifying Proteolytic Activity in Health and Disease to Predict Disease Potential; Speaker: Manu Platt, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech. Biomedical Engineering Seminar, Tong Auditorium (1003 Engineering Centers).

12:00 PM  Speakers: Laura Funk (Weaver lab) and Emily Cade (Blum lab). Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

3:30 PM  Epstein-Barr Virus Infection Impairs Epithelial Differentiation in an Oral Keratinocyte Model; Speaker: Mark Eichelberg (Johannsen lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

3:30 PM  Non-Equilibrium Regulation of DNA Transcription; Speaker: Jeff Gelles, Brandeis University. Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

4:00 PM  Contributions from the Outside: Three Examples Helping Radiation Therapy; Speaker: Sean Frigo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Human Oncology, UWSMPH. Medical Physics Seminar, 1335 HSLC.

4:00 PM  How Does Adversity-Related Psychopathology Affect the Development of Emotion Regulation?; Speaker Margaux Kenwood (Kalin lab). Subgroup: How Do Kids Emote? Normative and Atypical Neurodevelopmental Trajectories of Emotion Regulation; Subgroup Leader: Ryan Herringa. Neuroscience Training Program Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center (T216) Waisman Center.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

12:00 PM  Engineering Organotypic 2D Central Nervous System Tissues from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells; Speaker: Gavin Knight, Research Assistant (Ashton lab) Biomedical Engineering. Campus Stem Cell Meeting, HF Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.

4:00 PM  The Digital Intern: Development of a Complex Real-Time Medical Management Decision Support Tool; Speaker: Joshua Medow, MD MSc, Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery, UWSMPH. CIBM Seminar, Biotechnology Center Auditorium.

4:00 PM  Engineering Polymerized Hemoglobins for Use in Transfusion Medicine and Tissue Engineering; Speaker: Prof. Andre Palmer, Professor and Chair, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Ohio State University. CBE Seminar, 1610 Engineering Hall.

4:00 PM  Identifying the Genetic Determinants of Gut Microbiota Composition on a Western Diet; Speaker: Julia Kreznar (Rey lab) Bacteriology. MHD Trainee Seminar, 2511 MSB.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

8:00 AM  Is REAL Translational Medicine Compatible with Medical Academia?; Speaker: John Adler, Jr., MD, CEO Zap Surgical and Cureus. Non-CME Presentation in lieu of UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

12:30 PM  A Geometric Analysis of Algorithms for Phase Retrieval and Other Single-Index Models with Even Link Functions; Speaker: Yan Shuo Tan. SILO Seminar, Orchard Room (3280) WID.

1:00 PM  One Breath at a Time: Stability in Respiratory Neural Networks; Speaker: Joel Weltman (Baker lab) Comparative Biosciences. Comparative Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Dissertation Defense, 2269 School of Veterinary Medicine.

2:00 PM  Fire Effects on Soil Microbes: Burn Severity in the Boreal Forest; Speaker: Thea Whitman, Assistant Professor, Soil Microbiology. qBio Seminar, Orchard View Room, Discovery Bldg (take elevator by Aldo's Cafe to 3rd Floor).

3:30 PM  Molecular Functions of MeCP2 and Mechanisms of Rett Syndrome; Speaker: Qiang Chang, Associate Professor, Genetics and Neurology. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics/Biotech.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 24, 2017


Monday, November 27, 2017

12:00 PM  After the Baby Bust: The Politics and Ecology of Zero Population Growth; Speaker: Paul Robbins, PhD, Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison. Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

12:00 PM  Speaker: Ryan Behrens (Sherer lab). Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar, 1325 HSLC.

12:00 PM  Characterization of Biofilm Formation by Mannheimia Haemolytica; Speaker: Ismail Boukahil (Czuprynski lab) Pathobiological Sciences. Comparative Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Dissertation Defense, 2255 School of Veterinary Medicine.

3:30 PM  NF-κB-IκBα Complex Reprogramming Enables TNFR Superfamily Mediated CD8 T Cell Immunity; Speaker: Dominique Lisiero, PhD (Miyamoto lab). HIV-1 Vif Mediated Cell Cycle Arrest; Speaker: Edward Evans (Sherer lab). Cancer Biology Student/Postdoc Seminar, 6571 McArdle Lab (WIMR II).

3:30 PM  Filoviral Immune Evasion Mechanisms; Speaker: Gaya Amarasinghe, Washington University, St. Louis. Biochemistry Colloquium, 1211 HFD Biochemical Sciences Bldg.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

9:00 AM  Cooperation Between HPV and Cellular Factors in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Speaker: Patrick Nyman (Lambert lab) Cancer Biology Program. McArdle Dissertation Defense Seminar, 6571 McArdle Laboratory (WIMR II).

11:00 AM  Electrical Stimulation of the Nervous System as a Therapy; Speaker: What Don't We Know, Why Don't We Know It, and How Do We Address It?; Speaker: Dr. Kip Ludwig, Associate Director, Mayo Neural Engineering Laboratories, Bioelectronic Medicines Laboratory. Biomedical Engineering Seminar, 1025 Engineering Centers.

12:00 PM  Political Update: Federal and State Regulation and Funding Developments; Speaker: Alta Charo, Professor, Law. Campus Stem Cell Meeting, HF Deluca Forum (First Floor) Town Center WID.

4:00 PM  Open Discussion on CIBM Seminars & Program–Suggestions & Feedback. CIBM Seminar, 1360 Biotechnology Center.

4:00 PM  Determining Entropy of Adsorbed Species for Micro Kinetic Models in Heterogeneous Catalysis using Density Functional Theory Calculations; Speaker: Prof. Líney Árnadóttir, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University. CBE Seminar, 1610 Engineering Hall.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

8:00 AM  Improving LGBT Cancer Patients’ Experiences; Speaker: Ulrike Boehmer, PhD, Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health. UWCCC Grand Rounds, G5/119 CSC.

12:00 PM  Speaker: Tracy Baker, Comparative Biosciences, UW-Madison. Neuroscience Seminar, 3571 WIMR II.

12:00 PM  Speaker: Matthew Raymond (Slukvin lab) Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student Seminar (PBS 930), 2255 SVM.

12:30 PM  Speaker: Rina Foygel Barber. SILO Seminar, Orchard Room (3280) WID.

2:00 PM  Challenges and Opportunities for Engineering Enzymes and Metabolic Pathways; Speaker: Andrew Buller, Assistant Professor, Chemistry. qBio Seminar, Orchard View Room, Discovery Bldg (take elevator by Aldo's Cafe to 3rd Floor).

3:30 PM  Characterizing the Critical Role of Pptc7 in Perinatal Metabolism by Phosphoproteomics; Speaker: Gary Wilson (Coon lab) Chemistry. BTP Trainee Seminar, 175 HF DeLuca Biochemistry Labs.

3:30 PM  Hybridization as a Driving Force in Yeast Speciation; Speaker: Christian Landry, Biology, Université Laval. Genetics Colloquium, 1111 Genetics/Biotech.

3:30 PM  Phospholipid-Driven Gene Expression and New Paradigms in Nuclear Receptor Signaling; Speaker: Eric Ortlund, PhD, Associate Professor, Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine. 2017 Morgridge Metabolism Colloquium. (RSVP at https://morgridge.org/event/metabolism-colloquium-nov2017-2/)

4:00 PM  Statistical Inference for Model Parameters with Stochastic Gradient Descent; Speaker: Xi Chen, Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University. Statistics Seminar, 331 SMI.

7:00 PM  The Sweet Story of Wisconsin Maple Syrup Production; Speaker: Ted Simpson, Adjunct Professor, UW Colleges; President, Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producers Association. Wednesday Nite @ the Lab, Genetics/Biotech Center Auditorium.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

11:00 AM  Effects of Soy-Based Diets on Neurological Phenotypes; Speaker: Dr. Cara Westmark, PhD, Senior Scientist, Waisman Center, Neurology, UWSMPH. Nutritional Sciences Seminar, 290 Nutritional Sciences.

12:00 PM  Ancient Reticulate Evolution in the Hawaiian Lobeliads; Speaker: Steve Hunter, PhD Student, Botany. Evolution Seminar, 1360 Genetics/Biotech.

12:10 PM  Flavivirus-Host Interactions; Speaker: Prof. Kristin Bernard, Pathobiological Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, UW-Madison. Molecular Virology Seminar, 1211 Biochemical Sciences Auditorium.

12:30 PM  Speaker: Janell Ayres, PhD, Associate Professor, Nomis Foundation Laboratories for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis, Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar, 1345 HSLC.

3:30 PM  Advancing Integrative Genome Science Beyond Sequencing; Speaker: Dr. Nigel Mouncey, Director, DOE Joint Genome Institute. Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology, Ebling Symposium Center, MSB.

3:30 PM  Social Networks and Animal Societies: Linking Form with Function; Speaker: Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University. Emlen Lecture - Biology Colloquium, B302 Birge Hall.

4:00 PM  Dissolution of Amorphous Solid Dispersions: Congruency; Nanoparticle Formation and Its Mechanism; Speaker: Geoff Zhang, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Drug Product Development, AbbVie. Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar, 2002 Rennebohm Hall.

Friday, December 1, 2017

12:00 PM  Wired to be Human: Development and Evolution of Neocortical Circuits; Speaker: Nenad Sestan, MD PhD, Yale School of Medicine. John D. Wiley Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Center, Waisman Center.

3:30 PM  Workshop; Speaker: Christina Hull. MBTG 914 Seminar, 2131 HFD Biochemistry Bldg.

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