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McArdle Weekly Seminar List

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.

4:00 PM  Investigating a Role for the Epigenetic Mark 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC) Within the Hippocampus in Response to Stress; Speaker: Sisi Li (Alisch lab). NTP Seminar, John D. Wiley Conference Room (T216) Waisman Center.

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  How Is A Fish Made?: Exploring Mechanisms of Early Development using the Zebrafish (Danio rerio); Speaker: Andrew Hasley, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow (Perna lab) Genetics, UW-Madison. CIBM Seminar, 1360 Biotechnology Center.

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  Mosquito Salivary Protein(s) Responsible for Enhancement of West Nile Virus Infection; Speaker: Fernando Moreira (Bernard lab) Pathobiological Sciences. Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Student 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).

2:00 PM  Engineering RNA Stability in Bacteria; Speaker: Gina Gordon, Graduate Assistant (Pfleger lab) CBE. qBio Seminar, Orchard View Room, Discovery Bldg. (3rd floor east side - use the elevator behind Aldo's Cafe).

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  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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