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November 2018

SILO Seminar Series: Vivak Patel

November 21, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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SILO is a lecture series with speakers from the UW faculty, graduate students or invited researchers that discuss mathematical related topics. The seminars are organized by WID’s Optimization research group. SILO’s purpose is to provide a forum that helps connect and recruit mathematically-minded graduate students. SILO is a lunch-and-listen format, where speakers present interesting math topics while the audience eats lunch.

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qBio Seminar Series: Nisa Karimi

November 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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What’s in a name? Quantifying gene flow and species boundaries in the majestic baobab trees Nisa KarimiGraduate StudentBaum Lab More Information All qBio sponsored talks take place on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor Orchard View room of the Discovery Building unless otherwise noted. Talks are open to the public. Access to the room is via the elevator behind Aldo’s Cafe in the Northeast corner of the building.

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SILO Seminar Series: Gauri Joshi

November 28, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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SILO is a lecture series with speakers from the UW faculty, graduate students or invited researchers that discuss mathematical related topics. The seminars are organized by WID’s Optimization research group. SILO’s purpose is to provide a forum that helps connect and recruit mathematically-minded graduate students. SILO is a lunch-and-listen format, where speakers present interesting math topics while the audience eats lunch.

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qBio Seminar Series: Matthew Merrins

November 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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How are nutrients sensed by the pancreatic islet? Live cell imaging illuminates a complex network of oscillatory signal encoders and decoders Matthew MerrinsAssistant ProfessorEndocrinology, SMPH All qBio sponsored talks take place on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor Orchard View room of the Discovery Building unless otherwise noted. Talks are open to the public. Access to the room is via the elevator behind Aldo’s Cafe in the Northeast corner of the building.

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Microbiome Monthly Meeting

November 30, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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December 2018

Crossroads of Ideas: How (Not) to Think About Artificial Intelligence

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard Street
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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We are the only examples of intelligence we know of, but we should not imagine artificial intelligence (AI) having human characteristics. AI is better than us at skills we find difficult, like playing Chess and Go, but currently worse than us at everyday skills like language. Bill Hibbard, a senior scientist emeritus at UW-Madison’s Space Science and Engineering Center, discusses how AI will interact with our lives and how, in the long run, AI will learn about us rather than…

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SILO Seminar Series: Mohit Gupta

December 5, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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SILO is a lecture series with speakers from the UW faculty, graduate students or invited researchers that discuss mathematical related topics. The seminars are organized by WID’s Optimization research group. SILO’s purpose is to provide a forum that helps connect and recruit mathematically-minded graduate students. SILO is a lunch-and-listen format, where speakers present interesting math topics while the audience eats lunch.

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qBio Seminar Series: Gary Lupyan

December 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Bigger languages are simpler languages: evolution of complexity and redundancy in natural languages Gary LupyanAssociate ProfessorPsychology All qBio sponsored talks take place on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor Orchard View room of the Discovery Building unless otherwise noted. Talks are open to the public. Access to the room is via the elevator behind Aldo’s Cafe in the Northeast corner of the building.

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SILO Seminar Series: Line Roald

December 12, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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SILO is a lecture series with speakers from the UW faculty, graduate students or invited researchers that discuss mathematical related topics. The seminars are organized by WID’s Optimization research group. SILO’s purpose is to provide a forum that helps connect and recruit mathematically-minded graduate students. SILO is a lunch-and-listen format, where speakers present interesting math topics while the audience eats lunch.

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qBio Seminar Series: Pamela Yeh

December 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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PAMELA YEH, ASST. PROFESSOR , ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, UCLA

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Illuminating Connections: Exploring Hubs at Discovery

December 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Discovery Building Town Center, 330 N Orchard St
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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During the darkest month of the year, join us for an event that's all about illumination.

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January 2019

SILO Seminar Series: Simon Foucart

January 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Optimal Recovery under Approximability Models, with Applications

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Neuroscience & Public Policy Seminar by Dr. Jo Handelsman

Title: Science Policy in the Obama Whitehouse

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Canceled: Hootenanny IV!

January 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Steenbocks on Orchard, 330 N. Orchard Street
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Don't miss the upcoming Hootenanny featuring featuring artist: Squirrel Gravey! You don't want to miss this!

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February 2019

SILO Seminar Series: Jenna Nobles

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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TBD

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SILO Seminar Series: AnHai Doan

February 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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TBD

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Catalysts for Science Policy: Emerging Pathogens Panel

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building, 330 N Orchard St
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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What pathogens are emerging and re-emerging today? How does policy impact pathogen research and disease control? Join to find out! James Conway will discuss vaccine-preventable diseases, Thomas Friedrich will talk about the emergence and transmission of viruses, Susan Paskewitz will elaborate on Tick- and mosquito-borne disease transmission, and Nasia Safdar will discuss new interventions for healthcare-related infections.

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POSTPONED – Crossroads of Ideas: CRISPR (now April 9)

February 12 @ 7:00 pm
Discovery Building Town Center, 330 N Orchard St
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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From CRISPR Twins to Real Therapies: The Future of Genome Editing. CRISPR holds the potential to transform our planet. Join a panel of internationally recognized experts from UW-Madison to explore the scientific, policy and ethical landscapes regarding this controversial technology. Featuring: Dominique Brossard, life sciences communications/Morgridge Institute (moderator) Alta Charo, law Jeffrey Jones, OB/GYN Pilar Ossorio, law/Morgridge Institute Kris Saha, biomedical engineering/WID Dietram Scheufele, life sciences communications/Morgridge Institute Registration is requested.

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Data Science Hub Office Hours

February 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Hub Central, Discovery Building, 333 N Randall Ave
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Consult with Data Science Hub facilitator Sarah Stevens.

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SILO Seminar Series: Nicolas Garcia Trillos

February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Large sample asymptotics of spectra of Laplacians and semilinear elliptic PDEs on random geometric graphs.

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