Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Kiss My Glass

High Noon Saloon 701A E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI

Big Ideas + Nerd Nite = One great night of nerdiness at the Wisconsin Science Festival! Join us at the High Noon Saloon for prizes, fluorescent cocktails & guest host Maynard Okereke, the HipHop MD. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. No cover. For adults only. 7 p.m. – Big Ideas for Busy People Flash talks on…

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From Patient Mutations to Small Molecules: Lessons Learned from Protein Phosphatase 2A

1306 Health Sciences Learning Center 750 Highland Ave., Madison, WI

Dr. Goutham Narla earned his B.S. in biology and economics from Santa Clara University in California and his MD, Ph.D. and performed his residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He moved to Ohio in 2012 to work at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and in July 2018, he joined the faculty…

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The Warfarin Story: Groundbreaking Ceremony and Public Presentation

Room 1211, Biochemical Sciences Building 440 Henry Mall, Madison

In February 1933, a chance encounter between a farmer from northwest Wisconsin and a biochemistry professor in Madison led to a medical breakthrough that has treated millions of patients. That’s the story of warfarin, a prescription blood thinner that is still prescribed today and, for many decades, was also the world’s most widely used rat…

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Entrepreneurons: Lessons Learned

H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

Lessons Learned: UW-Madison Student Startup Founders Share Their Stories and Where They Go from Here is free and open to the public. Entrepreneurship takes many forms at UW-Madison. Students are key players in taking UW innovation to the marketplace, as founders themselves or as members of startup teams with other students, faculty and researchers. Meet…

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Resource Fair: Learn, Connect, Innovate!

Atrium, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

Calling all UW-Madison innovators – faculty, students and staff! Stop by this “one-stop shop” resource fair to meet the experts and discover the organizations that can help you advance your idea. Whether you are looking to maximize impact for your research, turn your idea into a product or service, start a company or organization, or…

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Crossroads of Ideas: How to Hunt for Stories, and Not Kill Them in the Telling

H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

For Radiolab co-host Latif Nasser, the best part of journalism is that it turns the world into a scavenger hunt. Instead of Easter eggs, journalists look for true stories. But how do you find them, especially ones that haven’t already been covered to death? And once you do land one, how do you tell it…

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Science on the Square/Madison Night Market Fusion

Downtown Madison

Join us for one fantastic night that blends science with downtown Madison businesses! Back for its fifth year, the ever-popular Science on the Square event is again fusing with the Madison Night Market to create a unique way to explore hands-on science activities while also supporting local businesses and vendors. Plus, as a nod to…

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SoundWaves: Through the Looking Glass

Hamel Music Center 740 University Ave., Madison, WI

SoundWaves takes a look at (and through) glass at this year’s Wisconsin Science Festival. What is glass? How is it used to explore our universe? To build our buildings? To tell stories about our beliefs? To create musical sounds? Find out in the Collins Recital Hall at Hamel Music Center at the first SoundWaves event…

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Red Cross Blood Drive

WARF Building 614 Walnut St., Madison, WI

Join us for our fall Red Cross Blood Drive! To donate, sign up online; walk-ins are also welcome….

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Careers and Beers: Science and Policy

Orchard View Room, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

UW-Madison graduate students and postdocs are invited to join us for Careers and Beers. Enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with community members and explore alternative science career options after graduate school through informal conversations. Our October event features scientists who left the lab bench for a role in federal or state government agencies. Join…

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Translational Regulation of Breast Cancer Metastasis: Translation Initiation from the 3’ End

1306 Health Sciences Learning Center 750 Highland Ave., Madison, WI

Robert Schneider, Ph.D., is the Albert Sabin Professor of Molecular Pathogenesis and co-director of the Breast Cancer Research Program at NYU School of Medicine. His lab performs basic, translational and clinical research on the molecular basis of metastatic breast cancers, the intersection with the immune response, adult tissue regeneration and the development of new therapeutics…

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Force for Positive Change Conference

Town Center, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

The 2022 Force for Positive Change conference, Building resilient individuals, organizations, and communities through social enterprise, is free and open to the public. Presentations include: Force for Positive Change past winners’ perspectivesChanging for the better: How our gifts, culture and story can serve as a Force for Positive ChangeFood sovereignty: Thriving in Wisconsin—lessons from ongoing…

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