Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

WARF Innovation Day at Summerfest Tech

Virtual

Get an inside look at some of the most commercially promising technologies from campuses across the state. Register for WARF Innovation Day and other Summerfest Tech events. Quick Pitch Lineup Control and Disrupt: Next-Generation Semiconductors Outperform Silicon Mike Arnold, Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at UW-Madison RosetteArraysTM: Transforming Risk Assessment and Drug Discovery for…

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Understanding the Global Plastics Problem to Inform Solutions

Virtual

Plastics are a class of diverse and versatile materials that we rely on in modern-day life, yet plastics are known to contaminate marine, aquatic and terrestrial environments around the globe. Kara Lavender Law, professor of oceanography at the Sea Education Association, will discuss the global plastics problem from production through disposal, including the environmental science…

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WARF Ambassador Trivia Night

Varsity Hall III, Union South 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI

UW-Madison postdocs and grad students are invited to show off your science, pop culture and miscellaneous trivia knowledge with the WARF Ambassadors! WARF will provide pizza, appetizers and beer. Come by yourself or with a team of up to four people. The top three teams will receive prizes….

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WARF Innovation Day at Summerfest Tech

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee, WI

Get an inside look at some of the most commercially promising technologies from campuses across the state. Register for WARF Innovation Day and other Summerfest Tech events. 2023 WARF Accelerator Quick Pitch Lineup Health Care NeuraWorx: Enhancing Glymphatic Flow for Brain Health Kip Ludwig, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Co-Director of the Wisconsin Institute…

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Careers in Industry: Different Roles PhDs Can Play

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

What career options are there for PhDs in industry? A panel of representatives from Thermo Fisher Scientific will describe the breadth of jobs available, and answer your questions about their roles and successfully transitioning into industry. Then, continue the discussion with the panelists and other members of the company during a networking lunch. Featuring: Penny…

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Careers & Beers: Science and Startups

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

Enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with community members and explore alternative science career options after graduate school through informal conversations. Our final event of the fall features scientists who have careers in the startup company space. Chat with Jessica Martin Eckerly, CEO and co-founder of Forward BIOLABS; Kevin Barnett, CTO and co-founder of Pyran;…

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The Role of Nuclear Receptors and Pioneer Factors in Cancer

1335 Health Sciences Learning Center 750 Highland Ave., Madison

Jason Carroll is a professor of molecular oncology at the University of Cambridge, a senior group leader at Cancer Research UK and a fellow at Clare College. His lab is interested in understanding mechanisms of hormone-dependent cancer. They study how the estrogen receptor (ER) causes gene transcription and how this contributes to breast cancer progression….

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WARF Ambassador Trivia Night

Varsity Hall III, Union South 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI

UW-Madison postdocs and grad students are invited to show off your science, pop culture and miscellaneous trivia knowledge with the WARF Ambassadors! WARF will provide pizza and beer. Come by yourself or with a team of up to four people. The top three teams will receive prizes….

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Careers in Industry: Different Roles PhDs Can Play

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

What career options are there for PhDs in industry? A panel of representatives from Valent BioSciences, which discovers and develops the next generation of science-based agricultural technologies, will describe the breadth of jobs available, and answer your questions about their roles and successfully transitioning into industry. Then, continue the discussion with the panelists and other…

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AI Ask Me Anything with Seamus McAteer

LinkedIn Live

Curious about Artificial Intelligence? Join our LinkedIn Live AI Ask Me Anything (AMA) featuring SpeechLab’s CEO, Seamus McAteer! In this exclusive session, Seamus will share his expertise, insights and experiences in the AI landscape by answering your questions live. From cutting-edge developments to practical applications, all questions are welcomed! Presented by WARF, UW-Madison CDIS and…

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AI Ask Me Anything with Nick Kelley

LinkedIn Live

Join us for our LinkedIn Live AI Ask Me Anything (AMA) featuring Nicholas Kelley – Director of Data Science & AI at Novartis! In this AMA, Nick will provide his expert knowledge and share his experiences from the AI field by responding to your questions as they come. He’s ready to discuss everything from the…

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AI Ask Me Anything with Albert Wang

LinkedIn Live

Join us for a LinkedIn Live AI Ask Me Anything (AMA) featuring Albert Wang – Head of Game AI Research @ Riot Games! In our third AMA, Albert will delve into the complexities of AI, providing his unique perspective and responding to your questions in real-time. Whether it’s about the latest innovations or everyday uses,…

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