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BioNotes

November 28 through December 2, 2011


Monday, November 28, 2:00 pm, 1003 CSL—CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR, "Nonlinear spectroscopy of protein dynamics in molecular recognition," Dr. Megan Thielges, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

Tuesday, November 29, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR (THE SECOND ANNUAL DONALD L. D. CASPAR STUDENT SEMINAR IN BIOPHYSICS), "Cell-based therapies for bone regeneration," Dr. Jan P. Stegemann, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Wednesday, November 30, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Transcription associated genome instability," Dr. Nayun Kim, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

Wednesday, November 30, 2:00 pm, 1003 CSL—CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR, "Cellular applications of pyrrole-imidazole polyamides: transcriptional inhibition and nuclear uptake," Dr. Jordan Meier, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.

Wednesday, November 30, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Leptin and the blood-brain barrier: from evolution to therapeutics," Dr. William A. Banks, St. Louis Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

Thursday, December 1, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Discussion of 'Phloem-transported cytokinin regulates polar auxin transport and maintains vascular pattern in the root meristem' (Bishopp et al., 2011, Currrent Biology 21, 297) ," Dr. Laura R. Keller, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, December 1, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Diversification history within rodents: understanding the largest mammalian radiation with phylogenetic approaches," Dr. Pierre-Henri Fabre, Natural History Museum of Denmark. Host: Dr. Scott J. Steppan.

Thursday, December 1, 12:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Oncolytic virotherapy with myxoma virus," Dr. Grant McFadden, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville. Host: Dr. Eric Laywell.

Thursday, December 1, 3:30 pm, 208 BIO—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FACULTY MEETING

Thursday, December 1, 6:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—, "Frontiers in Macromolecular Imaging." Host: Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe.

Thursday, December 1, 6:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Single-particle cryo-EM: closing the gap between current reality and what physics allows," Dr. Robert Glaeser, University of California, Berkeley. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Thursday, December 1, 7:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Will we ever rest on our laurels again?," Dr. Jason A. Smith, University of Florida, Gainesville. Social hour begins at 7:00 p.m

Friday, December 2, 9:10 am, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Using automation to address the challenges of molecular microscopy," Dr. Bridget Carragher, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 9:50 am, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "FEI's Falcon: latest developments and applications for direct electron detection," Dr. Gijs van Duinen, FEI, Hillsboro, Oregon. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 11:00 am, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Beam-induced motion: filming particles on a cryo-EM grid," Dr. Niko Grigorieff, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 11:40 am, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Practical aspects of high-throughput high-resolution cryoEM," Dr. Scott M. Stagg, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 12:05 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Overcoming one of the final bottlenecks in electron crystallography of membrane proteins," Dr. Ingeborg Schmidt-Krey, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 1:00 pm, 2057 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "An investigation of regional-scale deep-sea macrofaunal abundance and its correlation with environmental variability," Ryan Coker, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Trisha Spears.

Friday, December 2, 2:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Seeing evolution at atomic details: cryoEM studies of dsRNA viruses," Dr. Z. Hong Zhou, University of California, Los Angeles. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 2:40 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Neutralization escape viral gene delivery vector engineering utilizing structurally mapped antigenic epitopes," Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, University of Florida, Gainesville. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 3:05 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Molecular piracy and the mobilization of Staphylococcus aureus pathogenicity islands," Dr. Terje Dokland, University of Alabama, Birmingham. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Relationships between factors of global change and invasion," Elise Gornish, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Thomas E. Miller.

Friday, December 2, 4:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Symbiosis and senescence of nitrogen-fixing rhizobial bacteria within host plant cells," Dr. Kathryn M. Jones , Department of Biological Science, FSU. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 4:25 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "The regulatory organization of the human cancer genome," Dr. Jonathan H. Dennis, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 4:50 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Structures of C5b6 and sC5b9 reveal assembly and regulatory mechanisms of a humoral immune pore," Dr. Doryen Bubeck, University of Oxford, UK. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Friday, December 2, 5:15 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Complete-structure determination: new advances and opportunities for nanoplasmonics," Dr. Kenneth L. Knappenberger, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 9:00 am, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "How much defocus is enough? Cryo-EM of small membrane proteins," Dr. Fred J. Sigworth, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 9:40 am, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Bacterial toxins: structural studies of bacterial Trojan horses," Dr. Melanie D. Ohi, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 11:00 am, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "A Bayesian view on cryo-EM structure determination," Dr. Sjors H. W. Scheres, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 11:40 am, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, Title to be announced, Dr. Kenneth A. Taylor, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 12:05 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Cryogenic electron tomography of C complex spliceosomes," Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 2:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, Title to be announced, Dr. Kay Grünewald, University of Oxford, UK. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 2:40 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Electron tomography analysis of the Arabidopsis trans-Golgi nNetwork and multivesicular bodies," Dr. Byung-ho Kang, University of Florida, Gainesville. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 3:05 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Three roads to a four-dimensional picture of insect flight muscle, a living crystal --- muscle tension; x-ray fiber diffraction; freeze-trapped EM tomography ," Dr. Michael Reedy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 4:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "How electron cryotomography is opening a new window into bacterial ultrastructure," Dr. Grant J. Jensen, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 4:40 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Electron microscopic analyses of HIV-1 and SIV viral envelopes," Dr. Kenneth H. Roux, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.

Saturday, December 3, 5:05 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—SYMPOSIUM: FRONTIERS IN MACROMOLECULAR IMAGING, "Heads or tails: mechanisms of phage adsorption and attachment," Dr. Elizabeth R. Wright, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Registration for the symposium is free of charge but required for attendance. Register at http://www.sb.fsu.edu/~symposium/registration/registration.html or at the door.


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