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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 12-03-19

BioNotes

March 19 through March 23, 2012


Tuesday, March 20, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "How do cells detect input frequency?," Dr. Richard Bertram, Department of Mathematics, FSU.

Tuesday, March 20, 12:30 pm, 1302 COM—SPECIAL BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Technique development for next generation sequencing," Dr. Eric A. Johnson, University of Oregon, Eugene. Host: Dr. Michelle N. Arbeitman.

Tuesday, March 20, 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE YERGER LECTURE, "Mechanisms of cell crawling, platelet production, and angiogenesis: insights from unusual cells," Dr. Joseph E. Italiano, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Host: Dr. Michael Meredith. Reception at 3:00 p.m. outside 1024 KIN.

Tuesday, March 20, 4:00 pm, 1400 COM—INSTITUTE FOR SUCCESSFUL LONGEVITY SEMINAR, "Extended practice training improves cognition in older adults," Dr. Elizabeth M. Zelinski, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Seminar jointly sponsored by the Psychology Department and its Cognitive Psychology Area. A reception will follow in the College of Medicine atrium.

Wednesday, March 21, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Engineering the in vitro microenvironment for human mesenchymal stem cell expansion," Dr. Teng Ma, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, FSU.

Wednesday, March 21, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Molecular mechanisms in memory consolidation for taste," Dr. Federico Bermudez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.

Thursday, March 22, 12:00 am, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS SPECIAL EVENT, "Humanism's essential role in healthcare reform," Dr. Jordan J. Cohen, President Emeritus, Association of American Medical Colleges. Host: Dr. John P. Fogarty. Dr. Cohen's presentation will be followed by a reception in the atrium.

Thursday, March 22, 10:00 am, A113 COE—CHEMICAL AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING SEMINAR, "Bio-inspired design of complex soft materials: from nanostructured fibers to advanced biomaterials for islets encapsulation," Dr. Minglin Ma, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Ma is a candidate for a faculty position.

Thursday, March 22, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, None scheduled..

Thursday, March 22, 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Regulating the microtubule cytoskeleton at both the plus and minus ends," Dr. Kevin C. Slep, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Host: Dr. Jonathan H. Dennis.

Thursday, March 22, 7:00 pm, IMAX Theater, Challenger Learning Center, Kleman Plaza, Tallahassee—TALLAHASSEE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY PUBLIC LECTURE, "Run silent, run deep: new life on WWII shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico," Dr. Thomas C. Shirley, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi. TSS members, $6.00; nonmembers, $12. For more information, visit the Tallahassee Scientific Society webpage, http://www.tallysci.org/Events.html.

Friday, March 23, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Approaching the evolution of novelty," Dr. David Houle, Department of Biological Science, FSU.


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