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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 12-03-26

BioNotes

March 26 through March 30, 2012


Monday, March 26, 4:00 pm, 1003 CSL—INTEGRATIVE NANOSCIENCE INSTITUTE SEMINAR, "Probing the properties of macromolecular complexes in live cells using single molecular imaging," Dr. Maxime Dahan, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.

Tuesday, March 27, 11:15 am, 1003 CSL—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR (THE ANNUAL DONALD L. D. CASPAR STUDENT SEMINAR IN BIOPHYSICS), "Genes and microenvironment: the two faces of breast cancer," Dr. Mina J. Bissell, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California.

Tuesday, March 27, 4:30 pm, 499 DSL—GRADUATE WOMEN IN SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Confessions of a wife, mother, scientist! What was it like before you were born?," Dr. Mina J. Bissell, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California.

Wednesday, March 28, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Heritable alterations in the epigenome and BDNF expression in response to self-administered or in utero exposure to cocaine in rodents," Dr. Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili, Harvard University Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

Wednesday, March 28, 1:00 pm, A211 PDB—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "A proteomic analysis of deafferentation-induced changes in the chick cochlear nucleus," Melissa Maffeo-Masicampo, Department of Psychology, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Richard L. Hyson.

Wednesday, March 28, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Cell- and disease type– specific fingerprints in the mammalian replication system," Tyrone Ryba, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. David M. Gilbert.

Thursday, March 29, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—THESIS DEFENSE, "Identification and classification of long noncoding RNA in Zea mays using computational and bioinformatic approaches," Susan Boerner, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Karen M. McGinnis.

Thursday, March 29, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, None scheduled..

Thursday, March 29, 12:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Brain games and healthy aging." Dr. Lynn Panton, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, FSU, and Dr. Alice K. Pomidor, College of Medicine, FSU. Host: Dr. Kenneth Brummel-Smith.

Thursday, March 29, 12:00 pm, A211 PDB—DISSERTATION DEFENSEKatherine Carzoli, Department of Psychology, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Richard L. Hyson.

Thursday, March 29, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Medicago NIP/LATD regulates nodule and lateral root development and is a nutrient transporter with another function," Dr. Rebecca Dickstein, University of North Texas, Denton. Host: Dr. Kathryn M. Jones.

Friday, March 30, 12:00 pm, 1302 COM—SPECIAL BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and cancer—potential mechanisms of omega-3 PUFA in cervical cancer," Dr. Kyu Lim, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea.

Friday, March 30, 3:00 pm, B101 MAG—CONDENSED MATTER SCIENCES SEMINAR, "EPR analysis of HIV envelope protein gp41 at the membrane interface," Dr. Likai Song, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, FSU.

Friday, March 30, 3:30 pm, 1003 CSL—CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT SEMINAR, "Dealing with heterogeneity in the COPII coat," Dr. Scott M. Stagg, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU. Host: Dr. Timothy M. Logan.

Friday, March 30, 3:30 pm, Dodd Hall Auditorium (103 DHA)—PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM, "Naturalism and evolutionary theory," Dr. Elliott Sober, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Friday, March 30, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, None scheduled..

Friday, March 30, 4:00 pm, D201 PDA—DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY SMITH LECTURE, "Hindbrain neurons: an essential hub in the neuroanatomically distributed control of feeding behavior," Dr. Harvey J. Grill, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.


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