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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 12-09-24

BioNotes

September 24 through September 28, 2012


Monday, September 24, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Sex, lies, and fin spines: recent advances in studies of age, growth, and reproduction in deep-water sharks," Dr. Charles F. Cotton, Savannah State University, Savannah, Georgia. Host: Dr. Thomas E. Miller.

Tuesday, September 25, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "PTEN signaling pathways and prostate cancer progression," Dr. Zhenbang Chen, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee. Host: Dr. Qing-Xiang Amy Sang .

Wednesday, September 26, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Defining the distribution of deep sea corals using Lophelia pertusa as a model," Dr. Sandra Brooke, Marine Conservation Institute, Bellevue, Washington. Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye.

Wednesday, September 26, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "14-3-3: a combination for unlocking schizophrenia?," Molly Foote, College of Medicine, FSU.

Wednesday, September 26, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Regulation of replication program in fission yeast and mammalian cells," Dr. Hisao Masai, Tokyo Metropolitan University. Host: Dr. David M. Gilbert.

Thursday, September 27, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Unraveling the KNOTTED1 regulatory network in maize meristems (discussion of Bolduc et al., 2012, Genes Dev. 26:1685-1690)," Daniel Vera, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, September 27, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Functional models of insect ecological and evolutionary responses to climate change," Dr. Lauren B. Buckley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Host: Carly Ryan.

Friday, September 28, 1:30 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Modeling endoderm development using human pluripotent stem cells," Dr. Ludovic Vallier, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K..

Friday, September 28, 2:35 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "DNA methylation dynamics in stem cells and development," Dr. Alex Meissner, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Friday, September 28, 3:05 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Investigating DXZ4 chromatin organization in human embryonic stem cells," Dr. Brian P. Chadwick, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Friday, September 28, 3:20 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "SWI/SNF-mediated epigenetic control of cardiac progenitor cell differentiation," Dr. Zhong Wang, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Friday, September 28, 3:40 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Post-translational methylation of arginine is required for germ-line formation from embryonic stem cells," Dr. Amander Clark, University of California, Los Angeles.

Friday, September 28, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Range implications of lizard traits in changing environments," Dr. Lauren B. Buckley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Host: Carly Ryan.

Friday, September 28, 4:25 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Challenges of analyzing single-cell gene expression data," Dr. Kenneth J. Livak, Fluidigm Corporation, South San Francisco, California .

Friday, September 28, 4:40 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Risk reduction in cell therapy," Dr. Randy Yerden, Biospherix, Lacona, New York.

Friday, September 28, 5:10 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "The role of combinations of posttranslational modifications in chromatin biology: direct measurement of 'PTM Isoforms'," Dr. Nicolas L. Young, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, FSU.

Saturday, September 29, 8:30 am, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Generation of neural cells from DM1 induced pluripotent stem cells as cellular model for the study of CNS neuropathogenesis," Dr. Guangbin Xia, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville.

Saturday, September 29, 8:45 am, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Use of mesenchymal stem cells to treat traumatic brain injury," Dr. Thomas J. Morgan, College of Medicine, FSU.

Saturday, September 29, 9:00 am, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "PST-dependent polysialylation is required for efficient differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells," Dr. Ryan Berger, University of Georgia, Athens.

Saturday, September 29, 9:15 am, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "HCV-host interactions with stem cell derived hepatocytes," Emily Lee, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Saturday, September 29, 9:30 am, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Metabolomics of pluripotent stem cells," Tim Cliff, University of Georgia, Athens.

Saturday, September 29, 9:45 am, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Direct differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into haploid spermatogenic cells," Dr. Charles A. Easley, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Saturday, September 29, 10:15 am, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "NIH CRM and the regenerative medicine field," Dr. Mahendra Rao, National Insitutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

Saturday, September 29, 10:45 am, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Development of human embryonic stem cell based therapies: challenges and achievements," Dr. Jane S. Lebkowski, Regenerative Patch Technologies, Los Angeles, California.

Saturday, September 29, 12:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "TALENs: next generation gene customization tools," Dr. David Nees, Cellectis Bioresearch, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Saturday, September 29, 12:20 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Essential 8, a new xeno-free and feeder-free system for pluripotent stem cell culture," James Lovgren, Life Technologies, Raleigh-Durham area, North Carolina.

Saturday, September 29, 12:40 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Custom stem cell engineering," representative, Sigma-Aldrich, St. Louis, Missouri.

Saturday, September 29, 1:15 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Genome wide profiling of p53 response to differentiation or DNA damage of human embryonic stem cells," Dr. Michelle C. Barton, University of Texas, Houston.

Saturday, September 29, 1:45 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Examining the human pluripotent cell cycle using Fucci reporters," Dr. Amar Singh, University of Georgia, Athens.

Saturday, September 29, 2:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "Cell cycle regulation of mouse embryonic stem cells: E2F- and Emi1-mediated positive feedback regulation," Dr. Hisao Masai, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan.

Saturday, September 29, 2:30 pm, Turnbull Conference Center—4TH SOUTHEAST STEM CELL CONSORTIUM WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, "The centrosome: signaling and cellular asymmetry," Dr. Tim Stearns, Stanford University, Stanford, California.


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