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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 13-03-25


March 25 through March 29, 2013

Monday, March 25, 2:00 pm, 1150 COM—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "The long shadows of twentieth century clinicians: Karl Menninger, Erik Erikson, and Erich Fromm," Dr. Lawrence J. Friedman, Harvard Mind/Brain/Behavior Interfaculty Initiative at Harvard University.

Tuesday, March 26, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR "Development of solid state NMR method for screening cell membrane protein binding drug candidates," Anna Kozlova Wright, Graduate Program in Molecular Biophysics, FSU, and "Structure determination of Mtb 'CrgA' membrane protein by solid state NMR spectroscopy," Nabanita Das, Graduate Program in Molecular Biophysics, FSU.

Tuesday, March 26, 2:00 pm, 499 DSL—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Improving inference in biology using statistics: Bayesian model selection, structured coalescence, and alternative isolation with migration model," Michal Palczewski, Department of Scientific Computing, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Peter Beerli.

Wednesday, March 27, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "New methods for manipulating and recording from motor circuits ," Dr. Michael A. Long, New York University Medical Center, New York.

Thursday, March 28, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "A galacturonic acid-containing xyloglucan is involved in Arabidopsis root hair tip growth (discussion of Peña et al., 2012, Plant Cell 24:4511-4524)," Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, March 28, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR, "Structural dynamic effects of nucleotide binding of the Cu+-transporting ATPase, CopA," Dan Meng, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU.

Thursday, March 28, 1:00 pm, 1003 CSL—ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR, "One bead, one compound, one droplet: femtomole-scale synthesis and analytical technology for distributed drug discovery," Dr. Brian M. Paegel, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California.

Thursday, March 28, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "The evolutionary ecology of geographic range limits," Dr. Amy Angert, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Host: Dr. Alice A. Winn.

Friday, March 29, 1:00 pm, 327 OSB—BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR, "The efficacy of shelf-edge fishing reserves in the southeastern US: Madison Swanson and Steamboat Lumps Reserves as case studies," Dr. Christopher C. Koenig, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Friday, March 29, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The seasonal, interannual, and long-term influence of clouds on tropical forest productivity," Dr. Stephanie Pau, Department of Geography, FSU.

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