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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 14-01-27

BioNotes

January 27 through January 31, 2014


Monday, January 27, 11:30 am, 2057 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR, "In the footsteps of Fisher and Dobzhansky: connecting classical population-genetic models and next-generation sequencing data," Dr. Claudia Bank, École Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland. Dr. Bank is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Biological Science.

Monday, January 27, 4:00 pm, 1003 CSL—INSI SEMINAR, "The right dyes in the right places: targeting physiological indicators inside cells," Professor Marcel Bruchez, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Host: Dr. Hedi Matoussi.

Tuesday, January 28, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Symmetric expansion of the folding nucleus: a novel approach to protein design," Liam Longo, Molecular Biophysics, FSU.

Tuesday, January 28, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Efficient endoplasmic reticulum export of the voltage-gated potassium channel Kv1.3 relies upon a C-terminal acidic motif and the COPII cargo adaptor subunit Sec24a-b isoforms," John Spear, Molecular Biophysics, FSU.

Tuesday, January 28, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR, TBA, Dr. Brian Anderson, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Anderson is a candidate in the Brain Health strategic faculty hiring initiative.

Wednesday, January 29, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, Title TBA, Jieyan Chen, College of Medicine, FSU. Host: Dr. Timothy Megraw.

Wednesday, January 29, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE FACULTY MEETING, "Town Hall meeting with Neuroscience Director candidates."

Thursday, January 30, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Interplay between active chromatin marks and RNA-directed DNA methylation in Arabidopsis thaliana--a discussion of Greenberg et al., 2013. PLOS Genetics 9(11):e1003946-e1003946," Ji Huang, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, January 30, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR, "A neurosensory account of threat encoding and anxiety," Dr. Wen Li, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Li is a candidate in the Brain Health strategic faculty hiring initiative.

Thursday, January 30, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Tracking biodiversity loss is really hard: a Caribbean coral reef example," Dr. John F. Bruno, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Host: Zach Boudreau.

Thursday, January 30, 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—TRIBETA BIOLOGICAL HONOR SOCIETY COLLOQUIUM, "Visualizing the actions of molecular motors in muscle using rapid freezing & 3-D electron microscopy," Dr. Kenneth A.Taylor. Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool.

Friday, January 31, 1:00 pm, 1003 CSL—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Bioimaging at the nanoscale: single-molecule and super resolution fluorescence microscopy," Dr. Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Note: Rescheduled from January 14.

Friday, January 31, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Conserving coral reef communities: What really works?," Dr. John F. Bruno, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Host: Zachary Boudreau.


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