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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 14-02-10


February 10 through February 14, 2014

Monday, February 10, 4:00 pm, 1003 CSL—INTEGRATIVE NANOSCIENCE INSTITUTE SEMINAR, "Microengineered hydrogels for stem cell bioengineering and tissue regeneration ," Dr. Ali Khademhoseini. Host: Dr. Steven Lenhert.

Tuesday, February 11, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Challenges of membrane protein purification and reconstitution for structural characterization using ssNMR," Cristian Escobar, Molecular Biophysics, FSU.

Tuesday, February 11, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "EM structural study of myosin V on F-actin in the ADP condition," Aguang Dai, Molecular Biophysics, FSU.

Tuesday, February 11, 12:00 pm, COM Auditorium—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "Protein therapeutics," Dr. Michael Blaber, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine. Host: Dr. Michael Blaber.

Tuesday, February 11, 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN—, " Causes of replication fork collapse upon ATR-CHK1 inhibition," Dr. Eric J. Brown, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania. Host: Jiao Sima.

Thursday, February 13, 7:00 pm, FSU COM—LIFE SCIENCES SYMPOSIUM, "Frontiers in Biomolecular Communication." Host: The Florida State University College of Medicine. This annual event, now in its fourth year, will feature many outstanding speakers from inside and outside of Florida State University. See the symposium website for schedule and more information. Please register even if you only plan to attend part of the symposium. Registration is required to receive lunch on Friday. There will be a poster session on Thursday, where presenters can compete for a $250 prize. In addition to many exciting talks, there will be a professional development session for students and postdocs on Friday the 14th from 1-2 p.m. All interested students, postdocs, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

Thursday, February 13, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Rhizobial infection does not require cortical expression of upstream common symbiosis genes responsible for the induction of Ca2+ spiking:a discussion of Hayashi et al. (2014) The Plant Journal 77, 146-159," Hajeewaka Mendis, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, February 13, 4:00 pm, College of Medicine—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "G4 DNA in the Genome," Dr. Nancy Maizels, University of Washington, Seattle. Host: Dr. Hank W. Bass. Note different location than usual; this colloquium will take place during the College of Medicine Life Sciences Symposium

Friday, February 14, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Relating gene expression pattern variation to phenotypic variation in Drosophila melanogaster," J. David Aponte, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. David Houle.

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