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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 14-02-24

BioNotes

February 24 through February 28, 2014


Monday, February 24, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Recent advances in hybrid quantum-chemical approaches for free energy simulations and constant pH simulations," Dr. Bernard R. Brooks, Director of The Laboratory of Computational Biology; Biochemistry and Biophysics Center National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National Institutes of Health. Host: Dr. Wei Yang.

Monday, February 24, 3:00 pm, 2057 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR, "TBA," Dr. Kerri M. Crawford, Department of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Crawford is a job candidate for the Coastal and Marine Research Initiative.

Tuesday, February 25, 11:50 am, 1057 KIN—GWIS (GRADUATE WOMEN IN SCIENCE) WEBINAR, "Strategies to retain mid-career female scientists." Host: Graduate Women In Science. All are welcome.

Tuesday, February 25, 3:30 pm, 2057 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR , "Optogenetic dissection of cortical-thalamic circuit dynamics," Dr. Scott Cruikshank, Department of Neuroscience, Brown University. Host: Dr. James M. Fadool. Dr. Cruikshank is a job candidate for the Brain Health & Disease Initiative. He will also provide a chalk talk of future plans on Wednesday February 26 from 12noon-12:45 pm in 2057 KIN.

Thursday, February 27, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Analysis of human mesenchymal stem cell metabolism during proliferation and osteogenic differentiation at different oxygen tensions," Nathalie Munoz, Molecular Biophysics, FSU. Note date change from 2/25/14.

Thursday, February 27, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Differential protein expression as a contributing factor to health disparity in human prostate cancer," Jennifer Myers, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU. Note date change from 2/25/14.

Thursday, February 27, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Measuring metabolic fluxes in living cells using 13C-tracers and mass spectrometry," Dr. Maciek Antoniewicz, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE. Hosts: Dr. Timothy M. Logan and Dr. Teng Ma.

Thursday, February 27, 12:15 pm, 2057 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR, "TBA," Dr. Amy Freestone, Department of Biology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Freestone is a job candidate for the Coastal and Marine Research Initiative.

Thursday, February 27, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Finding the needles in the haystacks of plant nutrition using GWAS, genome-wide association studies: presenting two recent case studies, Gonzalez-Jorge et al., and Angelovici et al. (The Plant Cell, Dec. 2013) ," Dr. Hank W. Bass, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, February 27, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Causes and fitness consequences of variation in mating behavior," Dr. Emily H. DuVal, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Joseph Travis.

Thursday, February 27, 7:00 pm, Challenger Learning Center IMAX theater, Kleman Plaza—TALLAHASSEE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY SPRING SPEAKER SERIES, "Over the rainbow: exploring Shangri-La, the lost worlds of South America," Dr. D. Bruce Means, Naturalist, Explorer and Author, Tallahassee, FL. Host: Tallahassee Scientific Society. Tickets to the presentation are $6 for members, $12 for nonmembers; season discounts available. Dr. Means will also be selling and autographing books beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Friday, February 28, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Records of the past: climate change, phenology, and public engagement," Dr. Elizabeth Ellwood, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Austin R. Mast.


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