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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 14-04-21

BioNotes

April 21 through April 25, 2014


Monday, April 21, 10:00 am, 3009 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "Attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder and Kv1.3: evaluating a potential disease model," Carlie Hoffman, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Debra A. Fadool.

Monday, April 21, 2:00 pm, 3009 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "The Effects of a hyperlipidermic diet on olfactory sensory neuron expression of the immediate early gene c-fos in mice," Melissa Cooper, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Debra A. Fadool.

Tuesday, April 22, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—RESCHEDULED FOR FALL BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Mechano-chemistry of smooth muscle myosin filaments," Dr. Christine R. Cremo, University of Nevada, Reno, NV. Host: Dr. Peter G. Fajer.

Tuesday, April 22, 1:30 pm, 3009 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "Determining cis-acting elements necessary for regulation of replication timing," Caroline Davis, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. David Gilbert.

Wednesday, April 23, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "Life across multiple scales: the ant colony as an organism?," Dr. Walter Tschinkel, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Akash Gunjan.

Wednesday, April 23, 12:00 pm, 0058 Strozier Library, Scholars' Commons—, Panel and book discussion of Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. Host: Graduate Women In Science.

Wednesday, April 23, 3:30 pm, CSL 1003—EOAS SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Marine mega-fauna in a changing world: potential impacts and opportunities for conservation," Dr. Mariana Fuentes, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia. Host: Dr. Markus Huettel.

Thursday, April 24, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Vascular bundle sheath cells and C3-to-C4 engineering," Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, April 24, 7:00 pm, Challenger Learning Center IMAX theater, Kleman Plaza—TALLAHASSEE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY SPRING SPEAKER SERIES, "The corridor expedition: connecting the Florida wild," Carlton Ward, Jr., Photographer and writer, Clearwater, FL. Host: Tallahassee Scientific Society. Tickets to the presentation are $6 for members, $12 for nonmembers; season discounts available.

Friday, April 25, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The role of intrinsic and extrinsic factors in the diversification of muroid rodents," Bader Alhajeri, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Scott J. Steppan.


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