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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 15-04-06

BioNotes

April 6 through April 10, 2015


Monday, April 6, 4:00 pm, 1003 CSL—INSI/MATERIALS SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Cell membrane damage - the Achilles heel of metastatic cancer," Dr. Jyotri Jaiswal, George Washington University, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. Host: Dr. Hedi Mattoussi, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Tuesday, April 7, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY STUDENT SEMINAR, "Protein slow conformational fluctuations play a pivotal role in protein-ligand binding: a case study on cyclooxygenase enzyme systems," Erick Aitchison. Host: Dr. Wei Yang.

Tuesday, April 7, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY STUDENT SEMINAR, "Simulations of vortex waves in chemical media and cardiac tissue," Zhihui Zhang. Host: Dr. Oliver Steinbock.

Wednesday, April 8, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR / PH.D DEFENSE, "Zinc regulation of neural stem cells and behavior in brain injury complicated by ethanol intake," Deborah Morris, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine. Host: Dr. Cathy W. Levenson.

Thursday, April 9, 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Chromatin-based regulation and maintenance of the human genome," Brittany Sexton, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Jonathan H. Dennis.

Thursday, April 9, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY STUDENT SEMINAR, "ChiZ, an intrinsically disordered membrane protein from Mycobacterium tuberculosis," Cristian Escobar, Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Timothy A. Cross.

Thursday, April 9, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY STUDENT SEMINAR, "Understanding the structure-function relationship of the cell division protein CrgA found in Mycobacterium tuberculosis," Yiseul Shin, Department of chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Timothy A. Cross.

Thursday, April 9, 12:30 pm, Dirac Science Library main floor—GWIS CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP, "Job searching and social networking." In today's job market, it's almost impossible to land a job without networking, so we will be integrating the two Career Development topics into one workshop focused on the job search experience for students in STEM, providing tips & strategies for everyone, and some specific advice for international students. Presented by Graduate Women in Science in partnership with the FSU Career Center.

Thursday, April 9, 1:15 pm, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "WOX7, a member of the WUSCHEL stem cell regulators, regulates the sugar response of lateral root development in Arabidopsis thaliana," Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, April 9, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Coupled proton and electron transfer in the metalloenzyme sulfite reductase," Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe, Department of Biological Sciene and Institute for Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Kenneth Taylor.

Thursday, April 9, 4:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Conflict of interest in the pharmaceutical industry," Dr. Reid B. Blackwelder, Director, Medical Student Education Division, Department of Family Medicine, East Tennessee State University College of Medicine. Hosts: Dr. Daniel J. Van Durme and Dr. Joedrecka Brown Speights, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Thursday, April 9, 7:00 pm, 2057 KIN—TRIBETA HONOR SOCIETY COLLOQUIUM, "Endometriosis: what can be learnt from an animal model," Dr. Natalia Dmitrieva, Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University. Host: Elizabeth McCluskey, BBB President.

Friday, April 10, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Role of indirect and direct genetic effects in modification of behavior and maintenance of a color polymorphism in male Gambusia holbrooki," Brittany Kraft, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes.

Sunday, April 12, 7:00 pm, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory Auditorium—FSUCML CONSERVATION LECTURE SERIES, "Beekeeping: so easy a cavemen can do it?," Bob Livingston, Master Beekeeper; founder, Apalacheer Beekeeper's Association, Tallahassse FL. Donations of nonperishable food for Second Harvest of the Big Bend are encouraged.


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