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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 15-10-12

BioNotes

October 12 through October 16, 2015


Monday, October 12, 12:00 pm, KIN 2057—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Interviewing for an academic position," Dr. Scott J. Stepan, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Hosts: Erminia Fardone , PostDoctoral Affairs representative for Biological Science.

Tuesday, October 13, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Multicolor and multipoint nanometal Surface Energy Transfer (nSET) for monitoring structure," Ryan Riskowski, Molecular Biophysics. Host: Dr. Geoffrey F. Strouse, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Tuesday, October 13, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Optical investigation of controlled nucleic acid delivery from gold nanoparticles into mammalian cells," Kate J. F. Carnevale, Biochemistry. Host: Dr. Geoffrey F. Strouse, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Wednesday, October 14, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "A transcriptomic analysis of the estrous cycle in 4 regions of the mouse brain," Lisa DiCarlo, Department of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Richard S. Nowakowski, College of Medicine, Florida State University.

Thursday, October 15, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Arabidopsis BIRD zinc finger proteins jointly stabilize tissue boundaries by confining the cell fate regulator SHORT-ROOT and contributing to fate specification ," Sean Jackson, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, October 15, 12:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE HOWARD BAKER SEMINAR, "Congenital stationary night blindness: two mutants that should be similar and their complex outcomes," Professor Maureen A. McCall, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Louisville, KY. Host: Dr. James M. Fadool, Department of Biological Science.

Thursday, October 15, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Really, really stable coexistence in plant communities: evidence and implications," Dr. Peter Adler, College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT. Host: Abigail Pastore.

Friday, October 16, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "A constructive critique of the ecological forecasting program," Dr. Peter Adler, College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT. Host: Abigail Pastore.

Friday, October 16, 2:00 pm, FSU COM Auditorium—ACC DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES, "Setting sights on retinal photoreceptor degeneration therapies and their challenges," Professor Maureen A. McCall, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Louisville, KY. Host: Dr. James M. Fadool, Department of Biological Science. Co-hosted by the FSU Graduate Program in Neuroscience. Reception follows the seminar.

Friday, October 16, 3:35 pm, 101 LOV—MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM, "The use of mathematics to understand biological processes: signalling, patterns, and measurements," Dr. James P. Keener, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Host: Dr. Nick G. Cogan, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University.

Friday, October 16, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Space matters: invaders on the edge and diseases on the verge," Dr. Alex Perkins, Departments of Biological Sciences and Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN. Host: Dr. Scott Burgess.


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