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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 16-11-07

BioNotes

November 7 through November 11, 2016


Tuesday, November 8, 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—THESIS DEFENSE, "The genetics of adaptation of island rattlesnakes," Mark Margres, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Darin R. Rokyta.

Tuesday, November 8, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Assembled peptide biomaterials for targeted delivery," Dr. Scott Medina, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Host: Dr.Hedi Mattoussi, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Wednesday, November 9, 3:00 pm, 1024 KIN—DEPARTMENT AWARDS CEREMONY AND SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATION Host: Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 pm, 101 CAR—BOOK TALK, "Rain: a natural and cultural history," Cynthia Barnett. Host: Dr. Jeff Chanton, department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University. For some post-election relief, join author and journalist Barnett for a cool and cleansing talk on her new book. Longlisted for the National Book Award, a finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Literary Science Writing, and named among the best nonfiction books of 2015 by NPR’s Science Friday, the Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews and others, Rain gives a natural and cultural tour from the storm-related witch persecutions of the Little Ice Age to the rising floodwaters of climate change. Rain’s history has a lot to tell us about coming together to adapt for the stormy times ahead.

Thursday, November 10, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Telomere stability and development of ctc1 mutants are rescued by inhibition of EJ recombination pathways in a telomerase-dependent manner: discussion of Amiard et al., 2014. Nucleic Acids Research 42: 11979-91," Sean D. Jackson, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, November 10, 3:00 pm, 1303 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES THESIS DEFENSE, "Sex differnces in molecular pathology in the 5XFAD mouse model of Alzheimer's disease," Joseph Bundy, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine. Host: Dr. Richard S. Nowakowski, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Thursday, November 10, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Ontological taxonomy of breast cancer," Dr. Tan A. Ince, Department of Pathology, University of Miami. Host: Dr. Jonathan Dennis, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, November 10, 7:00 pm, HCB 102—TRIBETA NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY COLLOQUIUM, "Zika virus infection: pathogenesis and development of therapeutics," Dr. Hengli Tang, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Ms. Mary Vargas, BBB President. Jointly hosted by Sean Mcglynn, Audubon Society President.


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