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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 17-04-10

BioNotes

April 10 through April 14, 2017


Monday, April 10, 12:00 pm, KIN 2057—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "The culture of grant proposals, panels and grant reviews," Dr. Joseph Travis, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Erminia Fardone, PostDoctoral Affairs representative for Biological Science. Dr. Travis is a Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor and former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Monday, April 10, 7:00 pm, Program room A, Leon County Library Main Branch, 200 W. Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL—FRIENDS OF THE APALACHICOLA NATIONAL FOREST PRESENTATION, "Floristic variation across the landscape of pyrogenic pinelands of Florida," Susan Carr, Ph. D., Gainseville, FL. Host: Dr. Todd Engstrom, Courtesy Faculty, Department of Biological Science.

Tuesday, April 11, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Nanoparticles, peptides, neurons, and ion channels: towards a unique platform for cell labeling and traceable drug delivery," Austin Schwartz, Program in Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Tuesday, April 11, 2:00 pm, 018 KEN—GFDI STUDENT SEMINAR, "Theory and application of Bayesian multimodel analysis with application to microbial soil respiration models," Ahmed El-Shall, Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State University.

Thursday, April 13, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Mitochondrial Complex II is regulated by ABA and bZIP53 and involved in germination and seedling establishment," Stefania Vendramin Alegre, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, April 13, 9:00 am, 3075 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "The impact of fusion oncoprotein TCF3-PBX1 on aberrant replication timing in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia," Vivek Somasundaram, Undergraduate Major in Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. David M. Gilbert.

Thursday, April 13, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "The role of the N-terminus of CrgA from Mycobacterium tuberculosis characterized using solid-state NMR," Yiseul Shin, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University, and National High Magnetic field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL. Host: Dr. Geoffrey F. Strouse, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Thursday, April 13, 12:00 pm, 327 OSB—OCEANOGRAPHY SPECIAL SEMINAR AND DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Spatial and temporal dynamics of phytoplankton distribution in a river-dominated estuary, Apalachicola Bay, Florida," Natalie Geyer, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State university. Advisor: Dr. Markus Huettel.

Thursday, April 13, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Rapid evolution of the cancer karyotype," Dr. David S. Pellman, Margaret M. Dyson Professor of Pediatric Oncology (DFCI) and Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard, MA. Host: Dr. Hong-guo Yu, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, April 13, 7:00 pm, FSU College of Medicine Auditorium—, Tribeta Honor Society National Induction Ceremony. Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool, BBB advisor; Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, April 14, 2:00 pm, 4009 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "Seasonal changes in male size and alternative mating tactics in sailfin mollies (Poecilia latipinna)," Arriola Mendeita, Undergraduate Major in Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes.

Friday, April 14, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Reproductive dynamics of Black Sea Bass in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico," Ryan McKenzie, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Felicia C. Coleman, Department of Biological Science and Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Theresa, FL.

Friday, April 14, 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN—TCGA TALK, "Therapeutic tools to alleviate muscle atrophy in FSHD," Sunny Das, Department of biological Science, Florida State University. Host: The Cell and Mollecular Biology Graduate Student Association (TCGA), Florida State University.


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