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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 17-04-17

BioNotes

April 17 through April 21, 2017


Tuesday, April 18, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Bispecific antibodies:a modular approach to build novel cancer immunotherapies," Rumana Rashid, Ph.D., Lead Scientist, Protein Sciences, Xencor Inc., Los Angeles, CA, and 2005 MOB graduate. The Kasha Award is given annually to recognize and stimulate research and to promote quality scientific writing. All Molecular Biophysics graduate students who are primary authors on a published paper in the past two years are eligible to be nominated by their major professors. This year's winner will be recognized, and a catered lunch will follow the seminar. All are welcome.

Wednesday, April 19, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Fishing and drug development: how one basic scientist joined the dark side," Dr. Edwin W. Rubel, Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Host: Dr. Yuan Wang, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University. This visit is sponsored by the BMS department and the Rodgers and Rodgers Endowment Fund for Hearing Impairment

Wednesday, April 19, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Single-neuron genetics to untangle the complexity of the brain," Dr. Xiao-Hong Lu, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Neuroscience, Health Sciences, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA. Host: Dr. Jian Feng, Program in Neuroscience and Department of biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, April 20, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, Exploring nutritional ionomics and seed and other complex trait phenotyping in Fabaceae, Dr. Gokhan Hacisalihoglu, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee FL.

Thursday, April 20, 2:15 pm, 2057 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "Historical trends in estimating divergence dates in published studies," Rachel Sabra, Undergraduate Major in Biological Sciences, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Scott J. Steppan.

Thursday, April 20, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, Menzel Award Winner Talk, TBA.

Friday, April 21, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT SEMINAR, "Human eIF3: mediator of translation," Prof. Jamie H.D. Cate, College of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Friday, April 21, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Insects in variable landscapes: spatial ecology with beans and beetles," Andrew Merwin, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Hosts: Dr. Brian D. Inouye and Dr. Nora Underwood, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, April 21, 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN—TCGA TALK, "Towards development of a protein-based ZIKV diagnostic," Emily Lee, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: The Cell and Mollecular Biology Graduate Student Association (TCGA), Florida State University.


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