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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 18-01-15

BioNotes

January 15 through January 19, 2018


Tuesday, January 16 – Tuesday, January 16, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—POSTDOC WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Academic research career trajectory," Dr. Hank W. Bass, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Note different day.

Tuesday, January 16 – Tuesday, January 16, 2:30 pm – 2:30 pm, 1003 CSL—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Molecular mechanisms of NMDA receptor function and regulation," Dr. Nami Tajima, Division of Neuroscience Research, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Host: Dr. Scott Stagg, Institute of Molecular biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University. Dr. Tajima is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Tuesday, January 16 – Tuesday, January 16, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "The molecular basis of insect visual system development and adaptation," Dr. Michael Perry, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, NY. Dr. Perry is a candidate for a Developmental Biology faculty position, and will give a chalk talk Wednesday, January 17, at 9:00am, 2057 KIN. Contact Dr. James M. Fadool to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Wednesday, January 17 – Wednesday, January 17, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Wiring the Drosophila brain: a network of cell surface proteins mediates interactions between neurons and their synapic targets," Dr. Kai G. Zinn, Smits Professor of Biology, Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. Host: Dr. Michelle Arbeitman, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Wednesday, January 17 – Wednesday, January 17, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, PSB A211—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Astroglial cells contribute to the drive to breathe," Dr. Virginia Hawkins, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. Dr. Hawkins is a candidate for a Neuroscience faculty position in the Department of Biological Science, and will give a chalk talk Thursday, January 18, at 9:00am, 2057 KIN. Contact host Dr. Michael Meredith to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Thursday, January 18 – Thursday, January 18, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "A discussion of Asplund et al.: Simulated global warming increases usnic acid but reduces perlatolic acid in the mat-forming terricolous lichen Cladonia stellaris," James Preston, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, January 18 – Thursday, January 18, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Build it up just to break it back down: cell wall synthesis, dynamics, and autodegradation during growth and development in Arabidopsis thaliana," Dr. Charles T. Anderson, Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Host: Dr. Peter Fraser and Dr. David Gilbert.

Friday, January 19 – Friday, January 19, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Fifty years of sea turtle conservation," Jack Rudloe, Writer and naturalist, Panacea FL; co-founder, Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory. Host: Dr. Janie Wulff, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, January 19 – Friday, January 19, 5:15 pm – 5:15 pm, 2057 KIN—TCGA TALK, "Protein-motion-coupled solvation structure and dynamics," Steven Austin, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Host: The Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Student Association (TCGA), Florida State University.


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