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BioNotes, 2018-01-22

BioNotes

January 22 through January 26, 2018


Monday, January 22 – Monday, January 22, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, "Training attention and self-control over the life span: brain mechanisms and clinical applications," Dr. Yi-Yuan Tang, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University; Presidential Endowed Chair in Neuroscience; Professor of Psychological Sciences, Texas Tech University; Professor of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Tang is a faculty candidate for the Mina Jo Powell Endowed Chair in Neurological Sciences.

Tuesday, January 23 – Tuesday, January 23, 10:00 am – 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Zika virus induces DNA damage response and S-phase arrest in human cortical neural progenitors," Christy Hammack, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Hengli Tang.

Wednesday, January 24 – Wednesday, January 24, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, TBA, Dr. Xianshu Yang, Principal scientist, Merck and Co. Inc., Boston, MA. Host: Dr. Yangchang Wang, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Wednesday, January 24 – Wednesday, January 24, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, PSB A211—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Gustatory cortex: from sensation to decision making," Dr. Roberto Vincis, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Vincis is a candidate for a Neuroscience faculty position in the Department of Biological Science, and will give a chalk talk Thursday, January 25, at 9:30am, 2057 KIN. Contact host Dr. Thomas Houpt to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Wednesday, January 24 – Wednesday, January 24, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 499 DSL—SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING SEMINAR, "The FSU Center for Anchored Phylogenomics: integrating research, teaching, and service to estimate the tree of life using big data," Dr. Alan Lemmon, Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State University.

Thursday, January 25 – Thursday, January 25, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "A discussion of Maher et al., 'Profiling of accessible chromatin regions across multiple plant species and cell types reveals common gene regulatory principles and new control modules.' Plant Cell," Zachary Turpin, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, January 25 – Thursday, January 25, 2:30 pm – 2:30 pm, 1003 CSL—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Atomic-resolution structures of amyloid-b1-42 and b2-microglobulin," Dr. Robert Silvers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Host: Dr. Hong Li, Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University. Dr. Silvers is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Thursday, January 25 – Thursday, January 25, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Mechanisms of transgenerational inheritance of obesity epiphenotypes," Dr. Victor G. Corces, Department of Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Hosted by: Dr. David M. Gilbert and Dr. Peter Fraser

Friday, January 26 – Friday, January 26, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Jackpots skew the distribution of descendants arising from individual bacteria," Dr. EriK S. Wright, Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Host: Dr. Sophie McCoy, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.


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