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BioNotes, 12-02-20


February 20 through February 24, 2012

Monday, February 20, 4:00 pm, 1003 CSL—PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY/BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR, "Computational insights into functioning of proteases and design of their synthetic analogues," Dr. Rajeev Prabhakar, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.

Tuesday, February 21, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Structural analysis of HIV gp41 at the membrane interface by EPR," Dr. Likai Song, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, FSU. Host: Dr. Piotr G. Fajer.

Wednesday, February 22, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Use of cowpea and goat manure to facilitate natural yield of scotch bonnet peppers using low input systems for Historically Undeserved Farming Communities," Michael Cooke, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee.

Wednesday, February 22, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Integrated bio-entity network: a system for biological knowledge discovery," Dr. Jinfeng Zhang, Department of Statistics, FSU.

Wednesday, February 22, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Dopamine and opioid regulation of aversive motivation: relevance for social behavior and motivational disorders," Dr. Brandon Aragona, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Wednesday, February 22, 4:00 pm, 1400 COM—INSTITUTE FOR SUCCESSFUL LONGEVITY SEMINAR, "Maintaining a healthy brain: the scaffolding theory of aging and cognition," Dr. Denise C. Park, University of Texas, Dallas. Seminar jointly sponsored by the Psychology Department and its Cognitive Psychology Area. A reception will follow in the College of Medicine atrium.

Thursday, February 23, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Feeling the air? An evolutionarily conserved mechanism for oxygen sensing in animal and plants (discussion of Licausi et al., 2011, Nature 479:419-422, and Gibbs et al., 2011, Nature 479:415-418) ," Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, February 23, 12:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Global gametes: reproductive 'tourism' and Islamic bioethics in the high-tech Middle East," Dr. Marcia Inhorn, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Host: Dr. Janine C. Edwards.

Thursday, February 23, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "A fisheye view of development and disease," Dr. James M. Fadool, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Thomas M. Roberts.

Friday, February 24, 11:00 am, A113 COE—CHEMICAL AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING SEMINAR, "Capturing signals from ultrafast relaxing spins with SWIFT MRI," Dr. Michael Garwood, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Friday, February 24, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, None scheduled.

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