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BioNotes, 12-02-27


February 27 through March 2, 2012

Monday, February 27, 4:00 pm, 1003 CSL—INTEGRATIVE NANOSCIENCE INSTITUTE SEMINAR, "Engineering tumor-targeting nanoparticles for image-guided surgery," Dr. Hak Soo Choi, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Tuesday, February 28, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR "Distinct role of non-muscle myosin II isoforms in the regulation of MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells spreading and migration," Siyun Xiong, and "The kinesin-13 MCAK has an unconventional ATPase cycle adapted for microtubule depolymerization," Aguang Dai.

Wednesday, February 29, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Metalloproteinases, enzyme inhibitors, and putative protein cancer biomarkers," Dr. Qing-Xiang (Amy) Sang, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU.

Wednesday, February 29, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Inducing and regulating neuronal regeneration in the adult zebrafish retina," Dr. David R. Hyde, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.

Thursday, March 1, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "The role of the exopolysacchride succinoglycan in host plant invasion by the nitrogen-fixing symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti," Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, March 1, 12:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Creating high reliability to reduce patient harm," Dr. William Riley, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Host: Dr. Leslie M. Beitsch.

Thursday, March 1, 12:30 pm, A204 PDB—HOWARD BAKER RESEARCH SEMINAR, "Regulating Müller glial-derived neuronal progenitor cells during regeneration of the light-damaged adult zebrafish retina," Dr. David R. Hyde, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.


Thursday, March 1, 7:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "At the seed of the crime: tales of a forensic botanist!," Dr. David W. Hall, environmental consultant, Gainesville, Florida.

Friday, March 2, 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Metals influence virulence traits of the bacterial plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa," Dr. Leonardo De La Fuente, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. Host: Dr. Kathryn M. Jones.

Friday, March 2, 3:30 pm, 1003 CSL—CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT SEMINAR, "Hydrogen exchange mass spectrometry to probe the conformation of proteins both in solution and in membranes," Dr. John Engen, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. Host: Dr. Alan G. Marshall.

Friday, March 2, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Sponge-mediated coral reef restoration: efficiency, sustainability and relative performance," Brendan Biggs, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Janie L. Wulff.

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