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BioNotes, 12-04-02


April 2 through April 6, 2012

Monday, April 2, 11:30 am, 2057 KIN—THESIS DEFENSE, "Population genetics of Pseudacris feriarum," Moses J. Michelsohn, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Emily C. Lemmon.

Tuesday, April 3, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Targeting membrane lipids with designed peptides," Dr. Jianmin Gao, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Host: Dr. Brian G. Miller.

Wednesday, April 4, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Rethinking sex: new noncoding RNA friends and old heterochromatin proteins," Dr. Jamila Horabin, College of Medicine, FSU.

Wednesday, April 4, 1:00 pm, 2057—SPECIAL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Novel functions for the oncoprotein LMO2 revealed by protein-protein interactions," Dr. Marie-Claude Sincennes, Université de Montréal Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer, Montréal, Canada. Host: Dr. David M. Gilbert. Dr. Sincennes is a candidate for a postdoctoral position in the Gilbert laboratory.

Wednesday, April 4, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Vocal control, sensorimotor learning, and the dynamics of birdsong," Dr. Samuel J. Sober, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Host: Dr. Frank Johnson.

Thursday, April 5, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "A CCCH-type zinc finger nucleic acid-binding protein quantitatively confers resistance against rice bacterial blight disease (discussion of Deng et al., 2012, Plant Physiol 158:876-889)," Dr. Clothilde Queiroux, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, April 5, 12:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "The protest psychosis: how schizophrenia became a black disease," Dr. Jonathan Metzl, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Host: Dr. Joseph M. Gabriel.

Thursday, April 5, 1:00 pm, 1003 CSL—ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR "3D cell culture and counting cells," Carlos Ramos, and "Quantitative polymerase chain reaction using infrared heating on a microfluidic chip," Yingjie Yu.


Thursday, April 5, 7:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Hydric pine flatwood restoration and reintroduction of native wetland wildflowers," David C. Clayton, Northwest Florida Water Management District, Havana, Florida. Social hour begins at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, April 6, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The ontogeny of cranial morphology in extant crocodilians and its phylogenetic significance: a geometric morphometric approach," Aki Watanabe, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Gregory M. Erickson.

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