FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 12-04-23


April 23 through April 27, 2012

Monday, April 23, 11:15 am, B210 MAG—NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SEMINAR, "Dynamics characterization of polymeric membrane materials and study of molecular interfaces between membrane-acting peptides and lipids," Dr. Sungsool Wi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.

Monday, April 23, 2:00 pm, 1302 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "The flow of conformational information as seen by protein dynamics by NMR," Dr. Fabio Almeida, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Tuesday, April 24, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, STUDENT PRESENTATIONS, "Novel mercaptosulfonamide metalloproteinase inhibitors targeting prostate cancer and cerebral and cardiovascular diseases," Manuel Constantino, and "Metabolism studies of human mesenchymal stem cells," Nathalie Munoz.

Wednesday, April 25, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Forkhead (Fox) transcription factors open a new dimension in understanding the epigenetic control of replication origins in S. cerevisiae," Dr. Oscar M. Aparicio, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Host: Dr. Michelle N. Arbeitman.

Wednesday, April 25, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—THESIS DEFENSE, "Investigation of erect branching sponge filter feeding ecology on Caribbean coral reefs," Anna Strimaitis, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Janie L. Wulff.

Wednesday, April 25, 7:00 pm, IMAX Theater, Challenger Learning Center, Kleman Plaza, Tallahassee—TALLAHASSEE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY PUBLIC LECTURE, "My life as a turkey: one man's study of nature and nurture in the wilds of Sopchoppy," Joe Hutto, naturalist, ethologist, and author, Lander, Wyoming. TSS members, $6.00; nonmembers, $12. For more information, visit the Tallahassee Scientific Society webpage, http://www.tallysci.org/Events.html.

Thursday, April 26, 12:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Bridging the gap between life sciences academic research, philanthropic support, and venture capital," Dr. Manuel López-Figueroa, Bay City Capial, LLC, San Francisco, California. Host: Dr. Mohamed Kabbaj.

Thursday, April 26, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, None scheduled..

Thursday, April 26, 7:30 pm, 918 Railroad Avenue, Tallahassee—APALACHEE AUDUBON SOCIETY LECTURE, "Protecting fish populations in the Gulf ," Sharon McBreen, Pew Environment Group's Gulf of Mexico Fish Conservation Campaign. Social hour begins at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, April 27, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "How do consumer responses to resource density affect mechanisms of competitive coexistence?," Nick Kortessis, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Charlotte T. Lee.

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