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BioNotes, 12-10-08


October 8 through October 12, 2012

Monday, October 8, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING SEMINAR, "The two-bodied career." Drs. Nora Underwood and Brian Inouye and Drs. Debra Ann Fadool and James M. Fadool, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. John Malone. Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, October 9, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Structure and replication of dengue virus," Dr. Richard J. Kuhn, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Host: Dr. Hengli Tang.

Wednesday, October 10, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Birth and death of histone mRNAs: life without a polyA tail," Dr. William Marzluff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Host: Dr. Myra M. Hurt.

Thursday, October 11, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Who are the plants? A discussion of Cyanophora paradoxa genome elucidates origin of photosynthesis in algae and plants (discussionof Price et al., 2012, Science 335:843-847)," Dr. George W. Bates, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, October 11, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Thinking inside the box: community-level consequences of stage-structured interactions," Dr. Volker Rudolf, Rice University, Houston, Texas. Host: Dr. Thomas E. Miller.

Thursday, October 11, 4:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, Medical Student Research Fellowship Presentations. "Short term medical mission trips and their impact on the health related quality of life in Los Cedros, Nicaragua," Laura E. Irastorza, Van Durme lab; "Implementing a navigable, smartphone AED locator at Florida State University," Ryan J. Berger, Clark lab; Predictive value of Quix’s test in the identification of selective canal involvement in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo—pre- and postintervention," Jonathan P. Salud, Maitland lab; "Amyloid-beta plaque detection in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease," Anushi Patel, Olcese lab, FSU College of Medicine.

Thursday, October 11, 7:30 pm, 1024 KIN—TRIBETA NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY COLLOQUIUM, "The amazing fire ant," Dr. Walter R. Tschinkel, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool. Cohost: Jordan T. Johnson.

Friday, October 12, 1:00 pm, 1003 CSL—THALASSIC SOCIETY/ELISE B. NEWELL SEMINAR, "Status and trends of the landscape-scale mercury problem in south Florida and the Everglades," Dr. Darren Rumbold, Florida Gulf Coast Universtiy.

Friday, October 12, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The influence of cannibalism and size structure on the dynamics of communities," Dr. Volker Rudolf, Rice University, Houston, Texas. Host: Dr. Thomas E. Miller.

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