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BioNotes, 13-01-28


January 28 through February 1, 2013

Monday, January 28, 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Red and arctic fox predation on colonial nesting seabirds in a changing climate on Alaska's Bering Sea islands," Dr. David R. Klein, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK . Dr. Klein will be available for appointments with faculty and graduate students before 3:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Please contact Dr. Frances C. James for appointments.

Tuesday, January 29, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Human pluripotent stem cell therapies: from research to manufacturing," Dr. Yan Li, College of Engineering, FSU.

Wednesday, January 30, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Neurotrophins: trafficking, signaling and functions.," Dr. Rejji Kuruvilla, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Host: Dr. Hussam Jourdi.

Thursday, January 31, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Chromatin remodeling and skotomorphogenesis in arabidopsis," Dr. Karen M. McGinnis, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, January 31, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD): a disease of repeat-mediated epigenetic repression.," Dr. Stephen Tapscott, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington. Host: Dr. Brian P. Chadwick.

Friday, February 1, 1:00 pm, 327 OSB—BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR, "Love and Jealousy in sea urchins: sexual selection and the evolution of gamete recognition proteins," Dr. Don R. Levitan, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Friday, February 1, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Why are there so many muroid rodent species? Inferring diversification patterns in the most successful radiation of mammals," Dr. John Schenk, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

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