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BioNotes, 13-02-25


February 25 through March 1, 2013

Monday, February 25, 1:15 pm, 327 OSB—EARTH, OCEAN AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE SEMINAR, "New optical sensor materials and applications," Dr. Ingo Klimant, Graz University of Technology, Austria. Host: Dr. Markus Huettel.

Tuesday, February 26, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Profiling microRNAs in multi drug resistant cancer cell lines," Dr. Diego Zorio, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU.

Tuesday, February 26, 4:00 pm, 1400 COM—FOWLER SEMINARS, "The network effect: integrative systems approaches to modeling biological processes," Dr. John Quackenbush, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts. Host: Dr. David Houle.

Wednesday, February 27, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Kallikrein-related peptidase 6 as a biomarker of traumatic brain injury in rat," Helen Phipps, Department of Biomedical Sciences, FSU.

Thursday, February 28, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Lotus japonicus ARPC1 is required for rhizobial infection.," Hajeewaka Mendis, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, February 28, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Are glass sponges ‘cells without borders’? The role of ‘cost’ in the evolution of multicellularity, syncytia and neuroid conduction," Dr. Sally P. Leys, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Host: Dr. Janie L. Wulff.

Friday, March 1, 9:00 am, Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Reading Room—SYMPOSIUM "Silent Spring" after 50 years," For additional information, please contact Sarah Buck Kachaluba, at or at 645-2600.

Friday, March 1, 1:00 pm, 327 OSB—BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR, "Zooplankton of the Galapagos Islands: distribution and community structure in coastal waters / colonization and speciation in the anchialine system ," Diego Figueroa, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, FSU.

Friday, March 1, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Hold the dirt: sponges are sensitive suspension feeders," Dr. Sally P. Leys, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Host: Dr. Janie L. Wulff.

Friday, March 1, 4:00 pm, D201 PDA—JAMES C. SMITH LECTURE, "Gut-brain nutrient signaling: appetition vs. satiation.," Dr. Anthony Sclafani, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, New York.

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