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BioNotes, 13-03-04


March 4 through March 8, 2013

Monday, March 4, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, TBA, Anna Koslova Wright, Molecular Biophysics, FSU.

Tuesday, March 5, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR "Prebiotic protein design: spying on the origin of life," Liam Longo, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, FSU, and "Structural characterization of a transglycosylase associated protein from Mycobacterium tuberculosis," Dylan Murray, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, FSU.

Tuesday, March 5, 4:00 pm, 1400 COM—FOWLER SEMINAR, "Good dogs with bad genes informing human health," Dr. Elaine A. Ostrander, Head of the Comparative Genetics Research Institute at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Host: Dr. Michael Meredith. The seminar will be followed by a reception from 5 pm to 6 pm in the College of Medicine atrium. The reception is open to all. In addition, there will be lunch for graduate students with Dr. Ostrander at noon on Tuesday, in the sitting area outside KIN 2057. Graduate students please e-mail Janis Schmauch if you would like to join Dr. Ostrander.

Wednesday, March 6, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Haste makes waste: restricting intracellular traffic in Drosophila," Dr. Michael A. Welte, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

Thursday, March 7, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "CHD3 protein recognizes and regulates methylated histone H3 lysines 4 and 27 over a subset of targets in the rice genome (discussion of Hu et al., 2012, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109:5773-5778)," Linda Stroud, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, March 7, 1:00 pm, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Analysis of IgE reactivity to Pru du 6, an 11S globulin from almond nut and identification of both sequential and conformational epitopes," Leanna Willison, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Kenneth H. Roux.

Thursday, March 7, 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FACULTY MEETING.

Thursday, March 7, 7:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Visiting State Road 65 in the spring," Eleanor Dietrich, Florida Native Plant Society, Magnolia Chapter. Social hour begins at 7:00 pm.

Friday, March 8, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Behavioral research using Ethovision software," Willant van Giessen, Noldus Information Technology. This is an all-day meeting open to everyone. Please RSVP to Dr. Lisa C. Lyons or Wilant van Giessen.

Friday, March 8, 1:00 pm, 327 OSB—BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR, "Deepwater horizon discharge: ecological impact in the offshore, a review," Dr. Ian MacDonald, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, FSU.

Friday, March 8, 1:30 pm, A211 PDB—UF/FSU CHEMICAL SENSES CENTER WORKSHOP, "Gene delivery viral vectors: an overview of research and therapeutic potentials," Dr. Sergei Zolotukhin, University of Florida, Gainesville.

Friday, March 8, 2:00 pm, 112 KLB—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Insights into the 3D structure of cilia and flagella by cryo-electron tomography," Dr. Thomas Heuser, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.

Friday, March 8, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Evolutionary dynamics of interacting gamete recognition proteins in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus," Andres Plata Stapper, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Don R. Levitan.

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