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BioNotes, 13-03-18


March 18 through March 22, 2013

Monday, March 18, 4:00 pm, 1003 CSL—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Biophysical studies of virus particles and their maturation: insights into elegantly programmed nano machines," Dr. John E. Johnson, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California.

Tuesday, March 19, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR "In search of glucokinase-activating biomolecules", Joseph Bowler, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, FSU, and "Free energy simulation of large protein conformation changes based on end-state structures", Xubin Li, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, FSU.

Wednesday, March 20, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Investigating the relationships between global change and a range shift response," Elise Gornish, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Thomas E. Miller.

Wednesday, March 20, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Modeling inherited cardiomyopathy in mice," Dr. Jose Renato Pinto, College of Medicine, FSU.

Wednesday, March 20, 12:00 pm, B233 PDB—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Alzheimer's disease really stinks-or does it? Amyloid-beta and olfactory function," Dr. Donald Wilson, Nathan S. Kline Institute, Orangeburg, New York. This is a teleconference seminar.

Thursday, March 21, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Climate change adaptation for species and ecosystems--what we could do and what we should do," Dr. Jessica J. Hellman, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.

Thursday, March 21, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Cell-type specific role of gibberellic acids in root growth," Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, March 21, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "The 21st century problem of circadian modulation of memory: answers from Aplysia," Dr. Lisa Lyons, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Nora Underwood.

Friday, March 22, 1:00 pm, 327 OSB—BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR, "Mechanisms and consequences of sediment-water exchange in the shallow shelf," Dr. Markus Huettel, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, FSU.

Friday, March 22, 3:35 pm, 204 Lov—MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM, "Game-theoretical models of stealing behavior," Dr. Jan Rychtář , University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Friday, March 22, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The influence of demand, demography and death on labor allocation in the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius)," Christina Kwapich, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Walter R. Tschinkel.

Friday, March 22, 6:30 pm, 1400 COM—RUSHTON LECTURE, "Inventing and using new photochemical tools for controlling neurons with light," Dr. Richard H. Kramer. Host: FSU Program in Neuroscience. Poster session and reception will start at 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 23, 8:30 am, A211 PDB—RUSHTON LECTURE Host: FSU Program in Neuroscience. This is an all day event. Rushton 2013 brochure

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