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BioNotes, 13-04-01


April 1 through April 5, 2013

Tuesday, April 2, 11:00 am, 345 SAN—NUTRITION, FOOD & EXERCISE SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Biotechnology for food safety and quality," Dr. Vivian Chi-Hua Wu, University of Maine, Orono. Host: Dr. Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh .

Tuesday, April 2, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Mesenchymal stem cell metabolism during proliferation and osteogenic differentiation," Nathalie Munoz, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, FSU, and "The role of connecting loop I to the kinetic cooperativity of human glucokinase," Juliana Martinez, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, FSU.

Tuesday, April 2, 4:00 pm, 1400 COM—FOWLER SEMINAR, "Aging, cancer and stem cell research using drosophila as a model system," Dr. Dirk Bohmann, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York. Host: Dr. Wu-Min Deng.

Wednesday, April 3, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "3-D Electron Microscopy — Deciphering structure-function relationships in increasingly complex contexts," Dr. Kenneth A. Taylor, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Yanchang Wang.

Wednesday, April 3, 3:00 pm, 327 OSB—BIOGEOCHEMISTRY/CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR, "Testing the sensitivities of nitrogen fixation: from culture studies to the South Pacific," Dr. Angela N. Knapp, University of Miami, Florida. Host: Dr. William M. Landing. Dr. Knapp is a candidate for a faculty position in Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science.

Thursday, April 4, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Role of plastid ribosomal proteins in plant development (discussion of Romani et al., 2012, The Plant Journal 72:922-934)," Hardeep Gumber, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, April 4, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Introduction of a large class of animal RNAs with regulatory potency — Circular RNAs," Ge Yu, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, FSU, and "Study M2 proton channel function and its structure from full-length protein using solid-state MAS NMR," Yimin Miao, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, FSU.


Friday, April 5, 1:00 pm, 327 OSB—BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR, "Diversity and diversification of reef fauna," Dr. Gustav Paulay, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville.

Friday, April 5, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Population-level consequences of individual-level interactions between plants and herbivores," Dr. Nora Underwood, Department of Biological Science.

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