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BioNotes, 13-09-09


September 9 through September 13, 2013

Monday, September 9, 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING WORKSHOP, "Congratulations, you got the job. Now, how are you going to run a lab?," Dr. David Houle, Department of Biolocial Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool.

Monday, September 9, 4:30 pm, 2057 KIN—PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DISCUSSION, "How to be a good graduate student: student perspective." Discussion leaders: Abigail Pastore, David McNutt, Megan Jones, Dept. of Biological Science, FSU. Open to anyone interested. For information contact: Dr. David Houle

Tuesday, September 10, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, Impact of cancer mutations on protein binding and activity, Dr. Anna Panchenko, National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, Maryland. Host: Dr. Peter G. Fajer.

Wednesday, September 11, 12:00 pm, 223B PDB—UF CENTER FOR SMELL AND TASTE SEMINAR SERIES VIA TELECOMMUNICATION TO FSU, "Odor coding/memory, Drosophila," Dr. Glenn C. Turner, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Host: Dr. Alan C. Spector.

Wednesday, September 11, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Fine mapping genomic organization during adenocarcinoma progression," Dr. Jonathan H. Dennis, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, September 12, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Plant TOR controls gene expression in mRNAs with small upstream open reading frames, uORFs: a discussion of findings from Schepetilnikov et al., EMBO Journal (2013) 32:1087 ," Dr. Hank W. Bass, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, September 12, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Innate sensing of herpesviruses in the nucleus and consequences," Dr. Bala Chandran, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois.

Thursday, September 12, 4:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Remaking the Social Contract with Healthcare Providers," Philip K. Howard, J.D., Partner, Covington & Burling, LLP; author of The Death of Common Sense. Host: Marshall Kapp, J.D., M.P.H..

Thursday, September 12, 7:00 pm, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory Auditorium, St. Teresa, Florida—COASTAL AND MARINE CONSERVATION LECTURE, "New frontiers in marine science: discovering the secret lives of deep-water sharks," Dr. Chip Cotton, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory. Refreshments will be provided. Please bring a nonperishable food item to donate to Second Harvest of the Big Bend.

Friday, September 13, 11:00 am, 113A FAMU/FSU College of Engineering—CHEMICAL & BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES, "Steps towards translation of stem cell therapy for stroke and relevant CNS disorders: from lab to clinic," Dr. Cesar V. Borlongan, Department of Neurosurgey & Brain Repair, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL . Host: Dr. Samuel C. Grant.

Friday, September 13, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Payoffs and tradeoffs: pleiotropic effects in two evolving virus populations," Dr. Lindsey Willett-McGee, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Darin R. Rokyta.

Saturday, September 14, 9:00 am, Aero-propoulsion, Mechantronics & Energy Building Auditorium, 2003 Levy Ave—IEEE MEMBERSHIP/STUDENT PROFESSIONAL AWARENESS CONFERENCE The Tallahassee Area Section of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) cordially invites all interested participants to a Membership Professional Awareness Conference/Student Professional Awareness Conference (MPAC/S-PAC), a student-organized conference on professional development topics. Cost $5-$15. RSVP. Contact IEEE Tallahassee Chair Dr. Samuel C. Grant.

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