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BioNotes, 14-03-24


March 24 through March 28, 2014

Monday, March 24, 8:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "The maintenance of polymorphism by behavioral and genomic plasticity in mate preference," Ilana Janowitz, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes.

Tuesday, March 25, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Exploring long-timescale protein dynamics towards protein function prediction," Xubin Li, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU. Major professor: Dr. Wei Yang.

Tuesday, March 25, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Understanding the self-assembly of nanoparticle-protein/peptide conjugates, and their use in the cytosolic delivery of QDs and Au nanocrystals," Anshika Kapur, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU. Major professor: Hedi Mattoussi.

Tuesday, March 25, 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE/NEUROSCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR , "Generating neural diversity in the Drosophila medulla," Dr. Xin Li, New York University. Host: Dr. James M. Fadool. Dr. Li is a job candidate for the Brain Health & Disease Initiative. She will also provide a chalk talk of future research plans on March 26 at 10:00a.m. in 2057 KIN.

Wednesday, March 26, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , TBA, Dr. Ioanna Armata, College of Medicine, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Pradeep Bhide.

Wednesday, March 26, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—RUSHTON LECTURE, "Maternal control over brain activity in developing infant amygdala," Regina Sullivan, Ph. D., Emotional Brain Institute, Nathan S. Kline Institute and New York University, and Langone Medical Center. Host: Dr. Michael Meredith. Refreshments will be served at 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 27, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "A protective cage for viral genomes or an iron catch-and-release machine?," Dr. Alasdair Steven, Laboratory of Structural biology Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Host: Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe.

Friday, March 28, 3:30 pm, CAR 103—EOAS SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Insights from stable-isotope studies of mm-scale animals," Dr. Gritta Veit-K√∂hler, German Centre for Marine Biodiversity Research Senckenberg Institute Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Host: Dr. David Thistle. Note change of time and location

Friday, March 28, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Sex, predators, a touch of risk, and a dash of brains: phenotypic plasticity in a self-fertilizing vertebrate," Dr. Ryan L. Earley, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama,. Hosts: Brittany Kraft and Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes

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