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BioNotes, 14-04-14


April 14 through April 18, 2014

Monday, April 14, 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING WORKSHOP, "Handling difficult mentor-fellow relationships successfully," Dr. Karen M. McGinnis. Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool.

Monday, April 14, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "ARTD10-dependent mono-ADP-ribosylation, a novel post-translational modification controlling cellular signaling," Dr. Berhard L├╝scher, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany. Host: Dr. Myra Hurt.

Tuesday, April 15, 8:00 am, KIN atrium—, "Developmental Biology Student Poster Competition." Host: Dr. David M. Gilbert. All are invited to view posters and assist in judging the posters; scores will contribute to student presenters' grades. Contact Dr. Gilbert or teaching assistant Klyle Klein for more information.

Tuesday, April 15, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, Antibody and protein engineering: developing therapeutics, Dr. Randal Ketchem, Amgen Biotechnology Inc., Seattle WA. Dr. Ketchem is a 1995 Molecular Biophysics graduate, and 1996 winner of the Kasha Award.

Tuesday, April 15, 3:30 pm, KIN 1024—FOWLER SEMINAR, "Whither centrioles? A chemical biology approach to centriole function in mammals," Dr. Karen Oegema, Biomedical Sciences, University of California, San Diego. Host: Dr. Brian P. Chadwick.

Wednesday, April 16, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Imidazoline I2 receptor agonists as a novel class of analgesics," Dr. Xun-Ju Li, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, State University of New York, Buffalo. There will also a be a graduate student (and undergraduate and postdoc) lunch and discussion with Dr. Li on Thursday, April 17, in PDA204 from 12:30-1:30p.m.

Thursday, April 17, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Nuclear shape and dynamics in plant cells: a discussion of Tamura et al. (2013) Current Biology 23, 1776-1781 ," Hardeep Gumber, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, April 17, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Host invasion and intracellular survival of nitrogen-fixing rhizobial symbionts of legume plants," Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Betty Jean Gaffney.

Friday, April 18, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Contemporary co-evolution of sea urchin sperm and egg recognition proteins in response to changes in population density," Dr. Don R. Levitan. Note: New speaker.

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