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BioNotes, 14-09-29


September 29 through October 3, 2014

Monday, September 29, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FOWLER SEMINAR, Variation and evolution of gene regulatory networks, Dr. Sergey Nuzhdin, Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Host: Dr. Kimberley A. Hughes.

Tuesday, September 30, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Application of mass spectrometry in biological research," Dr. Huan He, National high Magnetic field Laboratory, Florida State University.

Wednesday, October 1, 12:00 pm, 1302 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "Novel nanoparticles for delivery to lung cancer," Dr. Manip Singh Sachdeva, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Host: Dr. Akash Gunjan.

Wednesday, October 1, 12:00 pm, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory Auditorium—FSU CML LUNCH BUNCH, "An introduction to Strepsiptera: a twisted bunch of parasites," Marisano James, Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Davis.. Donations of nonperishable food for Second Harvest of the Big Bend are encouraged.

Wednesday, October 1, 5:30 pm, Askew Student Life Center Theater—5+2 DAYS OF OPENING MINDS, "Créativité sans frontières," Sir Harold Kroto, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU. Host: 5+2 Days of Opening Minds seminar series, GEOSET Studios and FSU Chemistry.

Thursday, October 2, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Adjustment of host cells for accommodation of symbiotic bacteria: vacuole defunctionalization, HOPS suppression, and TIP1g retargeting in Medicago: a discussion of Gavrin et al., 2014. The Plant Cell tpc.114.128736. [Epub ahead of print]," Dr. Kathyrn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, October 2, 12:30 pm, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "The influence of demography, development and death on seasonal labor allocation in the Florida Harvester Ant (Pogonomyrmex badius)," Christina Kwapich, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Walter Tschinkel.

Thursday, October 2, 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FACULTY MEETING.

Friday, October 3, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Sexual selection in complex environments," Dr. Christine Miller, Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville. Host: Dr. David Houle.

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