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BioNotes, 14-11-03


November 3 through November 7, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2:00 pm, 112 KLB—MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS STUDENT DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Novel insights into the mechanisms involved in the formation of COPII-coated vesicles," Hanaa Hariri, Program in Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Scott Stagg.

Tuesday, November 4, 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—THESIS DEFENSE, "Quantifying spatial patterns of gene expression," David Aponte, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr.David Houle.

Tuesday, November 4, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Understanding enzymes: conformation coupled catalysis," Dr. Gordon G. Hammes, Distinguished Service Professor of Biochemistry, Emeritus, Duke University. Host: Dr. Huan-Xiang Zhou.

Tuesday, November 4, 3:00 pm, 1306 COM—MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS STUDENT DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Symmetry and simplicity in protein evolution and design," Liam Longo, Program in Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Michael Blaber.

Wednesday, November 5, 12:00 pm, 1302 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "Regulation of herpesviral gene expression by host cell chromatin-modifying proteins," Dr. Sankar Swaminathan, Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Host: Dr. David Meckes.

Wednesday, November 5, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "The two faces of stress: from neuronal responses to cognitive behaviors," Dr. Zhen Yan, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo. NY.

Wednesday, November 5, 5:30 pm, Askew Student Life Center Theater—5+2 DAYS OF OPENING MINDS, "Across the universe: tales of mystery and imagination from the fascinating world of modern physics," Dr. Mark Riley, Department of Physics, FSU. Host: 5+2 Days of Opening Minds seminar series, GEOSET Studios and FSU Chemistry.

Thursday, November 6, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, TBA, Sean Jackson, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, November 6, 3:30 pm, 207 BIO—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FACULTY MEETING.

Friday, November 7, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Are rebounding green sea turtles in Bermuda causing collapse of seagrass meadows?," Dr.James W. Fourqurean, Department of Biological Sciences and Southeast Environmental Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, FL. Host: Dr. Thomas E. Miller.

Saturday, November 8, 8:30 am, Leysieffer Seminar Room, Aeropropulsion, Mechatronics and Energy (AME) Building, 2003 Levy Ave.—MATERIALS THEORY AND SIMULATION WORKSHOP A forum to foster cross-campus collaborations related to materials modeling and simulation. Lunch will be provided; registration required. For more information, visit the event page on Facebook, or contact Sachin Shanbhag or Chen Huang.

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