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BioNotes, 15-01-19


January 19 through January 23, 2015

Monday, January 19, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—NEUROSCIENCE / BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Applying protein interaction network analysis to autism," Dr. Stephen A. Smith, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN. Dr. Smith is a candidate for a Brain Initiative faculty position.

Tuesday, January 20, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Structure-elucidation by ion mobility spectrometry: from amyloid self-assembly to chemotaxis," Dr. Christian Bleiholder, Department of Chemistry and Biochemisty, Florida State University.

Tuesday, January 20, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, Novel epigenetic mechanisms of cocaine action in depression in mouse nucleus accumbens, Dr. Jian Feng, Neuroscience Department, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, NY. Host: Dr. Michael Meredith, Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biological Science. Dr. Feng is a candidate for a Brain Initiative faculty position. He will also present an informal 'chalk talk' on current research at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Jan 21 in 2057 KIN. Those interested in meeting with Dr. Feng during his visit should contact Dr. Meredith.

Wednesday, January 21, 12:00 pm, COM Auditorium—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Excitatory glycine receptors: NMDA receptors in name only," Dr. Gabriela K. Popescu, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York . Host: Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Department of Biomedical Science and Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University.

Thursday, January 22, 11:00 am, PDB A211—NEUROSCIENCE / BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Gene therapy for the restoration of olfactory function," Dr. Jeremy McIntyre, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Florida, Gainesville FL. Dr. McIntyre is a candidate for a Brain Initiative faculty position. He will also give an informal 'chalk talk' on current research at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 23, in 2057 KIN.

Thursday, January 22, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Insights into dynamic biomolecules and drug compounds derived from NMR spectroscopy," Dr. Pieter Smith, Department of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Tel Aviv, Israel. Host: Dr. Huan-Xiang Zhou.

Thursday, January 22, 1:15 pm, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "New developments in sugar transport in plants," Dr. George W. Bates, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, January 22, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "ATP-dependent and independent mechanisms of regulating chromatin structure," Dr. Geeta Narlikar, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco. Host: Brittany Sexton.

Thursday, January 22, 7:00 pm, Unitarian Universalist Church, 2810 North Meridian Road—APALACHEE AUDUBON MONTHLY PROGRAM, "Florida Grasshopper Sparrow: has science failed Florida’s rarest bird?," Jim Cox, Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.

Friday, January 23, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Individual bee foraging in space and time: what it means for plant pollination," Dr. Jane Ogilvie, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Brian Inouye.

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