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BioNotes, 15-03-16


March 16 through March 20, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 11:15 am, 1003 CSL—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR AND CASPAR LECTURE, "Computer-aided drug discovery," Dr. Andrew McCammon, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, CA. Host: Dr. Peter G. Fajer. NOTE special location for this seminar.

Tuesday, March 17, 1:30 pm, Student Life Cinema—, "Seeing the impossible: an afternoon with Nobel Prize winner Eric Betzig and Harald Hess." Presentation geared to undergraduates from 1:30-2:15p.m.; science professionals from 3:00-4:30 p.m. This free event is presented by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Visit nationalmaglab.org for details.

Wednesday, March 18, 12:30 pm, Dirac Science Library main floor—GWIS CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP, "Writing cover letters for academia and industry." Graduate Women in Science in partnership with the FSU Career Center will host a presentation on how to write successful cover letters for positions in academia and industry, and 'research interest' statements for students who will soon be pursuing a postdoctoral fellowship, comparing and contrasting the different circumstances.

Thursday, March 19, 1:15 pm, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Lignin-related MYB gene in Eucalyptus grandis and Populus deltoides ," Dr. Oghenekome U. Onokpise and Ms. Angel Forde, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL.

Thursday, March 19, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Stem cells, cell fate specification, and reprogramming in plants," Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. George Bates.

Thursday, March 19, 4:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Conflict of interest in the pharmaceutical industry," Dr. Carl Elliot, Center for Bioethics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School. Host: Dr. Gail R. Bellamy, Department of Behavioral Science and Social Medicine, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Friday, March 20, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Correlated call type evolution in the upland chorus frog, Pseudacris feriarum," Hannah Ralicki, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Emily Lemmon.

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