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BioNotes, 15-04-13


April 13 through April 17, 2015

Monday, April 13, 1:30 pm, 112 KLB—MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Human mesenchymal stem cells metabolism under different environmental conditions," Nathalie Munoz, Program in Molecular Biophysics. Advisor: Dr. Timothy M. Logan.

Monday, April 13, 2:30 pm, 104 CAR—GEOLOGY DISSSERTATION DEFENSE, "Mercury isotope composition of fish, including gag grouper (Mycteroperca microlepis) and red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) as constraints of mercury cycling in the northern Gulf of Mexico," Virginia Eller, Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Vincent J. M. Salters.

Tuesday, April 14, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Effective communication for translational science and technology transfer," Dr. Daniel Adamek. Host: MOB Program. Dr. Adamek is a 2001 MOB graduate and the annual Kasha Award Speaker.

Tuesday, April 14, 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Hematopoietic stem cell expansion and mobilization by SHIP (SH2 domain-containing inositol 5'-phosphatase) inhibition (SHIPi)," Dr. Robert "Robby" Brooks, Ph.D. Candidate at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY. Host: Dr. David M. Gilbert. Brooks is a candidate for a postdoctoral researcher position in the Gilbert lab.

Wednesday, April 15, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "Cohesin and its loading factor NIPBL: chromatin regulation and human disease," Dr. Kyoko Yokimori, Department of Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine. Host: Dr. Akash Gunjan.

Wednesday, April 15, 1:00 pm, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Importance of molecular weight and succinylation of the bacterial exopolysaccharide succinoglycan for the symbiosis of Sinorhizobium meliloti in the host plant Medicago truncatula," Hajeewaka Mendis, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Kathryn Jones.

Wednesday, April 15, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Vasopressin and oxytocin in social brain development," Dr. Elizabeth Hammock, Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University.

Wednesday, April 15, 3:30 pm, 499 DSL—SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING SEMINAR, "Increasing throughput for tree of life data collection provides opportunities for novel algorithm development," Dr. Alan R. Lemmon, Department of Scientfic Computing, Florida State University.

Thursday, April 16, 1:15 pm, —PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, None scheduled.

Thursday, April 16, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Flower primordium initiation in Arabidopsis," Dr. Doris Wagner, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Host: Dr. Karen McGinnis.

Friday, April 17, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Exploring genome-wide phylogenetic information," Dr. Jeremy M. Brown, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Host: Dr. Emily C. Lemmon.

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