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BioNotes, 15-04-20


April 20 through April 24, 2015

Monday, April 20, 10:00 am, 3009 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Early consequences of a high-fructose diet on olfaction," Sebastien Riviere, Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l'Alimentation, Dijon, France. Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool. Reviere is interviewing for a position in the D. Fadool laboratory. All are welcome to attend the talk.

Monday, April 20, 3:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FOWLER SEMINAR, "The role of nuclear organization in controlling programmed recombination events in developing lymphocytes," Dr. Jane Skok, Department of Pathology, New York University School of Medicine and Langone Medical Center, New York, NY. Host: Dr. David M. Gilbert.

Tuesday, April 21, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Policing secretion: vesicle architecture and protein quality control," Dr. Elizabeth Miller, Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY. Host: Dr. Scott Stagg.

Wednesday, April 22, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "Vascular mechnisms underlying orthostatic intolerance and visual impairments induced by spaceflight," Dr. Michael Delp, College of Human Sciences, Florida State University.

Wednesday, April 22, 2:00 pm, 4077 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "Mollecular mechanisms of compensatory cellular hypertrophy," Raul Huapiulla-Perez. Advisor: Dr. Wu-min Deng.

Thursday, April 23, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Core research facilities as drivers of leading edge research: challenges and opportunities," Dr. Claudius Mundoma, Director, Physical Biochemistry Facility, Florida State University.

Thursday, April 23, 1:15 pm, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Plant defense alkaloids: how species-specific feedback regulation avoids self-intoxication: discussion of Heinze et al., Plant Cell 2015 27:448," Katherine Easterling, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, April 23, 1:30 pm, 2057 KIN—HONORS IN THE MAJOR THESIS DEFENSE, "Examining the role of EcR isoforms in the regulation of Cut at the dorsal-ventral boundary of the Drosophila imaginal wing disc," Jamal Bryant. Advisor: Dr. Wu-min Deng.

Thursday, April 23, 7:00 pm, Challenger Learning Center IMAX theater, Kleman Plaza—TALLAHASSEE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY SPRING SPEAKER SERIES, "A 5th anniversary Deepwater Horizons panel discussion." Host: Tallahassee Scientific Society. Panelists: Dr. Eugene Turner, coastal and wetlands biologist, Louisiana State University; Dr. William F. Patterson, Jr., fisheries biologist, University of South Alabama; Dr. Ian Mcdonald, benthic biologist, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University. Host: Tallahassee Scientific Society. Tickets to the presentation are $8 for members, $15 for nonmembers; season discounts available. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., presentation begins at 7:00.

Friday, April 24, 2:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FOWLER SEMINAR, "A hassle a day may keep the doctor away! Beneficial vs. harmful effects of stress on immune Function: from biological mechanisms to translational applications," Dr. Firdaus Dhabhar, Stanford Univeristy School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. Host: Dr. David M. Gilbert.

Saturday, April 25 – Saturday, April 25, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory Auditorium—FSUCML OPEN HOUSE, "Restoring resiliency, protecting our oceans and coastlines." Donations of nonperishable food for Second Harvest of the Big Bend are encouraged.

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