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BioNotes, 16-01-25


January 25 through January 29, 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Insight into muscle function from high resolution structure of relaxed thick filament from insect flight muscle," Zhongjun Hu, Biophysics. Host: Dr. Kenneth A. Taylor, Department of Biological Science.

Wednesday, January 27, 3:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR, "3D organization of the genome and gene expression control," Dr. Peter Fraser, Head of the Nuclear Dynamics Programme, Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK. Host: Dr. David M. Gilbert, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Dr. Fraser is a candidate for the Frank and Yolande Fowler Endowed Chair in Biological Science. There will be a grad student/post-doc lunch with Dr. Fraser 11:45-1:15PM on Wednesday, the 27th; contact the organizer, Lauren Cole for more information.

Wednesday, January 27, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Myelin-laden microphage: the true villain behind spinal cord injury," Dr. Yi Ren, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University.

Thursday, January 28, 9:30 am, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Iron-dependent callose deposition adjusts root meristem maintenance to phosphate availability: a discussion of Muller et al., 2015, Developmental Cell 33:216-230 ," Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, January 28, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Different immune evasion mechanisms in breast cancer," Mayassa B. Dargham, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Host: Dr. Qing Xiang Amy Sang, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Thursday, January 28, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM , "Elephant vs. fly: which one is more prone to cancer?," Dr. Lei Zhou, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Host: Allison Jevitt. Note change of speaker and host-- previous speaker cancelled.

Friday, January 29, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Sensitivity of marine phytoplankton to climate change – physiological mechanisms and biogeochemical implications," Dr. Sven Kranz, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Scott Burgess.

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