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Department of Biological Science

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BioNotes, 16-03-28


March 28 through April 1, 2016

Monday, March 28, 10:00 am, 307 BIO—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Lipid multilayer microarrays for dose dependent in vitro liposomal drug delivery and screening," Aubrey Kusi-Appiah, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Steven Lenhert.

Tuesday, March 29, 10:00 am, Oglesby Union Ballroom, FSU—16TH ANNUAL UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM Hosted by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement (CRE), the Symposium is an annual showcase for over 300 undergraduate student researchers from across campus to present their work to the university community. Undergraduates: Come get inspired by your classmates and learn about how to get started in research, how to get funding to conduct your own research, and how to find opportunities to present and publish! Learn more about the event and presenters by going to http://cre.fsu.edu/Events/Undergraduate-Research-Symposium or https://www.facebook.com/events/541554872691943/

Tuesday, March 29, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "How changes in the structure and dynamics of protein complexes propagates signals in bacterial chemotaxis," Dr. Brian Crane, Department of Chemistry and Chemical biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Host: Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe.

Wednesday, March 30, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "X-linked dystonia Parkinsonism," Dr. Christopher Bragg, Massachussetts General Hospital Department of Neurology and Center for X-Linked Dystonia Parkinsonism; Harvard University Stem Cell Institute, Boston, MA.. Hosts: Dr. Pradeep Bhide and Dr. Dierdre McCarthy, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University.

Thursday, March 31, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Core promoters, TSS selection and gene expression in maize: a discussion of Meija-Guerra et. al, 2015, The Plant Cell, Vol. 27: 3309–332," Dr. Karen M. McGinnis, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, March 31, 10:30 am, 2057 KIN—THESIS DEFENSE, "Discard mortality of deep sea bycatch species," Brendan Talwar, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. R. Dean Grubbs.

Friday, April 1, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Morphology and performance of regenerated chelae in the Florida stone crab (Menippe spp.)," Zach Boudreau, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, and Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory. Host: Dr. Don R. Levitan.

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