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BioNotes, 17-03-06


March 6 through March 10, 2017

Monday, March 6, 10:15 am, 2057 KIN—4TH ANNUAL POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR ORAL PRESENTATION DAY Opening remarks by Debra Fadool, Director of Postdoctoral Affairs, closing presentation of award from VWR by Gustavo Galdo. Presentations by:
Dale Bosco (Ren lab), "Myelin debris indices bone-marrow-derived macrophage migration: roles in spinal cord injury;"
Erminia Fardone (D.Fadool lab), "Diet-induced obesity disturbs the neuronal activity in the olfactory bulb;"
Meenakshi Agarwal (Yu lab), "To elucidate the role of Kar1, a half bridge component, in meiosis;"
Mailin Sotolongo Lopez (J.Fadool lab), "Photoreceptors as a doughnut: syntaxin binding protein 1b is essential for photoreceptor morphogenesis and survival;"
Marta Sena Velez (Jones lab), "Strategies for isolation of bacteriophages attacking the citrus greening/huanglongbing disease bacterium;"
Claire Marchal (Gilbert lab), "Investigating the DNA replication, transcription, and 3D chromatin structures inter-regulations;"
Troy Lowry (Lenhert lab), "Characterization of membrane remodeling events using lipid nanotechnology;"
Catalina Cuellar-Gempeler (Miller lab), "Multiple colonist pool and habitat filters shape fiddler crab-associated microbial communities."

Tuesday, March 7, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Regulating contraction through myosin and myosin binding protein C," Dr. Roger Craig, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Massachussetts Medical School, North Worcester, MA. Host: Dr. Peter G. Fajer, Program in Molecular Biophysics and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, March 9, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Arabidopsis Pol IV and V are required to establish H3K9 methylation on geminivirus chromatin," Lauren Schulte, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, March 9, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Virology meets proteomics: delineating cellular host defense mechanisms against viral infection," Dr. Ileana Cristea, Professor, Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Host: Dr. Fanxiu Zhu, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, March 10, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The biomechanical evolution of mammalian prismatic enamel: inspiration for biomimetic ceramics," Stephen Kuhn-Hendricks, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Gregory M. Erickson, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

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