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BioNotes, 17-03-27


March 27 through March 31, 2017

Monday, March 27, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—HONORS THESIS DEFENSE, "UASt-GAL4 System: determining why it fails to function in germline cells," Henry Moreno, Biological Science Honors Student. Advisor: Dr. Wu-min Deng.

Tuesday, March 28, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Opening windows into the cell: revealing the molecular architecture of the nuclear periphery," Dr. Elizabeth Villa, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, CA. Host: Dr. Kenneth Taylor, Program in Molecular Biophysics and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Wednesday, March 29, 12:00 pm, 1302 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Discovery of antifibrotic drugs: unique target and methods," Dr. Branko Stefanovic, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University.

Thursday, March 30, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Facilitated exploitation of pollination mutualisms: fitness consequences for plants: a discussion of Richman et al., 2017. J Ecology, 105, 188-196," James Preston, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, March 30, 11:00 am, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Incubation of drug craving after prolonged voluntary abstinence: behavior and circuit mechanisms," Dr. Yavin Shaham, Branch Chief, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD. Host: Dolly Al Koborssy, Program in Neuroscience, Florida State Uuniversity.

Thursday, March 30, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Ecological consequences of mutualisms under a changing climate: small fungi with big impacts," Dr. Jennifer A. Rudgers, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, March 30, 5:00 pm, Dirac Science Library Lobby—3RD ANNUAL ART IN STEM EXHIBITION, Opening Night. Reception followed by award ceremony. Sponsored by Graduate Women in Science (GWIS).

Thursday, March 30, 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—TRIBETA NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY COLLOQUIUM, "Faculty panel: Life as a research faculty member." Panelists: Drs. Janie Wulff, Scott Burgess, Nora Underwood, Ken Taylor, David Gilbert, and Hong-Guo Yu, all Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University. Host: Ms. Mary Vargas, TriBeta President.

Friday, March 31, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Evolution of material properties of mineralized dental tissues," David Kay, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Gregory M. Erickson, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

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