Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 2018-03-05

BioNotes

March 5 through March 9, 2018


Monday, March 5 – Monday, March 5, 10:15 am – 10:15 am, 2057 KIN—5TH ANNUAL POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR ORAL PRESENTATION DAY Opening remarks by Kathryn Jones, Postdoctoral Coordinator, Biological Science; Presentations by Zach Culumber (Travis and Hughes labs); Blake Jones (Duval lab);David McNutt (Underwood lab); Jacqueline Sztepanacz (Houle lab); Carl Whittington; Aubrey Kusi-Appiah (Lenhert lab); Marta Sena Velez (Jones lab); Anil Mathew Thrappel (Tang lab); Haiyang Xu (Feng lab). Presentation of award from VWR, Joseph Su. All are welcome, grad students especially encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, March 6 – Tuesday, March 6, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Understanding the neuronal cellular membrane disruption induced by the early-stage aggregation of beta-amyloid peptides," Dr. Wei Qiang, Assistant Professor of Biophysical Chemistry, Binghampton University, SUNY. Host: Dr. Yan-Yan Hu, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Wednesday, March 7 – Wednesday, March 7, 10:00 am – 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Genome editing of the disease locus D4Z4 as a means to ameliorate gene misregulation in Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy," Sunny Das, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Brian P. Chadwick.

Wednesday, March 7 – Wednesday, March 7, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Schizophrenia as a disorder of receptor trafficking," Dr. James H. Meador-Woodruff, Drummond Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. Host: Dr. Jeffrey Joyce, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University.

Thursday, March 8 – Thursday, March 8, 9:00 am – 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—FSUCML FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, TBA, Dr. Brent B. Hughes, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC . There will also be a graduate student lunch with the candidate, 12-1 p.m. Friday, March 9. RSVP to Dr. Sophie McCoy and Tianna Forbes to join the lunch. Contact Dr. Sandra Brooke to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Thursday, March 8 – Thursday, March 8, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "A systems biology approach to maize/sea grass nucleosome study," Juan Reza, Bass Lab, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, March 8 – Thursday, March 8, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Genetic control of growth and regeneration," Dr. Iswar Hariharan, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Host: Sarayu Row, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.


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