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BioNotes, 2018-04-16

BioNotes

April 16 through April 20, 2018


Monday, April 16 – Monday, April 16, 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Elucidating a mechanism for Hepatitis C virus induced steatosis and identification of anti-viral compounds for treating Zia virus infection," Emily Lee, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Hengli Tang.

Wednesday, April 18 – Wednesday, April 18, 9:00 am – 9:00 am, 1301 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Sex differences in the effects of low-dose ketamine in rats: a behavioral, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic ananlysis," Samantha Saland, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Mohammed Kabbaj.

Wednesday, April 18 – Wednesday, April 18, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Patenting innovations in the biomedical sciences," Glenn P. Ladwig, Registered Patent Attorney, board certified in Intellectual Property Law by the Florida Bar; Partner, Saliwanchik, Lloyd, and Eisenschank. Host: Dr. Yi Zhou, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Thursday, April 19 – Thursday, April 19, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Analytical and pharmacological challenges in cannabis research," Katherine Easterling, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Discussion of a special issue of Plant Medica and: Jikomes, Nick, and Michael Zoorob, The Cannabinoid Content of Legal Cannabis in Washington State Varies Systematically Across Testing Facilities and Popular Consumer Products. Scientific reports 8.1 (2018): 4519.

Thursday, April 19 – Thursday, April 19, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Stem cell-derived tissue culture models for viral infection," Dr. Hengli Tang, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, April 20 – Friday, April 20, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, —GWIS WOMEN IN STEM SEMINAR SERIES Featuring 10-minute talks from graduate students across all STEM fields, lunchtime poster session, a panel of scientists from different disciplines and career fields, and concluding keynote speaker. Now accepting graduate student abstracts; submission deadline is March 26th. Abstract submission: http://bit.ly/2HVollB More information: http://bit.ly/2oRqlCZ

Friday, April 20 – Friday, April 20, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, Constraining the links between extinction events, ocean (de)oxygenation and volcanism, Jeremy Owens. Host: Dr. Janie Wulff, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, April 20 – Friday, April 20, 5:15 pm – 5:15 pm, 2057 KIN—TCGA TALK, "Chromosomes of Cannabaceae," Katherine Easterling, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: The Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Student Association (TCGA), Florida State University.

Saturday, April 21 – Saturday, April 21, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory —6TH BIENNIAL FSUCML WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR BOAT REGATTA, "CANCELLED." Get recycled materials, build a boat and race it -- or just watch the fun! Visit the website for information about rules, registration and prizes in categories such as "most creative use of materials" or "most spectacular failure." Contact Durene Gilbert (degilbert@fsu.edu, 850-697-4095) with questions.


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