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Lecture Notes

May 6, 2011

EDITORS: This will be the last edition of Lecture Notes for the 2010-2011 academic year. Lecture Notes will be on a summer hiatus but will resume publishing in the fall.

Out on a limb: Roles for EphA4 and SMN
WHEN: May 10, 3-4 p.m.
WHERE: Simon Hall MSB 1, 101, Bloomington
WHAT: Catherine E. Krull, Ph.D., associate professor, University of Michigan, Cell and Molecular Biology Program in Neuroscience, will focus on the role of the receptor tyrosine kinase EphA4 and on the role of SMN, a gene that is responsible in humans for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
COST: Free and open to the public

Modern Day Eunuchs
WHEN: May 11, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Morrison Hall, second floor conference room, Bloomington
WHAT: Professor Richard Joel Wassersug, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Dalhousie University, will discuss what motivates these men (why, how, and where they get castrated), and the consequences of their castration on personality and social relations.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7686 or

Euro and its Effect on the Midwest
WHEN: May 13, 8:30 a.m.
WHERE: PNC Center, 101 West Washington St., third floor -- Training Room A, Indianapolis
WHAT: This roundtable will have local experts on the European Union and finances who will discuss the economic situation in the European Union a year after the Greek bailout.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 317-955-5150 or