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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 14-01-13

BioNotes

January 13 through January 17, 2014


Monday, January 13, 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING WORKSHOP, "One couple, two scientists: finding jobs and negotiating life as part of a two-body problem." Dr. Nora Underwood and Dr. Brian D. Inouye, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool.

Tuesday, January 14, 3:30 pm, 327 OSB—EARTH, OCEAN, AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Phytoplankton/nutrient dynamics: from the blue sea to the eutrophic coastal ocean," Dr. Florian Koch, School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Stony Brook University, New York. Host: Dr. Markus Huettel, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, FSU.

Tuesday, January 14, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Activity-dependent neurotransmitter switch regulating behavior," Dr. Davide Dulcis, University of California, San Diego. Host: Dr. Alan C. Spector. Dr. Dulcis is a candidate for a Neuroscience faculty position in the Department of Psychology. There will also a be a grad student lunch with Dr. Dulcis on Wednesday, January 15, in PDA204 from 12:30-1:30p.m.

Wednesday, January 15, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Cardiac disorders and signaling to and from cardiac sarcomeres," Dr. R. John Solaro, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Chicago. Host: Dr. Jose R. Pinto.

Wednesday, January 15, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Enhancing taste palatability: GABA in the parabrachial nucleus ," Dr. David W. Pittman, Department of Psychology, Wofford College. Dr. Pittman is a distinguished graduate of the Department of Psychology, FSU. There will also a be a grad student lunch with Dr. Pittman on Thursday, January 16, in PDA204 from 12:30-1:30p.m. Postdoctoral researchers and Undergraduate students also welcome.

Thursday, January 16, 11:00 am, KIN 2057—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "The eco-evolutionary dynamics of predator-prey systems: How does (co)evolution alter community level population dynamics?," Dr. Michael H. Cortez, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye. Dr. Cortez is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Biological Science.

Thursday, January 16, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Roles of BOR2, a boron exporter, in cross linking of rhamnogalacturonan II and root elongation under boron limitation in Arabidopsis--a discussion of Miwa et al., 2013. Plant Physiology 163:1699-1709," Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, January 16, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Causes of individual differences in behavior in stickleback fish," Dr. Alison M. Bell, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL. Host: Ilana Janowitz.

Friday, January 17, 9:00 am, A211 PDB—, "North Florida Brain Bee."

Friday, January 17, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The ecology and evolution of consistent individual differences in behavior in sticklebacks," Dr. Alison M. Bell, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL. Host: Ilana Janowitz.


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