July 28 through August 1, 2014
Monday, July 28 – Tuesday, July 29, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, Doubletree Hotel Tallahassee Downtown, 101 S. Adams Street—FLORIDA BRAIN PROJECT SYMPOSIUM Host: Dr. Richard S. Nowakowski, College of Medicine, Florida State University. This inaugural meeting of what is expected to be a major annual symposium will feature dozens of faculty and graduate-student presenters invited from every active research institution in the state.
Wednesday, July 30, 12:00 pm, 1302 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , TBA, Dr. Daniel Kaplan, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine. Host: Dr. Mohammed Kabbaj.
Sunday, August 3, 2:00 pm, Education Bldg., St.Marks National Wildlife Refuge, 1255 Lighthouse Rd., St. Marks, FL—FIRST SUNDAY AT THE REFUGE, "Down in a hole--gopher tortoises and their habitat," Michael T. Keys, Biologist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Service. Host: St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Gopher tortoises are one of the Southeast’s most enigmatic species, living in underground burrows yet adapted to sunny upland habitats, until recently considered a food source but now a candidate for Endangered Species Act status. Wildlife Refuge entrance fee is $5. Duck Stamp and other federal passes accepted.