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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 15-02-09

BioNotes

February 9 through February 13, 2015


Monday, February 9, 10:30 am, 2057 KIN—POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBA, 2nd Annual Bio/Neuro Postdoc Research Presentation Event and Oral Presentation Competition. , Department of Biolocial Science, FSU Host: Dr. Debra A. Fadool. Postdoctoral fellows will give brief oral presentations on their research, with a prize awarded for best presentation. Date, time and location subject to change.

Monday, February 9, 7:00 pm, 1003 CSL—EOAS SEMINAR, "Quantifying global ocean redox conditons: application and proxy development," Dr. Jeremy D. Owens, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Host: Dr. Markus Huettel, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, FSU.

Tuesday, February 10, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "New insights into molecular mechanisms underlying breast cancer metastasis," Dr. Zena Werb, University of California, San Francisco CA. Host: Dr. Qing-Xiang Amy Sang, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Thursday, February 12, 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Cascading consequences of genes, genotypes and genomes in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems," Dr. Gregory Crutsinger, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye. Dr. Crutsinger is a candidate for a Coastal and Marine Initiative faculty position.

Thursday, February 12, 1:15 pm, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Translational regulation of opaque2 by the maize GCN2 kinase," Dr. Bryon Gibbon, Department of Biology, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL.

Thursday, February 12, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, Evolution of Darwin's finches, Drs. Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant, Professors Emeritus, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Host: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes.

Thursday, February 12, 4:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Exercise, physical fitness, body composition and chronic disease," Steven N. Blair, P.E.D., Department of Exercise Science, Prevention Research Center, University of South Carolina. Host: Dr. Alice K. Pomidor, Department of Geriatrics, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Thursday, February 12, 7:00 pm, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory Auditorium—FSUCML CONSERVATION LECTURE SERIES, "Marine turtles in a changing world: potential impacts and opportunities for conservation," Dr. Mariana Fuentes, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University. Donations of nonperishable food for Second Harvest of the Big Bend are encouraged.

Friday, February 13, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Darwin's finches: from paleogeography to genetics," Drs. Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant, Professors Emeritus, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Host: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes.


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