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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 16-01-11

BioNotes

January 11 through January 15, 2016


Monday, January 11, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Biological consequences of anthropogenic change in coastal ecosystems: insights for cells, shells, and sensors," Dr. Emily B. Rivest, Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, Davis, CA. Host: Dr. R. Dean Grubbs, Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory. Dr. Rivest is a candidate for a faculty position at the FSUCML.

Monday, January 11, 12:00 pm, KIN 2057—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Insights from being an NIH program officer; careers beyond academia," Lisa H. Chadwick, Genes, Environment, and Health Branch (GEH), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Host: Erminia Fardone, PostDoctoral Affairs representative for Biological Science.

Monday, January 11, 12:00 pm, TBA—OCEAONGRAPHY DOCTORAL THESIS DEFENSE, "The biogeochemical cycle of mercury in the northern Gulf of Mexico as constrained by C, N, S, and Hg isotopic ratios in marine fish ," Alexandra Harper, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University.

Monday, January 11, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—INTEGRATED CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "The epigenetic impact of the social environment," Dr. Patrick McGowan, Department of Biological Sciences and Centre for Environmental epigenetics and Development, University of Toronto Scarborogh, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Host: ICN Training Program.

Tuesday, January 12, 11:00 am, A211 PDB—INTEGRATED CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Treating anxiety disorders from a translational research perspective," Dr. Stefan G. Hofmann, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director, Social Anxiety Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Boston University. Host: ICN Training Program. Note different time than previously advertised.

Tuesday, January 12, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "G-quadruplex structural polymorphism," Mykhailo Kopylov, Program in Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Host: Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe, Program in Molecular Biophysics and Department of Biological Science.

Tuesday, January 12, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Functional and structural characterization of the intrinsically disordered domain of ChiZ from Mycobacterium tuberculosis," Christian Escobar, Program in Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Timothy A. Cross, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Wednesday, January 13, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Coordinate transcriptional regulation of synaptic and mitochondrial function: relevance for cell-selective vulnerability in neurological and psychiatric disorders," Dr. Rita M. Cowell, Department of Psychiatry, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. Host: Dr. Gregg Stanwood, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, January 14, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Coastal ecology and carbon dynamics: community metabolism, calcification, and ocean acidification," Dr. Matt Long, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, MA. Host: Dr. R. Dean Grubbs, Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory. Dr. Long is a candidate for a faculty position at the FSUCML.

Thursday, January 14, 9:30 am, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Discussion of Rodriguez et al., Plant Cell, advance online publication: MicroRNA miR396 regulates the switch between stem cells and transit-amplifying cells in Arabidopsis roots," Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, January 14, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Citrus greening Liberibacters: genomic insights into maladapted endosymbionts," Dr. Dean W. Gabriel, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Host: Dr. Kathryn M. Jones.


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