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BioNotes, 16-11-14

BioNotes

November 14 through November 18, 2016


Monday, November 14, 11:15 am, KIN 2057—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Whose research is it anyway? Making collaborations work," Dr. Joseph Travis, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Host: Erminia Fardone, PostDoctoral Affairs representative for Biological Science. Note different than usual start time.

Monday, November 14, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "The diversification of beaksedges (tribe Rhynchosporeae; Cyperaceae), a strikingly species-rich group from our flora," Christopher Buddenhagen, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Austin Mast.

Tuesday, November 15, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "A toolkit for intrinsically disordered proteins, alternative splicing, and post-translational modification," Dr. Keith Dunker, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Host: Dr. Huan-Xiang Zhou, Department of Physics, Florida State University.

Wednesday, November 16, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "The Center for Genomics enables genomic research projects at FSU," Dr. Daniel Vera, Director, Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, Florida State University . Host: Dr. Richard S. Nowakowski, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Thursday, November 17, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "The role of small interfering RNA in trans-generational epigenetic inheritance: discussion of Greaves et al., (2016): PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1613623113," Jason Lynn, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, November 17, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, KIN Lobby—12TH ANNUAL TRIBETA UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH POSTER COMPETITION Abstract submission deadline is 5:00p.m. Wednesday, November 9th. All undergraduate researchers presenting work in STEM fields are welcome --need not be Tri-Beta members or Biological Science majors. For more information, and abstract submission instructions, contact Dr. Debra Fadool or Jen Kennedy.

Thursday, November 17, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM AND YERGER LECTURE, "Antiviral signaling at the maternal-fetal interface," Dr. Carolyn B. Coyne, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh,PA. Host: Dr. Fanxiu Zhu, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, November 17, 7:00 pm, FSUCML Auditorium (St. Theresa, FL)—FSUCML CONSERVATION LECTURE SERIES, "The Eastern Caribbean: a laboratory for studying the resilience & management of coral reefs," Dr. Robert Steneck, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine. Host: Dr. Felicia C. Coleman, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Theresa, FL.

Friday, November 18, 2:30 pm, 112 KLB—THESIS DEFENSE, "The cryo-EM 3D reconstruction of isolated lethocerus Z-discs," Corinne Summerill, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Kenneth A. Taylor.

Friday, November 18, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Flips, locks & feedbacks: the lasting effects of fisheries on Maine's kelp forest ecosystem," Dr. Robert Steneck, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine. Host: Dr. Felicia C. Coleman, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Theresa, FL.


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