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at Florida State University

BioNotes, 2018-02-19

BioNotes

February 19 through February 23, 2018


Wednesday, February 21 – Wednesday, February 21, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "A paradigm shift for evaluating disease-modifying therapies in Parkinson's disease using imaging," Dr. David Vaillancourt, Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Host: Dr. Greg Hajcak, Program in Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, Florida State University.

Thursday, February 22 – Thursday, February 22, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Plants increase CO2 uptake by assimilating nitrogen via the photorespiratory pathway," Margaret Vogel, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. A discussion of Brusch et al., Nat Plants, 2018 Jan;4(1):46-54. doi: 10.1038/s41477-017-0065-x.

Thursday, February 22 – Thursday, February 22, 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 2057 KIN—FSUCML FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, TBA, Dr. Kelly Boyle, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL. There will also be a graduate student lunch with the candidate, 12-1 p.m.Friday, February 23. RSVP to Dr. Sophie McCoy and Tianna Forbes to join the lunch. Contact Dr. Dean Grubbs to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Thursday, February 22 – Thursday, February 22, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "How RNA viruses escape the wrath of the cellular RNA decay machinery," Dr. Jeffrey Wilusz, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Host: Dr. Hengli Tang.

Friday, February 23 – Friday, February 23, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The new guy in town: mate preference and male polymorphism in poeciliid fish," Jennifer Valvo, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.


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