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Department of Biological Science

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BioNotes, 12-09-17


September 17 through September 21, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Genetic variation in reef fish larvae: potential responses to natural and not-so-natural selection," Dr. Darren W. Johnson, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California. Host: Dr. Scott J. Steppan.

Tuesday, September 18, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Investigating cellular systems using microfluidic devices," Dr. Michael Roper, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU.

Wednesday, September 19, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Critical role of autophagy in age-dependent ischemia/reperfusion injury to livers," Dr. Jae-Sung Kim, University of Florida, Gainesville. Host: Dr. Choogon Lee.

Wednesday, September 19, 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Specialized odors that generate innate behaviors in the mouse," Dr. Lisa Stowers, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California.

Thursday, September 20, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Root cortex proliferation in response to oxidative stress is regulated by the GlcNac transferase SPINDLY and the ERECTA signaling pathway (discussion of Uchida et al., 2012, PNAS 109:6337-6342)," Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, September 20, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS FACULTY RESEARCH, Presentation on research, Dr. Scott Stagg, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU.

Thursday, September 20, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "How many ants can an island hold? Exploring ant diversity in the southwest Indian Ocean," Dr. Brian L. Fisher, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. Host: Dr. Walter R. Tschinkel.

Thursday, September 20, 7:00 pm, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory Auditorium, St. Teresa, Florida—COASTAL AND MARINE CONSERVATION LECTURE, "Alien predator: invasion of Atlantic coral reefs by Pacific lionfish," Dr. Mark A. Hixon, Oregon State University, Pullman. Refreshments will be provided. Please bring a nonperishable food item to donate to Second Harvest of the Big Bend.

Friday, September 21, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Dispersal, recruitment, habitat, interactions, demography, and poplation regulation in reef fishes: tying it all together," Dr. Mark A. Hixon, Oregon State University, Pullman. Host: Robert D. Ellis.

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