FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 12-10-15


October 15 through October 19, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "The role of combinations of posttranslational modifications in chromatin biology: direct measurement of multivalent 'PTM isoforms'," Dr. Nicolas L. Young, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, FSU.

Wednesday, October 17, 9:30 am, 2057—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Community-level consequences of plant-herbivore interactions," Tania N. Kim, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Nora Underwood.

Thursday, October 18, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Silencing of the Rac1 GTPase MtROP9 in Medicago truncatula stimulates early mycorrhizal and oomycete root colonizations but negatively affects rhizobial infection (discussion of Kiirika et al., 2012, Plant Physiol. 159: 501-516)," Hajeewaka Mendis, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, October 18, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS FACULTY RESEARCH, Presentation on research, Dr. Qing-Xiang Amy Sang, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU.

Thursday, October 18, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "How Epstein-Barr virus maintains human tumors," Dr. Bill Sugden, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Host: Jiao Sima.

Friday, October 19, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "The effects of landscape structure on biodiversity, network architecture, and ecosystem function," Brian J. Spiesman, Department of Biological Science, FSU. Advisor: Dr. Brian D. Inouye.

Friday, October 19, 3:35 pm, 101 LOV—BIOMATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM, "Exploring cholera dynamics and transmission pathways using identifiability and parameter estimation," Dr. Marisa C. Eisenberg, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor. Host: Dr. Harsh Vardhan Jain. Refreshments at 3:00 p.m. in room 204 LOV.

Friday, October 19, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The forgotten season: evolutionary impacts of winter climate change on insects," Dr. Caroline Williams, University of Florida, Gainesville. Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye.

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