FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 13-02-04


February 4 through February 8, 2013

Monday, February 4, 3:30 pm, 499 DSL—COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Transferable units from natural intelligence: proof requires AI development," Dr. Kunjumon Vadakkan, University of Manitoba, Canada.

Tuesday, February 5, 3:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "The role of predation in shaping life-history syndromes of a Neotropical rainforest bird," Dr. J. Patrick Kelley, University of California, Davis, CA. Host: Dr. Emily H. DuVal.

Wednesday, February 6, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Molecular and functional roles of nucleus accumbens circuits in drug abuse and depression ," Dr. Mary Kay Lobo, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore. Host: Dr. Mohamed Kabbaj.

Thursday, February 7, 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Small signaling peptides in Arabidopsis development: how cells communicate over a short distance. (discussion of Murphy et al., 2012, Plant Cell 24:3198-3217.)," Dr. George W. Bates, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, February 7, 3:30 pm, 208 BIO—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FACULTY MEETING.

Friday, February 8, 1:00 pm, 327 OSB—BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY SEMINAR, "Drowned coral reefs of the pleistocene: stepping stones to the northern Gulf for tropical fauna?," Dr. Thomas Shirley, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX.

Friday, February 8, 1:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "What to do when your trait is a function," Dr. Patrick A. Carter , Washington State University, Pullman, WA. Host: Dr. David Houle.

Friday, February 8, 1:15 pm, —BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Monitoring aneurysm formation in Marfan syndrome and other genetic thoracic aortopathies," Dr. Brett Hambly, The University of Sydney, Australia.

Friday, February 8, 1:30 pm, 404 BEL—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Hazardous cool: refrigerants, technology and the hidden history of the chemical century," Dr. Kevin Armitage, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye.

Friday, February 8, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The many modules of mutualism and their community consequences," Dr. Antonio Golubski, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia. Host: Dr. Charlotte T. Lee.

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