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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 15-03-02


March 2 through March 6, 2015

Monday, March 2, 12:00 pm, 1003 CSL—EARTH, OCEAN, AND ADMOSPHERIC SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Back to the roots: the role of vegetation in coastal vulnerability to storms and barrier island stability," Dr. Orencio Duran Vinent, MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany. Host: Dr. Vincent J.M. Salters, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State university.

Monday, March 2, 3:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Integration of evolutionary processes in the management of anadromous fishes," Dr. Daniel Hasselman, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz CA. Host: Dr. Scott Steppan. Dr. Hasselman is a candidate for a Coastal and Marine Initiative faculty position.

Tuesday, March 3, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Cryo-EM of helical polymers at near-atomic resolution gives new insights into evolutionary conservation and divergence," Dr. Edward Egelman, University of Virginia. Host: Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe, Department of Biological Science and Institute of Molecular Biophysics.

Thursday, March 5, 1:15 pm, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Remodeling of the infection chamber prior to infection thread formation reveals a two-step mechanism for rhizobial entry into the host legume root hair: a discussion of Fournier et al (2015) Plant Physiology http://dx.doi.org/10.1104/pp.114.253302 ," Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, FSU.


Thursday, March 5, 6:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Rare plants and historical natural communities of the Apalachicola National Forest," Amy Jenkins, Senior Botanist, Florida Natural Areas Inventory.

Thursday, March 5, 7:00 pm, 2057 KIN—TRIBETA HONOR SOCIETY COLLOQUIUM, "Evolution and development of the Drosophila wing," Dr. David Houle. Host: Elizabeth McCluskey, BBB President.

Friday, March 6, 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—RESEARCH AT THE FSUCML, FSU Grad Student and Postdoc Mini-Symposium. Presenters: Brendan Talwar (by Skype), Zach Boudreau, Austin Heil, Ryan McKenzie, Ali Mickle, Cheston Peterson, Bianca Prohaska, Will Ryan, Dr. Taketeru Tomita (Presented by Dr. Chip Cotton), Dr. Stephen Gosnell. Hosted by the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory. For more information, contact FSUCML Director Dr. Felicia Coleman or assistant Lara H. Edwards

Friday, March 6, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Citizen Science hits its stride—new opportunities and new research," Dr. Austin R. Mast, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. David Houle.

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