FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 16-02-08


February 8 through February 12, 2016

Monday, February 8, 10:30 am, KIN 2057—POSTDOCTORAL MENTORING WORKSHOP , Postdoctoral Scholar Oral Presentation/Competition, sponsored by VWR. Postdocs from Biological Science will give 12-minute presentations of their research. Gustavo Galdo will present a $1000 credit toward VWR equipment for the best overall presentation. All are welcome and graduate students and postdocs are especially encouraged to attend!

Monday, February 8, 11:00 am, 1202 COM—GENOMICS/PROTEOMICS GROUP MEETING, "Inaugural meeting: Overview of genomics and proteomics facilities and services at FSU." Roger Mercer, College of Medicine Translational Science Laboratory, and Daniel Vera, FSU Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine.

Tuesday, February 9, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Complex molecule synthesis at the chemistry-biology interface," Dr. James H. Frederich, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Peter G. Fajer, Department of Biological Science.

Wednesday, February 10, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR , "Statistical shape analysis of anatomical structures," Dr. Anuj Srivastava, Department of Statistics, Florida State University.

Thursday, February 11, 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Performance studies of native grass species in Cogongrass-infested habitats after herbicide treatment," Dr. Oghenokome Onokpise, Coordinator of Agronomy, Forestry and Natural Resource Conservation, College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture (CESTA), Florida A & M University.

Thursday, February 11, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "The causes and consequences of natural selection for speciation," Dr. Robin Hopkins, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, MA. Host: Dr. Emily C. Lemmon.

Thursday, February 11, 7:00 pm, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory Auditorium—FSUCML CONSERVATION LECTURE SERIES, "Secrets of the longleaf pine," Dr. Walter R. Tschinkel, Department of Biological Science, Florida State university, Tallahassee, FL. With Chris Matechik, FSUCML.

Friday, February 12, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Becoming 'exquisitely adapted’: How pollinator-mediated reproductive isolation evolves," Dr. Robin Hopkins, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, MA. Host: Dr. Emily C. Lemmon.

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