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Department of Biological Science

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BioNotes, 16-09-26


September 26 through September 30, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Unusual biophysics and strange biology of intrinsic disorder," Dr. Vladimir Uversky, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Host: Dr. Huan-Xiang Zhou, Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Physics, Florida State University.

Thursday, September 29, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Still bacteria after all these years: Moss Chloroplasts are surrounded by a peptidoglycan wall containing D-amino acids. A discussion of Hirano et al. (2016) Plant Cell 28:1521–1532 ," Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, September 29, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Tree rings and natural disturbances: using dendroecological techniques to reconstruct the past frequency and seasonality of fire," Dr. Monica Rother, Fire Ecology Program, Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy, Tallahassee, FL. Host: Dr. Austin Mast.

Thursday, September 29, 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—TRIBETA NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY COLLOQUIUM, " Endangered sawfish and deep-sea sixgill sharks: Using modern telemetry to study the ecology of very large elasmobranch fishes," Dr. R. Dean Grubbs, Florida State Suniversity Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Theresa, FL. Host: Ms. Mary Vargas, BBB President.

Friday, September 30, 12:00 pm, Dogwood Pavilion, Wakulla Springs State Park—2016 CTP TRAINING GRANT RETREAT, A retreat for chemosensory trainees, faculty and interested scientists/students. Featuring Dr. Robert J. Lee, University of Pennsylvania: "Bitter bodyguards and sweet sentinels: taste receptors in airway immunity," and short talks by Chemical Senses NIH trainees: Dr. Sarah Baisley (W. Li lab); Michelle Bales (A. Spector lab), Genevieve Bell (D. Fadool lab); Brandon Chelette (D. Fadool lab); Kirill Korshunov (P. Trombley lab; Sean Ogden (L. Eckel lab). Lunch and reception provided for all attendees who pre-register by September 26th. Pre-register by scanning QR code on posters, or contact Dr. Debra Fadool for more information: dfadool@bio.fsu.edu.

Friday, September 30, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Comparative trophic ecology and mercury contamination in demersal deep sea sharks," Johanna Imhoff, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. R. Dean Grubbs, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Theresa, FL.

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