FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 16-10-31


October 31 through November 4, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Remote enzyme catalysis: coupling long range electron transfer to radical-mediated chemistry," Dr. Victor L. Davidson, Professor, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Central FL, Orlando, FL. Host: Dr. Q. X. Amy Sang, Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Wednesday, November 2, 2:30 pm, 2057 KIN—THESIS DEFENSE, "Implications of population growth rate projections and pollen limitation for the conservation of a threatened dioecious plant," Natali R. Ramirez-Bullon, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Alice A Winn.

Wednesday, November 2, 7:00 pm, College of Medicine Auditorium—LANNUTTI PUBLIC PRESENTATION, "Hubble space telescope: piecing together the universe," Dr. Robert Williams, Space Telescope Science Institute. Baltimore, MD. Co-hosted by the Florida State University Physics department and the Tallahassee Scientific Society. Supported by funds from Hopping Green and Sams PA. For general audiences--all are welcome. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 3, 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Extracellular DNA as a plant infection barrier and how bacteria overcome it, a discussion of: Tran TM, MacIntyre A, Hawes M, Allen C (2016), PLoS Pathog 12(6): e1005686. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005686 ," Dr. Marta Sena-Velez, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, November 3, 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FACULTY MEETING, with special title IX presentation by Jennifer Broomfield, LISW, JD Title IX Director, Florida State University. Grad students are invited to attend the presentation at the start of the meeting.

Thursday, November 3, 3:45 pm, UPL 101—LANNUTTI MEMORIAL LECTURE, "The Hubble Deep Field and its legacy," Dr. Robert Williams, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD. Host: Dr. Todd Adams, Department of Physics, Florida State University. For general audiences--all are welcome. Refreshments served at 3:15p.m.

Thursday, November 3, 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Lichens color our world," Malcolm Hodges, Biologist. Host: Magnolia Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society.

Friday, November 4, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Untangling interactions between gamete traits and the sperm environment in a broadcast spawner," Ellen Kosman, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

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