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BioNotes, 17-01-30


January 30 through February 3, 2017

Monday, January 30, 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Functional circuitry of the medial amygdala and main intercalated nucleus in the Golden Hamster," Lindsey Biggs, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Michael Meredith.

Tuesday, January 31, 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "The biophysics of life (and death) under pressure," Dr. Toshiko Ichiye, McGowan Professor of Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Host: Dr. Wei Yang, Program in Molecular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry, Florida State University.

Tuesday, January 31, 3:30 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Genetic mechanisms underlying major vertebrate transitions," Dr. Tetsuya Nakamura, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Dr. Nakamura is a candidate for a faculty position in Developmental Biology. Co-hosts: Dr. Kimberly Hughes and Dr. Scott Burgess, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, February 2, 9:00 am, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "The past, present, and future of carbon acquisition pathways in algae," Dr. Sophie Mccoy, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, February 2, 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FACULTY MEETING

Thursday, February 2, 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Florida's soils: what's under your backyard?," Dr. James Cooper, Soil Scientist, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Host: Magnolia Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society. Socializing begins at 7:00, chapter meeting at 7:30, and presentation at 7:45. Free and open to the public.

Friday, February 3, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Recruitment and benefits of helpers in a cooperative breeder," Jessica Cusick, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Emily H. duVal, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

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