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Department of Biological Science

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BioNotes, 17-02-06


February 6 through February 10, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 3:30 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Divergent pathogen effectors promote virulence by manipulating a transcriptional node of growth-defense crosstalk," Dr. Li Yang, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Yang is a candidate for a faculty position in Developmental Biology. Co-hosts: Dr. Hongchang Cui and Dr. David Gilbert, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Wednesday, February 8, 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Introduction to the K9: a mobile, self-propelled, programmable chemical detection unit." Susan Goodhope, SAR Tech II, HRd SAR tech III, National Association for Search and Rescue, with Ch. Bord du Lac Shiraz, nationally certified Advanced Human Remains Detection Dog. Host: Deirdre McCarthy, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Thursday, February 9, 7:00 pm, FSU College of Medicine Durell Peaden Auditorium—LIFE SCIENCES SYMPOSIUM, "Fighting invisible enemies: host-pathogen interactions in infectious disease." Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Get more information and register at bit.ly/FSULSS

Thursday, February 9, 9:00 am, 3075 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Structural heterozygosity of meiotic chromosomes in Californian tarweeds (Genus: Calycadenia, family: Asteraceae)," Katherine Easterling, Department of Biological Science, FSU.

Thursday, February 9, 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "How do you build a functional ciliated cell?," Dr. Eszter K. Vladar, Stanford University, Stanford, CT. Host: Dr. James M. Fadool, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Dr. Vladar is a candidate for a faculty position in Developmental Biology.

Thursday, February 9, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—CANCELLED - BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM - CANCELLED Cancelled - no colloquium this week.

Thursday, February 9, 4:00 pm, 1400 MSB—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Epigenetic control of gammaherpesvirus latency and targeted therapy," Paul M. Lieberman, Ph.D., Endowed Professor, Professor and Director of the Center of Chemical Biology and Translational Medicine, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA. Reception follows in the COM atrium, 5:00p.m.

Thursday, February 9, 7:00 pm, FSUCML Auditorium (St. Theresa, FL)—FSUCML CONSERVATION LECTURE SERIES, "The future of Florida's springs: How are they doing and what is being done to protect these precious resources?," Dr. Guy 'Harley' Means, Florida Geological Survey, Department of Environmental Protection.. Host: Dr. Felicia C. Coleman, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Theresa, FL.

Friday, February 10, 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN and lobby— All are welcome to join the annual departmental celebration of Darwin's birthday (which falls on Sunday the 12th). Festivities will include department members performing original biologically-themed songs, a photo-booth where you can have your picture taken with Darwin-themed props and your favorite Darwin quote or evolution fun-fact, and of course CAKE and the rousing CHEER FOR DARWIN. If you would like to volunteer additional performances (more songs? poetry? read your favorite Darwin quote?) or help with the photo-booth or cake,contact Nora Underwood.

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