FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 17-12-11


December 11 through December 15, 2017

Monday, December 11 – Monday, December 11, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—POSTDOC WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Avoiding/dealing with potential conflicts: the Human Resources perspective," Rebecca Peterson, Human Resources Assistant Director for Faculy Relations, Florida State University.

Monday, December 11 – Monday, December 11, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FRIENDS OF THE APALACHICOLA NATIONAL FOREST PRESENTATION, "Science based forest management in a no-analog future," Dr. Kier Klepzig, Director, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, GA. Host: Friends of the Apalachicola National Forest.

Tuesday, December 12 – Tuesday, December 12, 12:15 pm – 12:15 pm, UKirk Tallahassee, 548 W. Park Ave.—FACULTY LUNCHEON SERIES, "Breathing life into T. rex," Dr. Gregory M. Erickson, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: UKirk Tallahassee, the FSU Faculty and Friends Club, and the Alpha of Florida Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The series is open to the public. Luncheons begin at 12:15, and the programs follow at 12:45, concluding at 1:30. Lunches are $10 per session, and reservations are required. All reservations must be made by noon of the Thursday before each luncheon. Please mail reservation requests to UKirk Tallahassee, 548 W. Park Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32301, with a check made payable to UKirk Tallahassee and clearly marked "Faculty Luncheon Series." Parking is available in the lot on the north side of the building.

Tuesday, December 12 – Tuesday, December 12, 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "The histone variant H2A.Z is a master regulator of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition," Dr. Renae Domaschenz, Department of Genome Sciences, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Host: Dr. Jonathan H. Dennis.

Wednesday, December 13 – Wednesday, December 13, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 2057 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Zebrafish skin: a new system for studying nerve remodeling and repair," Dr. Jeffrey Rassmussen, Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Rassmussen is a candidate for a Developmental Biology faculty position, and will give a chalk talk Thursday, December 14, at 9:00am, 2057 KIN. Contact Dr. James M. Fadool to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Thursday, December 14 – Thursday, December 14, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 1003 CSL—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Putting synthetic in biosynthetic chemistry: Increasing the diversity of natural products with engineered systems," Dr. Mark Walker, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL. Dr. Walker is a candidate for a Biochemistry faculty position, and will give a chalk talk Friday December 15, at noon, CSL 1005. Contact Dr. Brian G. Miller to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

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