Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 18-02-12

BioNotes

February 12 through February 16, 2018


Monday, February 12 – Monday, February 12, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—POSTDOC WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Science communication for everyone," Megan Talkington, Senior Science Writer, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts .

Monday, February 12 – Monday, February 12, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, "Constricted migration of cancer cells leads to DNA repair factor loss and genomic aberrations," Dr. Jerome Irianto, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Host: Dr. Yi Ren, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Monday, February 12 – Monday, February 12, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, PSB A211—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Genetic manipulation of olfatory receptors," Dr. Adam Dewan, Department of Neurobiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Dr. Dewan is a candidate for a Neuroscience faculty position in the Department of Biological Science, and will give a chalk talk Tuesday, February 13, at 9:00am, 2057 KIN. Contact host Dr. Debra Fadool to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Monday, February 12 – Monday, February 12, 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FRIENDS OF THE APALACHICOLA NATIONAL FOREST PRESENTATION, "The Apalachicola National Forest—geologic hotspot?," Harley Means, Assistant State Geologist, Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Host: Friends of the Apalachicola National Forest.

Tuesday, February 13 – Tuesday, February 13, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Simulation and study of long-timescale protein dynamics," Karen M. Corbett, Molecular Biophysics Graduate Program, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Wei Yang, Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Tuesday, February 13 – Tuesday, February 13, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Identification and characterization of siroheme biosynthetic enzymes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis," Joseph M. Pennington, Molecular Biophysics Graduate Program, Florida State University. Host: Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe, Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Wednesday, February 14 – Wednesday, February 14, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Gut-brain signaling and motivated behavior," Dr. Linda Rinaman, Program in Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Yi Zhou, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Wednesday, February 14 – Wednesday, February 14, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, PSB A211—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "Defining the functions of olfactory bulb processing," Dr. Douglas Storace, Department of Cellular & Molecular Physiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Dr. Storace is a candidate for a Neuroscience faculty position in the Department of Biological Science, and will give a chalk talk Thursday, February 15, at 9:00am, 2057 KIN. Contact host Dr. Thomas Houpt to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Thursday, February 15 – Thursday, February 15, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Phosphorus starvation changes the chromatin structure of rice," Dr. Hank W. Bass, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, February 15 – Thursday, February 15, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "How many males does a population need? Investigations of sex-changing fish and sex-changing chemicals," Dr. J. Wilson White, Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Host: Ellen Kosman / Dr. Don Levitan.

Friday, February 16 – Friday, February 16, 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 2057 KIN—EERDG PRESENTATION, "Stress management and self-care," Dr. Marsha Cohen, University Counseling Center at Florida State University. Host: Ecology and Evolution Research Discussion Group (EERDG), Florida State University. An interactive presentation about ways to manage stress and balance academics with mental health. Exercises to reduce stress and anxiety and ways to increase overall well-being will be presented, as well as information about about services provided at the University Counseling Center. All graduate students welcome.

Friday, February 16 – Friday, February 16, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "isentangling the effects of top-down, bottom-up, and supply-side factors on population dynamics: linking models and data for oysters in California and Florida," Dr. J. Wilson White, Department of Biology and Marine Biology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC. Host: Ellen Kosman, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.


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