Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 2018-02-26

BioNotes

February 26 through March 2, 2018


Monday, February 26 – Monday, February 26, 9:00 am – 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—FSUCML FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, TBA, Dr. Michael Dance, Texas Agricultural an dMechanical University, Galveston, TX. There will also be a graduate student lunch with the candidate, 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, February 27. RSVP to Dr. Sophie McCoy and Tianna Forbes to join the lunch. Contact Dr. Sophie McCoy to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Monday, February 26 – Monday, February 26, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1302 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, "Metabolic signaling in human cancer," Dr. Lingtao Jin, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Host: Dr. Robert Tomko, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Tuesday, February 27 – Tuesday, February 27, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Mechanism of cytosolic DNA sensing through the cGAS-STING pathway," Dr. Pingwei Li, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University. Host: Dr. Fanxiu Zhu, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Wednesday, February 28 – Wednesday, February 28, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Aberrant histone dopaminylation in the VTA promotes relapse to cocaine," Dr. Ian S. Maze, Departments of Neuroscience and Pharmacological Sciences, Mt. Sinai University, New York, NY. Host: Dr. Mohammed Kabbaj, Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University.

Wednesday, February 28 – Wednesday, February 28, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Molecular basis of neural circuit assembly," Dr. Charles A. Greer, Department of Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. A graduate student lunch and discussion with the speaker will be held Thursday, February 29, 12:30pm-1:30pm, A204 PDB. Undergrads and Postdocs are also welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 28 – Wednesday, February 28, 4:30 pm – 4:30 pm, 112 KLB—BIOPHYSICAL SOCIETY FSU STUDENT CHAPTER INAUGURAL MEETING, "An introduction to structural biology and biophysics," Dr. Donald L. D. Caspar, Professor Emeritus of Biological Science; Institute for Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University. Host: Chapter president Ryan Campbell.

Thursday, March 1 – Thursday, March 1, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Defining the roles of highly conservative regulatory genes associated with drought response in Zea mays," Delvin S. Williams, Department of Agronomy, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Thursday, March 1 – Thursday, March 1, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, "Blueprint for kinetochores: how cells establish functional kinetochores for faithful chromosome segregation," Dr. Aussie Suzuki, University of North Carolina, Capel hill, NC. Host: Dr. Cathy W. Levenson, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Thursday, March 1 – Thursday, March 1, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 208 BIO—FACULTY MEETING

Thursday, March 1 – Thursday, March 1, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Common butterfly species of north Florida and the native plants they depend upon," Dean and Sally Jue, Imperiled Butterflies of Florida Work Group. 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.

Thursday, March 1 – Thursday, March 1, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Rare, endangered, and endemic wildflowers of Florida," Roger Hammer, Author, naturalist, botanist, photographer, and survivalist instructor for the Discovery Channel reality television show Naked and Afraid. 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, March 2 – Friday, March 2, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, " Diverging phenological responses to climate in southeast U.S. sunflowers (Asteraceae) ," Katelin Pearson, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Austin Mast, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.


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