Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 2018-03-19

BioNotes

March 19 through March 23, 2018


Monday, March 19 – Monday, March 19, 11:30 am – 11:30 am, 1302 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, "Understanding a sugar-coated killer: cryptococcal-host interactions in disease," Dr. Felipe H. Santiago Tirado, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Host: Dr. Timothy Megraw, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Tuesday, March 20 – Tuesday, March 20, 9:00 am – 9:00 am, 2057 KIN—FSUCML FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR, TBA, Dr. David Kline, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, CA. There will also be a graduate student lunch with the candidate, 12-1 p.m. Wednesday, March 22. RSVP to Dr. Sophie McCoy and Tianna Forbes to join the lunch. Contact Dr.Jeroen Ingels to schedule a meeting with the candidate.

Wednesday, March 21 – Wednesday, March 21, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1306 COM—CANCELLED BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR CANCELLED, "Transcriptional response to gene copy number in Drosophila," Dr. Brian Oliver, Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Host: Dr. Michelle Arbeitman, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University College of Medicine.

Wednesday, March 21 – Wednesday, March 21, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Genetic analysis of learning and memory," Dr. Marc Wolman, Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. A graduate student lunch and discussion with the speaker will be held Thursday, March 22, 12:30pm-1:30pm, A204 PDB. Undergrads and Postdocs are also welcome to attend.

Thursday, March 22 – Thursday, March 22, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Coding sequences play a pivotal role in spatial gene expression in C4 plants," Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. A discussion of Reyna- Llorens et al., 2018, PNAS, 115:1931-1926.

Thursday, March 22 – Thursday, March 22, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Plasticity-first evolution: how novelty emerges from pre-existing phenotypic plasticity," Dr. David W. Pfennig, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Host: Dr. Emily M. Lemmon.

Thursday, March 22 – Thursday, March 22, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Challenger Learning Center IMAX theater, Kleman Plaza—TALLAHASSEE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY HORIZONS SERIES, "Genes wagging the tail: genetics of complex traits in domestic dogs," Dr. Elaine Ostrander, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Host: Tallahassee Scientific Society. Tickets to the presentation are $8 for members, $15 for nonmembers; season discounts available. Doors open at 6:00p.m., presentation begins at 7:00p.m.

Friday, March 23 – Friday, March 23, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Life imitating life: The evolution of coral snake mimicry," David Pfennig, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Host: Dr. Emily M. Lemmon, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.


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