Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 2018-04-09

BioNotes

April 9 through April 13, 2018


Monday, April 9 – Monday, April 9, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—POSTDOC WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Understanding the Structure of a typical (US) university," Dr. Joseph Travis, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Monday, April 9 – Monday, April 9, 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FRIENDS OF THE APALACHICOLA NATIONAL FOREST PRESENTATION, "Ecosystem management in the Apalachicola National Forest," Dr. Frances C. James and Chuck Hess, Professor Emerita of Biological Science, Florida State University and Wakulla county commissioner. Host: Friends of the Apalachicola National Forest.

Tuesday, April 10 – Tuesday, April 10, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Grow neuronal organoids to model human brain diseases and for drug screening," Zhe Wang, Chemistry Graduate Program, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Qing-Xiang Amy Sang, Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Tuesday, April 10 – Tuesday, April 10, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "subgrouping breast cancer patients based on immune evasion mechanisms and unraveling a high involvement of tumor Growth Factor Beta and Decoy Receptor 3," Mayassa B. Bou Dargham, Biochemistry Graduate Program, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Qing-Xiang Amy Sang, Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Thursday, April 12 – Thursday, April 12, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Vertical transmission of plant microbiomes, implications for ecology, evolution and agriculture," Brendan Scherer, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. A discussion of Mitter, B., et al.(2017). A new approach to modify plant microbiomes and traits by introducing beneficial bacteria at flowering into progeny seeds. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8(JAN), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.00011

Thursday, April 12 – Thursday, April 12, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 327 OSB—OCEANOGRAPHY THESIS DEFENSE, "Influences of the local climate and nesting environment on loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) hatchling output," Natalie Montero, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Mariana Fuentes, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University.

Thursday, April 12 – Thursday, April 12, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Scaling the tree of life: connecting macroevolutionary pattern to microevolutionary process," Dr. Luke J. Harmon, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. Host: Dr. Darin R. Roktya.

Friday, April 13 – Friday, April 13, 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 327 OSB—OCEANOGRAPHY THESIS DEFENSE, "Foraging ecology and diet selection of juvenile green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in western Bahamas: insights from stable isotope analysis," Anthony Gillis, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Mariana Fuentes, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University.

Friday, April 13 – Friday, April 13, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, Plankton, carbon export, and the multiple pathways of the biological pump, Dr. Michael Stukel, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Janie Wulff, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.


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