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BioNotes, 2019-09-16

BioNotes

September 16 through September 20, 2019


Monday, September 16 – Monday, September 16, 10:00 am – 10:00 am, the Great Hall, 4th Floor, The Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House—PIE WORKSHOP, "Supporting students in distress." Panelists include representatives from: Dean of Students, University Counseling Center, Title IX, FSUPD, and Academic Center for Excellence. Host: Program for Instructional Excellence (PIE), Florida State University.

Monday, September 16 – Monday, September 16, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN (location change)—OGFA FUNDING WORKSHOP, Presented by Biomed SGSA and TCGA. Identifying external funding opportunities is the first step to applying for fellowships and awards. In this workshop, learn how to use the comprehensive funding database Pivot and other external award databases, create a funding search template, and get your funding questions answered by OGFA. This will be an interactive workshop, so bring your laptop.

Monday, September 16 – Monday, September 16, 1:22 pm – 1:22 pm, —NATIONAL POSTDOC APPRECIATION WEEK Events are Sponsored by the OPDA and PDA. All members of the FSU Community Welcome! Postdocs, Advisors, Graduate Students, Undergraduates, and Staff. Register here for any of the events. 16 September 2019 (Monday) - Happy hour at Fermentation Lounge, 6 pm, hosted: Katy Sparrow, EOAS 18 September 2019 (Wednesday) - Special Lecture by Dr. Rachel Herz, Brown University, "Why you eat what you eat," 1 - 2 pm, PSB 211A, author will discuss her latest book and career trajectory, book signing follows. Please see Debi Fadool if you would like a book. 20 September 2019 (Friday) - Postdoctoral Fall Symposium, KIN 1024 Auditorium and Lobby, Poster and 5 Minute Research (5MR) Competition, followed by Reception and Annual Awards Ceremony (3 to 6:30 pm). 5 MR starts at 3:30 pm in the KIN 1024 - come out and vote for your Peoples Choice! Hosted by Debi Fadool, Director of the OPDA.

Tuesday, September 17 – Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Challenger Learning Center, Tallahassee, FL—RAZOR LECTURE SERIES, "Coral reefs: restoring a magic web," Dr. Janie Wulff, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Wednesday, September 18 – Wednesday, September 18, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1400 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Mechanistic insights into proteasome activation and substrate processing," Randi Reed, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Robert J. Tomko, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University.

Wednesday, September 18 – Wednesday, September 18, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "The where question of smell," Dr. Jay Gottfried, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Thursday, September 19 – Thursday, September 19, 9:30 am – 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "A discussion of the recent paper, 'Centromere Satellite Repeats Have Undergone Rapid Changes in Polyploid Wheat Subgenomes' by Su et al., Plant Cell 2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.19.00133 ," Dr. Karen M. McGinnis, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, September 19 – Thursday, September 19, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Making the genotype-phenotype map more than a metaphor," Dr. David Houle, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, September 20 – Friday, September 20, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Analysis of adult and large juvenile smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata,/i>) movements: evaluating bycatch risk and identifying critical habitat," Jasmin Graham, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, and FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Theresa, FL. Host: Dr. Dean Grubbs, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, St. Theresa, FL.


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