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BioNotes, 2019-11-04

BioNotes

November 4 through November 8, 2019


Monday, November 4 – Monday, November 4, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—SPECIAL SEMINAR, "What species mean: a users guide to the units of biodiversity," Dr. Julia D. Sigwart, School of Biological Sciences, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Host: Dr. Markus Huettel, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Florida State University.

Tuesday, November 5 – Tuesday, November 5, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Dysregulated autophagy and RNA splicing in human glioblastoma," Dr. Shi-Yuan Cheng, Department of Neurology and Malnati Brain Tumor Institute, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Host: Dr. Qing-Xiang Amy Sang, Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Wednesday, November 6 – Wednesday, November 6, 10:30 am – 10:30 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Characterizing the epigenetic regulation of ABA-induced transcriptional responses in Zea mays," Stefania Vendramin Alegre, Department of Biological science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Karen M. McGinnis.

Wednesday, November 6 – Wednesday, November 6, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1400 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, TBA, Scott Wilson, Department of Neurobiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. Host: Dr. Yi Zhou, Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University.

Thursday, November 7 – Thursday, November 7, 8:00 am – 8:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Socially mediated plasticity and polymorphism: Integrating theory and experiment to predict alternative phenotypes," Elizabeth Lange , Department of Biological science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes.

Thursday, November 7 – Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am – 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, No seminar.

Thursday, November 7 – Thursday, November 7, 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm, the Great Hall, 4th Floor, The Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House—PIE WORKSHOP, "Promoting active student engagement." Learn and share strategies to use in the classroom, no matter what your discipline or learning environment. Program for Instructional Excellence (PIE), Florida State University. Registr at https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cwDfQXfmRsEuttb

Thursday, November 7 – Thursday, November 7, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 1024 KIN—FACULTY MEETING

Thursday, November 7 – Thursday, November 7, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Conservation in Florida - protecting natural Florida landscapes for plants and people," Susan Carr. 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, November 8 – Friday, November 8, 10:30 am – 10:30 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Constructing a single-cell transcriptomic atlas of cells regulating Drosophila oogenesis and ovulation and understanding the role of Notch signaling during development and tumorigenesis," Allison Jevitt, Department of Biological science, Florida State University. Advisors: Dr. Wu-Min Deng and Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological science, Florida State University.

Friday, November 8 – Friday, November 8, 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm, 2057 KIN—TCGA TALK, "Regulation of actin-dependent processes in the early Drosophila embryo by Centrocortin and Rho1," Caitlyn Blake Hedges, Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University. Host: The Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Student Association (TCGA), Florida State University.

Friday, November 8 – Friday, November 8, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "From individuals to populations: linking the effects of density across scales," Jessie Mutz, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Hosts: Dr. Brian D. Inouye and Dr. Nora Underwood.

Sunday, November 10 – Sunday, November 10, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 499 DSL—SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING SEMINAR, "Bridging the gap between machine learning and neuroscience," Nathan Crock, Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State University.


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