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BioNotes, 2023-03-27

BioNotes

March 27 through March 31, 2023


Monday, March 27 – Monday, March 27, 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm, 2057 KIN—CMB WORKS IN PROGRESS SEMINAR, "Physiological and pathological roles of troponin subunits in cardiac muscle," Yun Shi, Chase lab, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Monday, March 27 – Monday, March 27, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN and Zoom—MASTERS THESIS DEFENSE, "Exploring the drivers of seagrass meadow organic carbon burial and storage through meta-analytic and laboratory approaches," Sean McCollum, FSU Coastal and Marine Lab and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. Sophie McCoy. Attend in person at 2057 KIN, or on Zoom: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/99299771095

Tuesday, March 28 – Tuesday, March 28, 10:00 am – 10:00 am, 2057 KIN—DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "Investigating biologic repeatability at different biological levels: the genomic and phenotypic response to parallel phenotypic artificial selection in Drosophila melanogaster and D. simulans," Luke Jones, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Advisor: Dr. David Houle.

Wednesday, March 29 – Wednesday, March 29, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Cellular diversity and regeneration in taste buds," Dr. Linda Barlow, MD, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. Host: Dr. Roberto Vincis, Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. There will also be a grad student lunch with the speaker Thursday, March 30, 2023 from 12:30PM until 01:30PM, A211 PDB. Graduate and undergraduate students and postdocs welcome, lunch provided on a first-come, first served basis.

Thursday, March 30 – Thursday, March 30, 9:30 am – 9:30 am, Zoom—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Genomics-enabled plant physiology to understand plant responses to climate change," Dr. Courtney Leisner, Auburn University. Join on Zoom: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/94546468850

Thursday, March 30 – Thursday, March 30, 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 1150 COM and Zoom—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SPECIAL PRESENTATION, "Cannabis and pain relief alternative to opioids," Adie Wilson-Poe, Ph.D., Legacy research Institute, Portland, OR. Host: Dr. Richard Nowakowski, Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University. Join in person at 1150 COM or on Zoom: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/97842352274

Thursday, March 30 – Thursday, March 30, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Zoom—DEPARTMENT DIALOGUE, Critical shifts, solutions, leadership and collective action. All department members (faculty, staff, students) are invited to a community dialogue on Thursday, March 30th at 3:30 – 5 PM via Zoom, run by professional facilitator Dr. Issac Carter.
During this community dialogue, we plan to: 1. Finalize the prioritization of critical shifts, 2. Generate ideas for solutions and projects to achieve our top priority shifts, and 3. Build momentum and collective leadership towards a more inclusive and supportive department community. Join Zoom Meeting: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/94052675946 Meeting ID: 940 5267 5946
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Friday, March 31 – Friday, March 31, 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm, EOA 1050—EOAS COLLOQUIUM, "Opportunities for the conservation of threatened marine megafauna: a case study with marine turtles," Dr. Mariana Fuentes, Department of Earth, Ocean, Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University.

Friday, March 31 – Friday, March 31, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, " Intraspecific variation in social transmission of fear in a livebearing fish, Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora," Alli Duffy. Host: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Sunday, April 2 – Sunday, April 2, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY AND STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Combating fosfomycin resistance in gram-positive pathogens," Dr. Matthew K. Thompson, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Alabama. Host: Dr. Wei Yang, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.


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