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BioNotes, 2024-04-15

BioNotes

April 15 through April 19, 2024


Monday, April 15 – Monday, April 15, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, Bradley Reading Room, Strozier Library—CAROTHERS FACULTY LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Opportunities for conserving marine species in a changing world: a case study with turtles," Dr. Marianna Fuentes, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, FSU. Lunch provided, RSVP required. To sign up, visit https://fda.fsu.edu/carothers-lectures

Tuesday, April 16 – Tuesday, April 16, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—DON CASPAR LECTURE, "Histone modifications in transcription and beyond," Dr. Cynthia Wolberger, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Host: Hong Li, Ph.D., Institute of Molecular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FSU.

Wednesday, April 17 – Wednesday, April 17, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Seminole Cafe—DEPARTMENT LUNCH Host: Dr. Steven Lenhert. Bio Lunch! Join your fellow Bio department members (faculty, staff, students, postdocs) for lunch at the Seminole Cafe. No need to plan or prepare. Just come sit at the Bio table. The Seminole Cafe dining hall on campus, a short and pleasant walk from any of the buildings.

Wednesday, April 17 – Wednesday, April 17, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1400 COM and Zoom—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR 'Unraveling immune targets in arrythmogenic cardiomyopathy: insights and therapeutic prospects,' Emily Shiel, Chelko lab; 'Investigation of the dRP lyase activity of base excision repair polymerases,' Turner Seay, Suo lab, both Department of Biomedical Sciences. For Zoom details, contact DL-MedBMSPRTeam@med.fsu.edu

Wednesday, April 17 – Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Challenger Learning Center, Tallahassee, FL—TALLAHASSEE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY HORIZONS SEMINAR, "Digital specimens and the future of natural history museums," David C. Blackburn, Ph.D. , Department of Natural History, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. Host: Tallahassee Scientific Society.

Thursday, April 18 – Thursday, April 18, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, 1056 KIN—DEPARTMENTAL HOBBY HOUR Host: April Wooten. Who: Anyone affiliated with the Biology department Why: build community, provide a mental health break

Thursday, April 18 – Thursday, April 18, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Predator-prey interactions: the avian visual sensory perspective," Dr. Esteban Fernandez-Juricic, Purdue University. Host: Tyler Hunt, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, April 19 – Friday, April 19, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, 1056 KIN—DEPARTMENTAL HOBBY HOUR Host: April Wooten. Who: Anyone affiliated with the Biology department Why: build community, provide a mental health break

Friday, April 19 – Friday, April 19, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 2057 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION RESEARCH DISCUSSION GROUP Host: Miles Robertson. Graduate-Student Only; Informally known as EERDG

Friday, April 19 – Friday, April 19, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Bringing together animal behavior and sensory biology to minimize animal collisions in the Anthropocene," Dr. Esteban Fernandez-Juricic, Purdue University. Host: Tyler Hunt, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Saturday, April 20 – Sunday, April 21, 10:40 am – 10:40 am, Turnbull Conference Center 555 W Pensacola St., Tallahassee, FL—NANO FLORIDA 2024 CONFERENCE Host: FAMU division of Research and FSU College of Arts and Sciences. A student oriented conference on nanoscience and nanotechnology that has taken place at different universities throughout Florida, this year hosted by FSU and FAMU. The conference brings together researchers interested in nanoscale phenomena from a variety of scientific fields including biology, chemistry, and physics, with an emphasis on applications in medicine and engineering. For more information visit https://insi.fsu.edu/nanoflorida-2024


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