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BioNotes, 21-02-15


February 15 through February 19, 2021

Monday, February 15 – Monday, February 15, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—NUTRITION, FOOD, AND EXERCISE SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Identification and characterization of novel genes in skeletal muscle atrophy," David Waddell, Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL. Zoom link provided to department email list; contact Dr. Bradley Gordon (bsgordon@fsu.edu)to request link without list subscription.

Wednesday, February 17 – Wednesday, February 17, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, Zoom—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Precision medicine for heart failure," Dr. Michael Greenberg, Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO. Host: Dr. Jose R. Pinto, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University. Join on Zoom: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/96320504738 Meeting ID: 963 2050 4738. Password required; contact ryan.teston@med.fsu.edu to request it.

Thursday, February 18 – Thursday, February 18, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Control of human chromosome dynamics by ASAR IncRNA genes," Dr. Matthew Thayer, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR. Host: Athanasios (Ethan) Vouzas, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Thursday, February 18 – Thursday, February 18, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—COLLEGE OF MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS, "Parkinson's disease pathology and associated risk factors: lessons from preclinical animal models," Vedad Delic, Ph.D., Research Scientist, New Jersey Veterans Biomedical Research Institute. Talk from 4-5pm, open discussion from 5-5:45pm. Join on Zoom: Zoom link: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/99253509704

Thursday, February 18 – Thursday, February 18, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Zoom—PINES TO PALMS: CELEBRATING OUR COMMUNITY FORESTS VIRTUAL KICKOFF Host: Apalachee Audubon Society. Virtual celebration kickoff with panel discussion 7-8p.m., featuring Shane Wellingdorf, Wakulla County resident and Conservation Coordinator at Tall Timbers Research Station; Robin Will, longtime Supervisory Refuge Ranger and environmental educator at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge; Chuck Hess, Wakulla County Commissioner and retired wildlife biologist on the Apalachicola National Forest; and Terry Baker, CEO Society of American Foresters. Free and open to the public; to receive Zoom link, pre-register at http://bit.ly/34YGPiq.

Friday, February 19 – Friday, February 19, 10:00 am – 10:00 am, Zoom—SUPPORTING OUR DIVERSE STUDENTS FEST, "Inclusive teaching practices workshop," FSU Center for Advancement of Teaching (CAT). The second of a series of workshops co-organized by the FSU Program for Instructional Excellence (PIE), Biological Science department’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEIC), and the Bio Teaching Discussion Group, this interactive event is open to all: faculty, staff, postdocs, and students in or outside the Biological Science department. Please register in advance to receive Zoom link and access details: https://fsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkdeysqTMiG9Qd-QYjsdSsePg3Hcyc_BAc

Friday, February 19 – Friday, February 19, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, Wakulla Springs State Park—PINES TO PALMS: OLD GROWTH FOREST DEDICATION Host: Apalachee Audubon Society. The Legacy Property at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park will be formally inducted into the Old-Growth Forest Network. Dr. Sarah Horsley, Network Manager of the Old-Growth Forest Network, will present a plaque to park officials. The Lodge at Wakulla Springs will offer a special lunch buffet for $19.99. Following lunch, participants are welcome to enjoy a self-guided scavenger hunt of the Sally Ward Trail. Registration is required and space is limited. RSVP to Jeff Hugo no later than February 15 at jeffrey.hugo@floridadep.gov or 850-561-7286. More information: https://www.floridastateparks.org/events/old-growth-forest-dedication-ceremony

Friday, February 19 – Friday, February 19, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Factors enabling octocoral diversification at both sides of tropical America," Juan Sánchez . Link to talk will be sent via departmental EE email list. For link without subscription to the mailing list, please contact Michael Cortez (mcortez@fsu.edu).

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