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BioNotes, 21-03-01


March 1 through March 5, 2021

Monday, March 1 – Monday, March 1, 8:00 am – 8:00 am, Virtual—SOUTHEASTERN TRANSLATIONAL CELL BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM - REGISTRATION OPENS Registration opens early March for symposium held Thursday-Friday, April 8-9, 11:00am-5:00pm. This FREE, virtual event highlights the exciting work being done by grad students, although everyone is invited to participate and attend! This year features two panel discussions on increasing diversity and maintaining mental health. Abstract submissions open in early March (oral talk consideration – March 16th, posters – March 23rd). Submitted abstracts cover a variety of topics but especially focus on cell biology as it relates to human health. Visit the website (https://stcbsymposium.org/) to learn more!

Monday, March 1 – Monday, March 1, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—NUTRITION, FOOD, AND EXERCISE SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Nutritional consideration for female athletes," Kristy Elliott-Sale, Ph.D., Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom. Zoom link provided to department email list; contact Dr. Bradley Gordon (bsgordon@fsu.edu)to request link without list subscription.

Tuesday, March 2 – Tuesday, March 2, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, Zoom—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, TBA, Sonia Kiran.

Wednesday, March 3 – Wednesday, March 3, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, Zoom—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Skeletal myosin binding protein-C (MyBP-C): a new regulator of muscle contraction and force generation," Dr. Taejeong Song, Heart, Lung, and Vascular Institute, University of Cincinnati, OH. Host: Dr. Jose R. Pinto, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University. Join on Zoom: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/92172559141 Meeting ID: 921 7255 9141. Password required; contact ryan.teston@med.fsu.edu to request it.

Wednesday, March 3 – Wednesday, March 3, 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Zoom—PIE WORKSHOP, "Giving and receiving feedback: improving student self-regulation and developing an honest classroom culture," Aaron Ridall, Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Program for Instructional Excellence (PIE), Florida State University. This Workshop will focus on how educators can use feedback to help students succeed across a variety of tasks, how and when we should incorporate feedback that we receive into our own teaching practices, and an introduction to methods for giving and receiving feedback—both face-to-face and digitally. To receive Zoom link, preregister at: http://bit.ly/REGIS_0303.

Thursday, March 4 – Thursday, March 4, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Zoom—FACULTY MEETING

Friday, March 5 – Friday, March 5, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Understanding the roles of fires and forests in bumble bee conservation," John M. Mola, Ph.D., Ecologist and Mendenhall Fellow, Fort Collins Science Center, CO.. Links to talks will be sent via departmental EE email lists. For link without subscription to the mailing list, please contact Michael Cortez (mcortez@fsu.edu).

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