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BioNotes, 21-03-15


March 15 through March 19, 2021

Monday, March 15 – Monday, March 15, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—NUTRITION, FOOD, AND EXERCISE SCIENCE SEMINAR, "Force plates: monitoring athletic performance and fatigue," Katey Schwendinger, Department of Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Science, Florida State University. Zoom link provided to department email list; contact Dr. Bradley Gordon (bsgordon@fsu.edu)to request link without list subscription.

Tuesday, March 16 – Tuesday, March 16, 11:00 am – 11:00 am, Virtual—SOUTHEASTERN TRANSLATIONAL CELL BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM - ORAL ABSTRACTS DUE Virtual event to be held via Whova on Thursday-Friday, April 8-9, 11:00am-5:00pm. Registration and abstract submission are completely FREE! Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Rothstein of Johns Hopkins. Panels: Increasing and Highlighting Diversity in Science; Staying Sane: Maintaining a Healthy Work-Life Balance. Visit the website (https://stcbsymposium.org/virtual-info/) for deadlines, registration, and abstract submission details!

Tuesday, March 16 – Tuesday, March 16, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, Zoom—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Membrane mechanics: toward atomic resolution understanding of membranes and membrane-associated biochemistry," Adam Frost, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine, San Francisco, UT. Join on Zoom: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/99967095197 Meeting ID: 999 6709 5197.

Wednesday, March 17 – Wednesday, March 17, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—THE SCIENTIFIC LIFE: EXPLORING THE PRACTICE OF SCIENCE, Part of a discussion series about how an interest in life sciences can grow into a rewarding profession, Dr. Genevieve Bell (2018 PhD alumna, FSU Program in Neuroscience and D. Fadool lab), Visiting Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, Centre College, Danville, KY. Host: The Florida State University Program in Neuroscience. Pre-register to receive Zoom access details: https://fsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lceGhrDIjHdTgbJOhVPq1nci9uutmQbIn
Submit a question for Dr. Bell: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1yNS3npzH7bnz4p
For more information on this series, contact Nicole Lilly, nlilly@neuro.fsu.edu, 850-645-9565.

Thursday, March 18 – Thursday, March 18, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Mechanisms driving the context-dependent relationships between host species richness and disease," Dr. Michael Cortez, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Join on Zoom: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/98727006938

Thursday, March 18 – Thursday, March 18, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Zoom—TRIBETA NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY COLLOQUIUM , "Birds, food, fat, and fruit flies: a research journey supporting biological instruction," Dr. Steven Marks, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Ms. Alana Chang, BBB President. Drs. D. and J. Fadool, BBB faculty advisors.
Join on Zoom: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/92987461706

Friday, March 19 – Friday, March 19, 11:45 am – 11:45 am, Zoom—DIRECTO SPRING CONVERSATION SERIES, "Motivation, identity and representation." Host: Diversity & Inclusion in Research & Teaching Organization (DIRECTO), Florida State University. One of a series of events offering a brave space for individuals and groups within FSU and surrounding community to discuss issues surrounding diversity, inclusion, and equity, and take away tangible ways to incorporate diversity and inclusion in research and teaching. Free and open to all. Zoom link provided to registered participants. Register at: http://bit.ly/DIRECTO-CONVO-SP21-3-19-21

Friday, March 19 – Friday, March 19, 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Zoom—THREE PART GRANTS WORKSHOP: PART 1, Learn about eligibility and mechanisms for grant applications. Part 1 of a 3-part series of workshops (Part 1: March 19,22; Part 2: June 16, 23; Part 3: Sept.29, Oct.6) hosted by by Debra D. Fadool, Ph.D. (OPDA) and Adrienne Stephenson Ph.D. (OGFA). Are you contemplating submitting a grant application? What is the proposal transmittal form? How do you create a budget? This interactive series will provide an overview of the various grant mechanisms and help you kick start the application process. Intramural Grant Award! $750 for Doctoral and $1000 for Postdoctoral. Must attend all 3 workshop components and submit extramural application. More information: https://opda.fsu.edu/events-workshops/upcoming-events
Register at: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5zt9yBzKgjyAJb8

Friday, March 19 – Friday, March 19, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Zoom—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The genomic response to parallel phenotypic artificial selection in Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila simulans," Luke Jones, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. David Houle, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. 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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