FSU - Biological Science

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

BioNotes, 22-10-31


October 31 through November 4, 2022

Monday, October 31 – Monday, October 31, 2:30 pm – 2:30 pm, 2057 KIN—CMB WORKS IN PROGRESS SEMINARS Cecilia Bouaichi from Vincis lab will present, 'Intra-oral thermal processing in the gustatory cortex of awake mice,' and a speaker from Dennis lab will present, TBD.

Tuesday, November 1 – Tuesday, November 1, 11:15 am – 11:15 am, 112 KLB—BIOCHEMISTRY/STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Assembly of RNA and protein complexes during transcription," Prof. Sarah Woodson, T.C. Jenkins Professor of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University. Host: Prof. Hong Li, Institute of Moleacular Biophysics and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University.

Tuesday, November 1 – Tuesday, November 1, 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Challenger Learning Center, 200 S Duval St., Tallahassee, FL 32301—TALLAHASSEE SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY GOLD MEDAL AWARD AND PRESENTATION, "The science of science teaching and learning: a look at how people learn science best," Dr. Ellen Granger, FSU Department of Biological Sciences, Director of the Office of STEM Teaching Activities and Co-Director of FSU Teach. Host: Tallahassee Scientific Society. Tallahassee Scientific Society is proud to announce Dr. Ellen Granger as the 2022 Gold Medal Award recipient! She will be recognized with a reception (6:00pm), award ceremony (7:00pm) and presentation. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 3 – Thursday, November 3, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, TBD—FACULTY MEETING

Thursday, November 3 – Thursday, November 3, 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 1024 KIN—FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETING, "Place knowledge of the Apalachicola National Forest," Todd Engstom. Host: Magnolia Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society. The collective experience of generations of students have given us a substantial understanding of the ecology of the Apalachicola National Forest, used to advocate for ecological forest management for 45years. This presentation will be a broad overview of the effects of management–particularly fire and intensive silviculture--on the native plants and wildlife of the forest with ideas on where we should be heading. Socializing begins at 7:00, chapter meeting at 7:30, and presentation at 7:45. Free and open to the public.

Friday, November 4 – Friday, November 4, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "Connecting the dots across scales: the need for an integrative understanding of the disease triangle for amphibian conservation," Dr. Anna V. Longo, Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Host: Dr. Emily Lemmon, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

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