FSU Biology - Colloquium series, 2018-2017

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

2018-2019 Biological Science Colloquium Series

Colloquia meet at 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays, in room 1024 King Life Sciences Building on the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida. Colloquia are open to the public; faculty meetings and graduate-student orientation are not.

Fall Series

  • September 13: Dr. P. Dee Boersma, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Penguins as ecosystem sentinels
    Host: Dr. Daniel Okamoto

  • September 20:
    No colloquium
    Host: To be announced

  • September 27: Dr. Nitin Phadnis, Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    Genomic conflicts and speciation in Drosophila
    Host: Micaiah Ward

  • October 11: Dr. Vojo Deretic, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
    Mammalian autophagy v2.0
    Host: Dr. Qian Yin

  • October 18: Dr. Mathew Leibold, Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    Rethinking metacommunity ecology
    Host: Dr. Thomas E. Miller

  • October 25: Dr. Zuoxing Wang, Department of Psychology, Florida State University
    A unique animal model for social neuroscience research
    Host: Dr. Hongchang Cui

  • November 8: Dr. Janneke Hille Ris Lambers , Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    When do flowers flower? The importance of wildflower phenology for plants, insects and people under changing climates
    Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye

  • November 15: Dr. Rebecca Fuller, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
    The pervasive effects of lighting environments on the evolution of color patterns, color vision, and animal behavior in a killifish
    Host: Dr. Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes

  • November 29: Dr. Patrick Phillips, The Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
    The systems genetics of aging: evolutionary, functional, and pharmacological perspectives
    Host: Dr. Scott Steppan

Spring Series