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

  • January 24: Dr. Alan Marshall, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL
    Ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry: extending the size and detail of biomolecule structure analysis
    Host: Dr. Hongchang Cui

  • January 31: Dr. Joel McGlothlin, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    Building an adaptation: 300 million years of toxin resistance evolution
    Host: Elizabeth Lange

  • February 14: Dr. Hank W. Bass, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Genome regulation and transmission in a model eukaryote; i.e. why I love maize
    Host: Dr. Hongchang Cui

  • February 28: Oliver Rando, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
    Daddy issues: effects of paternal environments in the next generation in mammals
    Host: Jason Lynn

  • March 14: Dr. Scott Burgess, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    The evolution of dispersal in the sea
    Host: To be announced

  • March 28: Dr. Minoree Kohwi, Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, NY
    Genome architecture dynamics and neural progenitor competence
    Host: Aliza DeNobrega

  • April 11: Dr. Megan C. King, Associate Professor of Cell Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
    Genome integrity in context: how the cell biology of the nucleus influences DNA repair
    Host: Dr. Hong-guo Yu

  • April 18: Dr. Jennifer B. H. Martiny, Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA
    The role of microbial communities in an ecosystem's response to environmental change
    Host: Margaret Vogel

  • April 25: Dr. David M. Gilbert, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Regulation of replication timing and chromosome architecture
    Host: Dr. Hongchang Cui