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October 14 through October 18, 2019

Monday, October 14 – Monday, October 14, 10:00 am – 10:00 am, 1303 MSR—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES DISSERTATION DEFENSE, "How neurons make the right connections: the role of Dprs and DIPs in sexually dimorphic behaviors," Nicole Newell, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Michelle Arbeitman, Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biomedical Science, Florida State University.

Monday, October 14 – Monday, October 14, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 2057 KIN—BIO/NEURO POSTDOC WORKSHOP LECTURE AND LUNCH, "Demystifying the transition between academia and industry," Dr. Brittany Sexton, Development Scientist, New England Biolabs, Boston, MA. Dr. Sexton is an FSU Ph.D. alumna of the Jonathan Dennis lab. She will talk about her experiences as a Postdoctoral Scholar at Harvard Medical School and transition to a Scientist position at NEB.

Wednesday, October 16 – Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, 1400 COM—BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "Neural activity of taste-regulated decisions in the gustatory cortex," Dr. Roberto Vincis, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. Michelle Arbeitman, Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University.

Wednesday, October 16 – Wednesday, October 16, 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm, A211 PDB—NEUROSCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "The future of treating patients with obesity," Dr. Kevin Grove, Vice President, Obesity Research Unit, Novo Nordisk Research Center, Inc., Seattle, WA .

Thursday, October 17 – Thursday, October 17, 9:30 am – 9:30 am, 2057 KIN—PLANT SCIENCES SEMINAR, Maize hybrid decay, Zachary Turpin, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. A brief discussion of Xue W, et al., (2019) Hybrid Decay: A Transgenerational Epigenetic Decline in Vigor and Viability Triggered in Backcross Populations of Teosinte with Maize. Genetics, 213(September):genetics.302378.2019. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.119.302378

Thursday, October 17 – Thursday, October 17, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, A211 PDB—SPECIAL PRESENTATION AND GRADUATE STUDENT LUNCH WITH SPEAKER, "Career development for industry," Dr. Kevin Grove, Vice President, Obesity Research Unit, Novo Nordisk Research Center, Inc., Seattle, WA . Dr. Grove will give a short presentation/workshop entitled, "Career Development for Industry" prior to the informal lunch forum beginning 12:30pm. Graduate Students, Undergrads and Postdocs are welcome to attend this informal lunch session.

Thursday, October 17 – Thursday, October 17, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, TBA, Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Host: Dr. David Houle, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.

Friday, October 18 – Friday, October 18, 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 1024 KIN—ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION SEMINAR, "The dynamic paleoecology of the lowland neotropics: impacts of climate and humans," Dr. Mark Brenner, Land Use and Environmental Change Institute and Department of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Host: Dr. Sophie J. McCoy, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University.


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