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January

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr. Paolo Oliveira, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, Ant-plant-herbivore interactions in the Neotropical “cerrado” savanna: From behavioral to community ecology.

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Distinguished Glaser Seminar 2015 Epigenetics & Chromatin Dr. Steven Henikoff Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Howard Hughes Medical Institute/University of Washington

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr. Margaret Deval, Louisiana Forest Service, TBD

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Venue:Marine Science Building, Biscayne Bay Campus

The Biology Research Symposium is a celebration of research conducted by students in the biological sciences at FIU. The purpose of the Symposium is to allow students to present their projects, proposals, and results in a friendly, professional atmosphere. At the same time, the entire Department benefits as people become familiar with the work of others. Graduate and undergraduate students are allocated oral presentation and poster slots. All faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate, and undergra

February

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr. Rui Santos, University of the Algarve, Portugal, Seagrass productivity, from genes to ecosystem management

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Dr. David Kuhn, USDA ARS, TBD

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Venue:AC1-317 (BBC)

Dr. Valerie Paul, Smithsonian Institution. "Chemical ecology of seaweed-coral-herbivore interactions on Caribbean reefs."

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr. Catteruccia, TBD UGS student-invited

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Dr. Alan Covich, University of Georgia, Effects of extremely variable flows on stream food webs in the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico

March

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr. Jose Lopez, NOVA Southeastern University, TBD

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr Matthew Cohen, UF Still tentative, TBD

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Venue:AC1-317 (BBC) with polycom to AHC1-216 (MMC)

"Chemical ecology of seaweed-coral-herbivore interactions on Caribbean reefs". Dr. Valerie Paul from the Smithsonian Institution.

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Dr. Ken Dawson-Scully, FAU, Invertebrate Models of Epilepsy: Uncovering Drugs and Targets for Febrile and Electronconvulsive Seizure

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr. Diego Lirman, University of Miami, Propagation and Restoration of the Threatened Caribbean Staghorn Coral, Acropora cervicornis: From Gardening to Landscaping

April

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr. Darold Batzer, University of Georgia, TBD

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC) with Polycom to TBD (MMC)

Dr. Michael Gonsior, University of Maryland. "What do we know about the molecular composition of marine chromophoric dissolved organic matter?"

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to TBD (MMC)

"What do we know about the molecular composition of marine chromophoric dissolved organic matter?". Dr. Michael Gonsior, University of Maryland.

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Dr. Brian Enquist, University of Arizona, TBD UGS student-invited

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Dr. George Wolff, University of Liverpool. "Benthic - pelagic coupling in hte deeap sea. A dynamic."

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Dr. Steven Roberts, University of Washington. "Does DNA methylation facilitate phenotypic plasticity in marine invertebrates?"

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Venue:AC1-317 (BBC) with polycom to TBD (MMC)

"Benthic-pelagic coupling in the deep sea. A dynamic system". Dr. George Wolff, University of Liverpool.

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Venue:WC 130 (MMC) with Polycom to MSB 105 (BBC)

Dr Stephen Smith, University of Hawaii, TBD UGS student-invited speaker

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to TBD (MMC)

"Does DNA methylation facilitate phenotypic plasticity in marine invertebrates?". Dr. Steven Roberts, University of Washington. End of semester BBQ to follow seminar.

May

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to AHC-216 (MMC)

This Friday we are closing the 2015 edition of the "Worlds Ahead Marine Sciences Seminar Series" with the visit of Dr. Emily Monroe from the Dept. of Biology at William Patterson University. In this opportunity, Dr. Monroe will be presenting the seminar "Polyketide Synthase Gene Expression in the Florida Red Tide Dinoflagellate, Karenia brevis".

August

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty: Coral Symbioses and their responses to the surrounding Environment

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

Lidia Kos: Title TDB

September

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Dr. Heather Bracken-Grissom with the talk “Evolution of bioluminescence and light detection in the deep sea”

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to AHC-216 (MMC)

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. Heather Bracken-Grissom, "Evolution of bioluminesecnce and light detection in the deep sea".

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

Eric von Wettberg: Explaining and conserving plant genetic diversity: from model species to orphan crops.

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

Dee Mills: Forensic Microbiology – What’s that all about?

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to AHC-216 (MMC)

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. Jose Eirin-Lopez, "Environmental epigenetic responses in marine organisms".

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

BIO Faculty talks Steve Oberbauer: Watering the rainforest; testing controls on tropical rainforest tree growth Fernando Noriega: Title TDB

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh, Director of BSI, FIU: Topoisomerases as “Double-Edged Swords” in Tree of Life

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to AHC-216 (MMC)

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. Piero Gardinali and Dr. Rudolf Jaffe, "Assessing environmental dynamics of natural organic matter in aquatic systems".

October

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

Emeline Maillet, DemeRx, Inc., Miami: Title TDB

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to AHC-216 (MMC)

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. Michael Heithaus, "Assessing the ecological importance of top predators in coastal oceans and estuaries".

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

BIO Faculty talks Tim Collins: Title TBD Joel Trexler: Detecting early warning signs of ecological regime shifts using time series: An example from the Everglades.

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

Jose Dubeux, University of Florida: Forage legumes in livestock production systems: challenges and opportunities

November

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

tentatively reserved for grad speaker

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to AHC-216 (MMC)

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. Ana Tronholm, "I. A journey from algal species delimitation to genomics; II. Introduction of ALreG: a new Algae Research Group at Southern Florida."

Biology Department Seminar

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Venue:WC 130 and Polcyom to MSB 105

tentatively reserved for grad speaker

Biology Department Seminar

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Ivan Baxter, Donald Danforth Plant Sciences Center (BSI sponsored seminar): Ionomics and Genome-Wide Association Studies

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to AHC-216 (MMC)

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. Yuying Zhang, "Impacts of stock spatial structure and connectivity on the stock assessment and management of the Caribbean spiny lobster".

Biology Department Seminar

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Bill Browne, University of Miami: Title TDB

December

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Venue:MSB 150 (BBC) with Polycom to AHC-216 (MMC)

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. Kevin Boswell, "Ocean Drones".

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Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. James Fourqurean, "Diving for Science at FIU".