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Department of Biological Sciences Events

September 16 - October 16, 2019

Monday, September 16

Bioseminar Series: New magnitude of macroalgal blooms:  causes, impacts and challenges

Seminar by Dr. Ligia Collado-Vides (Florida International University) presenting her research on causes and consequences of blooms of Sargassum and other...

Friday, September 20

Stanford Biosciences Summer Research & Graduate Programs Information Session

Stanford Biosciences comprises 14 interdisciplinary home programs. Students pursuing their PhDs in the Biosciences at Stanford are fully funded, including...

Monday, September 23

Bioseminar Series: Coding and reliability in electric fish signals

Seminar by Dr. Phil Stoddard (Department of Biological Sciences, FIU) presenting his research on neuroethology and behavioral ecology of communication in...

Monday, September 30

Bioseminar series: The art of being small: implications of miniaturisation on insect vision and behavior

Seminar by Dr. Ravindra Palavalli-Nettimi (Department of Biological Sciences, FIU) presenting his research on how being tiny affects vision and behavior in...

Tuesday, October 1

Harvard Summer Research & Graduate Programs Information Session

David Van Vactor, PhD, is a professor of Cell Biology in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and a member of both the Program in...

A microRNA-dependent regulatory mechanism that controls the fate of the intestinal stem cell lineage in drosophila

Join us for a talk on "A microRNA-Dependent Regulatory Mechanism that Controls the Fate of the Intestinal Stem Cell Lineage in Drosophila” with Dr. David Van...

Monday, October 7

Bioseminar Series: Expanding basic entomological knowledge using mosquito surveillance bycatch

Seminar by Dr. Lawrence J. Hribar (Florida Keys Mosquito Control District) presenting his entomological discoveries from mosquito surveillance bycatch in...

Monday, October 14

Bioseminar series: Parkinson’s disease: Pathogenic mechanisms and therapeutic strategies

Seminar by Dr. Kim Tieu (Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, FIU) presenting his research on mechanisms of neuronal dysfunction and degeneration...