Seminar Series


The seminar series is a weekly scientific forum with the following goals:

  • Maintain awareness of research within the department by providing faculty members an opportunity to disseminate professional accomplishments to their peers
  • Foster inter-departmental interactions and collaborations by including speakers from other departments/units on campus with shared interests
  • Promote the professional development of graduate students/postdocs within the department by inclusion within the series
  • Support professional development of faculty by inviting notable speakers from outside institutions

Location and Times

  • Generally each Wednesday, from 12:00 - 1:00pm (see schedule below)
  • Room 1400 of the College of Medicine unless noted otherwise. 

Nominating Speakers or Questions Regarding the Series

Seminar Schedule

Dates Speaker Speaker Affiliation Host
January 30, 2019 Jerome Irianto FSU Biomedical Sciences Yi Zhou
February 6, 2019 Ken Taylor FSU IMB Zucai Suo
February 13, 2019 Andreas Matouschek University of Texas Austin Robert Tomko
February 20, 2019 Zhenghe Wang Case Western Yanchang Wang
February 27, 2019 John Lis Cornell Jamila Horabin
March 6, 2019 Qian Yin FSU Biology Zucai Suo
March 13, 2019 Yue Wang FSU Biomedical Sciences Yi Zhou
March 27, 2019 Deborah Suchecki Sao Paulo University, Brazil Mohamed Kabbaj
April 3, 2019 Beth Stroupe FSU Biology Zucai Suo
April 10, 2019 Houhui Xia University of Rochester Yi Zhou
April 17, 2019 Derek Nee FSU Psychology Yi Zhou
April 24, 2019 James Lawlor Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology Mike Blaber
May 1, 2019 Xiaobing Zhang FSU Psychology Yi Zhou
May 8, 2019 Elizabeth Hammock FSU Psychology Yi Zhou
May 15, 2019 Brad Gordon FSU Nutrition Robert Tomko
May 22, 2019 Rebecca Buchwalter FSU Biomedical Sciences Tim Megraw
May 29, 2019 Zachary Jones FSU Biomedical Sciences Yi Zhou
June 19, 2019 Karissa Dieseldorff FSU Biomedical Sciences Jose Pinto
June 26, 2019 Jaime Johnston FSU Biomedical Sciences Jose Pinto
July 3, 2019 Michelle Arbeitman FSU Biomedical Sciences Promotion Talk
July 10, 2019 Judy Delp FSU Biomedical Sciences Tenure Talk
July 17, 2019 Sanjay Kumar FSU Biomedical Sciences Promotion Talk
July 24, 2019 Yi Zhou FSU Biomedical Sciences Promotion Talk
July 31, 2019 Choogon Lee FSU Biomedical Sciences Promotion Talk
August 7, 2019 Scott Stagg FSU Chemistry Zucai Suo
August 14, 2019 Connie Tenorio FSU Biomedical Sciences Mike Blaber
September 11, 2019 Melissa Martin FSU Biomedical Sciences  
September 18, 2019 Randi Reed FSU Biomedical Sciences Robb Tomko
October 9, 2019 Sara York FSU Biomedical Sciences  
November 6, 2019 Scott Wilson University of Alabama Birmingham Yi Zhou
November 20, 2019 Yuna Son FSU Biomedical Sciences Akash Gunjan
February 5, 2020 David Bentley   Diego Zorio