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January

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be hosting an international conference in Partial Differential Equations, Complex Analysis, and Related Topics from 01/4/2016 to 01/07/ 2016.

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Venue:AHC4-402

The search committee for the BSI open rank faculty position will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, AHC4-402, 1pm-3pm.

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Venue:WC 130

Dr. Timothy J Hohman from Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center will host a lecture.

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Venue:AHC4-401

The search committee for the BSI open rank faculty position will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, AHC4-401, 3pm – 6pm.

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Venue:WC-130

Dr. Ya-Ming Hou, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Thomas Jefferson University will be hosting a lecture.

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Venue:GC 287B

In this talk, Charles Starkey argues for a radical shift in our assumptions about the psychology of virtue.

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Venue:GL 220

This workshop will consist of brief presentations and success stories by three FIU faculty members who have been PIs on recent NEH grants.

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Venue:AHC1, Room 110

This presentation will describe the Philadelphia Police School Diversion Program, a city-wide effort to stem the school-to-prison pipeline.

February

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Venue:GC Room 243

Several faculty members will speak about the ZIKA watch.

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Venue:MARC Pavilion

Sara Munson Deats, Distinguished University Professor Emerita at the University of South Florida will give a lecture as part of a month-long celebration of "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare" at FIU.

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Venue:WC, Room 130

Dr. Alia Matysik from the University of Leipzig, Germany will be hosting a lecture.

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Venue:WC 130

The aim of the meeting is to discuss the scientific opportunities in high-energy electron scattering from nuclei with JLAB 12 GeV upgrade and a future Electron-Ion Collider (EIC).

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Venue:DM, Room 193

Philosophers have traditionally treated physicalism as an empirically informed metaphysical thesis. This approach faces a problem known as Hempel’s Dilemma.

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Venue:ECS 135

Dr. Lisa Goddard is a globally recognized expert on El Niño and La Niña, decadal prediction and near-term climate change. She will be speaking on these topics.

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Venue:AHC4-202

Join us for a Special Q&A Session to Students and Postdocs with Stefan K. F. Schwabe ’74, FIU Chemistry Alumni in Industry.

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Venue:AHC4-301

The workshop is a primer on the LA Program and the essential elements of the Learning Assistant model.

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Venue:AHC1 Room 110

This talk will highlight new findings on gender harassment: conduct that disparages employees of one gender but implies no sexual advance.

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Venue:PCA 131

FIU welcomes Victoria Rogers, Vice President for the Arts at the Knight Foundation to talk with our faculty.

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Venue:WC 130

Leaders from the offices of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer at three institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will discuss and highlight valuable resources available to researchers and small business owners.

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Venue:GC Ballrooms, FIU

Selenis Leyva will be discussing her experience as the child of immigrant parents and advocating for LGBTQ issues. She will also be discussing her time on Orange Is The New Black, as well as answering questions from the audience and twitter.

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Venue:PG5 Room 153

Learn about what Learning Assistants do and what are the requirements to become one.

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Venue:WC-130

Dr. Amy Griffin from the University of Delaware will host a lecture.

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Venue:DM, Rm. 193

In this lecture, Professor Murray Clarke, Concordia University, will examine new counterexamples to Tracking Theories of Knowledge. In DM, Rm. 193.

March

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Venue:DM 194

There is now an extensive philosophical literature on implicit biases and their underlying ideologies. Still, there is something missing, which we call "materialized covert biases." There is something paradoxical about materialized covert biases.

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Venue:WC-130

Dr. Peter Nathan from New England Biolabs will host a lecture.

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Venue:AHC4-301

The search committee for the BSI open rank faculty position will meet on Friday, March 4, 2016, AHC4-301, 4:45pm-5:45pm.

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Venue:PG5 Room 153

Dr. Aileen Marty will share aspects of her life, career path, what motivates her, and how she keeps everything in balance.

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Venue:AHC1-110

This presentation highlights the history and logic of the discovery of the amnesic effect of benzodiazepines, and how information about it was relayed in different media, from research journals to the medical and lay media.

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Venue:AHC4-301

The search committee for the BSI open rank faculty position will meet on Friday, March 11, 2016, AHC4-301, 4:30pm-5:30pm.

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Venue:SIPA Auditorium

Making sure that advances in forensic science make it to the lab analysts' bench.

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Venue:WC-130

Brandon Ruotolo from the University of Michigan will host a lecture.

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Venue:WC-130

Dr. Maria Luisa Veisaga will moderate a panel discussion co-sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies, the Global Indigenous Forum and LACC.

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Venue:CP-320

Dr. Miguel A. Villalona, Chief Scientific Officer, Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida will host a lecture.

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Venue:GC Ballrooms, FIU

The conference features presentations, posters and workshops by both student and faculty researchers.

April

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Venue:CBC 155

Distinguished invited professor S. Rao Jammalamadaka will give the keynote address for this year’s statistics conference. This conference is an opportunity for the FIU community in general, and students and faculty in particular, to hear some of the latest developments in statistical methodologies and their applications. Light lunch provided.

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Venue:Miami Convention Center, Florida, USA

The 13th Annual World Congress of SBMT will bring together physicians, scientists, policy makers, funding agencies and industry to further the advances and applications in brain and spinal cord mapping and image guided therapies (operative and non-operative).

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Venue:CP145 & Stocker AstroScience Center

There will be telescopes, refreshments, door prizes - join us for an evening of star-gazing - weather permitting.

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Venue:AHC1 Room 110

The annual Summer Planning Workshop: How to Write a Lot! will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 12:30-2:30pm. Mentees invite your mentor to attend but feel free to come alone and we will pair you with a mentor. Lunch will be provided, please RSVP.

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Venue:WC 130

Dr. Milan Stojanvic from Columbia University will be presenting a lecture.

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Venue:GC Middle Ballroom
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Venue:Stadium Club

Tony Porter will be discussing masculinity and the responsibility men have in ending relationship and sexual violence against women.

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The purpose of this workshop is to provide both general and specific information on funding opportunities at the National Science Foundation. Raj Mutharasan will give the presentation.

May

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Venue:AHC4-402

Special webinar presentation on Open Innovation Drug Discovery (OIDD) by Eli Lilly and Company.

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Attention Faculty: The application for the Educational Leadership Enhancement Program 2016-17 is open.

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Venue:AHC4 101

Dr. Tomas R. Guilarte will host a lecture titled "Manganese-induced Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's-like pathology in Non-Human Primates: Implications to Human Neurological Disease"

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Venue:Bay Vista Ballroom 221, Wolfe Center, BBC

The conference speakers will include Jeanette Altarriba, Ray Bull, Jason Dickinson, Christian Meissner, Ed Geiselman, Margaret Kovera, Nina Westera, Ron Fisher, and Maria Zaragoza.

June

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Venue:ZEB 325

The Office of Graduate Studies invites you to the June Research Brown Bag Seminar, this month will be featuring Dawn Thompson of Kristi House & Dr. Maureen Kenny from the Department of Leadership and Professional Studies.

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Venue:AHC4-402

The Biomolecular Sciences Institute will host a lecture by Dr. Alesandro Marangon of Novartis.

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Venue:Frost Art Museum

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum will host the third installment of Curious Vault Collaborations: Neural Networks. The event explores the pathways of the human brain via Cognitive Neuroimaging and includes a moderated panel discussion on the merging of art and science with physics professor Angie Laird and others.

July

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Venue:Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Art and science come together in Neural Networks. The exhibit and video showcase the collaboration of two FIU faculty - neuroscientist Angie Laird and multimedia artist Felice Grodin.

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Venue:Stocker AstroScience Center and CP 145

See Jupiter, Mars and Saturn at the best party on the planet and tour the starship bridge! Free and open to the public.

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Venue:AHC4-302

Dr. Jeffrey (Jeff) C. Griffin is the Associate Laboratory Director for Environmental Stewardship at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). He is responsible for the management, growth and development of the SRNL research and development portfolio for Environmental Stewardship, an $80+ million portfolio covering national and international programs.

September

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Venue:AHC4-402

Dr. Philip Arlen from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute will host a lecture.

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Venue:WC-130

Dr. Charles Luetje from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, will host a lecture on September 19.

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Dr. Dianqing Sun from the University of Hawaii at Hilo will host a lecture on the design and synthesis of novel anti-infective and anti-cancer agents.

October

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Venue:WC-130

Dr. Penny Beuning from Northeastern University will host a lecture.

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Venue:AHC5-300

Dr. Gyan Bhanot, professor of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry and Physics will present a lecture Oct. 27th at 11:30am in AHC5-300. His research interests are in cancer bioinformatics and population genetics.

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Venue:GL 100

NIH Distinguished Investigator, Dr. Kenneth Fischbeck, from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH) will give a lecture.

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Dr. Robert Ross from Arizona State University will host a lecture.

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Venue:Deering Estates

Dr. Matthew DeGennaro will give a talk at Deering Estates on his research on mosquitoes and the current approaches to mosquito control.

November

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Venue:AHC4-402

Dr. Lars Dietrich from Columbia University will give a seminar.

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Venue:GL-100

Dr. Karen Vasquez from the University of Texas at Austin will host a lecture.

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Venue:AHC 1

This seminar will be presented by Dr. Gregory Fabiano, Professor and Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Research at the University at Buffalo.

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Did you know that throughout 2015, 67% of detected trafficking victims in Florida were U.S. citizens? Join CWGS Nov. 14-19 to learn more!

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Venue:WC-130

Dr. Jiandong Huang from the University of Hong Kong will host a lecture.

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Venue:Stocker Astroscience Observing Pad

Come and join Dr. Webb to look at the Super Moon rise this evening at the Stocker Astroscience center.

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Venue:CP-174

This workshop will include introduction to state of the art scientific instrumentation, on-site training for graduate students, and discussion with AMSF personnel.

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Venue:ASTRO 101

FIU Astronomy Club will be collaborating with the Advancement of Women in STEM to bring Karaoke and Star Party Night.

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Venue:AHC4 202

Dr. Gregory Samanez-Larkin will be giving a lecture has part of the cognitive neuroscience lecture series.

December

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Venue:AHC1 110

As a part of the CCF Speaker Series, Dr. Ronald H. Rozensky from the University of Florida will be giving a talk.

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Venue:ASTRO 101

End of semester star party featuring a NASA update by Dr. Webb, telescopes, munchies, and lots of astronomy at the Stocker AstroScience Center from 8pm - 11pm.

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Venue:AHC1 - Rm. 110

This talk will provide an overview of common pathways to substance use and factors that may increase or decrease the risk of adolescent substance use. The talk will conclude with practical tools caregivers can use.