Putting cancer on trial

Sometimes what we’re looking for is right in front of us all along. Dr Aude Fahrer knows this feeling.

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Dr Aude Fahrer in the lab

RSB congratulates Jenny Graves on winning PM's Prize for Science

The ANU congratulates Professor Jenny Graves AO, one of Australia’s leading evolutionary geneticists, on winning this year’s Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for her pioneering work to unravel the mysteries of the genetics of sex. 

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RSB plant scientists recognised at national university teaching awards

A team of RSB researchers has been recognised nationally for their outstanding contribution to student learning, at the Federal Department of Education and Training’s Australian Awards for University Teaching.

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RSB research to help boost food production to feed the world

The Australian National University (ANU) will help to boost food production to feed a rapidly growing world population as part of a major international research collaboration supported by tens of millions of dollars in new funding.

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ANU research to help boost food production to feed the world

Erin Andrew wins ANU 3 Minute Thesis competition

Erin Andrew from the Research School of Biology (RSB) has won the 2017 ANU 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition

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Dr Kai Chan named 2017 ACT Scientist of the Year

Dr Kai Chan from the ANU Research School of Biology has been named 2017 ACT Scientist of the Year by Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA at a ceremony as part of

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Plants learn to forget stressful weather events to rapidly recover

A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found that plants are able to forget stressful weather events to rapidly recover.

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Two weeks in the rainforest: undergraduate field trip to the Daintree

Thirty-three undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds spent 2 weeks in Cape Tribulation, north of Cairns, this month, as part of the BIOL 2203/3303, Field studies in functional ecology course.

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The ANU Research School of Biology (RSB) carries out research in a wide range of biological and biomedical sciences. It also oversees the University's Biology curriculum, with a diverse offering of courses across both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

News

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Oct
2017
Sometimes what we’re looking for is right in front of us all along. Dr...
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Oct
2017
The Australian National University (ANU) congratulates Professor Jenny Graves...
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2017
A team of RSB researchers has been recognised nationally for their outstanding...
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2017
The Australian National University (ANU) will help to boost food production to...
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Sep
2017
Erin Andrew from the Research School of Biology (RSB) has won the 2017 ANU 3MT...

Events

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2017
Facultative sex avoids many hypothesized costs of sexual and asexual...
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2017
Plasmodium falciparum is responsible for most of the fatalities caused by human...
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Adaptation to extreme drought is rare in trees. The Australian conifer genus...
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2017
The RSB Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Unit (CBBU), ANU...
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2017
The origin of oxygenic photosynthesis in the ancestor of algae and plants was a...

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