Bioinformatics and Statistics Drop-In Session

Attended by bioinformaticians from ANU Bioinformatics Consultancy (ABC) and Terry Neeman from ANU Statistical Consulting Unit (SCU).

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CBBU Workshop: Multiple Sequence Alignment with Jalview

The workshop will be delivered by a Jalview coordinator James Procter from University

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ANU Nanopore Sequencing Workshop

Our nanopore sequencing workshop is targeted at beginners and intermediate users of the Oxford Nanopore MinION sequencing platform.

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Marlene Reichel: from Austria to ANU

Marlene Reichel came from Austria to ANU, to do a Master of Biotechnology (Research), and then a PhD in the Research School of Biology.

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Science Masters at ANU

Experimental Design and Statistical Data Analysis (3 days)

The ANU Bioinformatics Consultancy (ABC), ANU Statistical Consulting Unit (SCU) and RSB Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Unit

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Introduction to NCI (National Computational Infrastructure) and use of the distributed-memory cluster Raijin

Workshop covering: How to get allocation and start using Raijin; Logging in, accounting and monitoring usage; Job submission and scheduling; File system; and...

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Demystifying Linux – Using The Unix Shell

Topics covered include, File system and directory structure; Use of the terminal (command line interface).; Basic Linux shell (bash) commands and tools; Remote...

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Introduction to data processing in R (2-day workshop)

Workshop includes:  Introduction to R and RStudio; Data types in R, and type conversions; Loading and saving tab and coma delimited files, Basic data...

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Australian Biology Olympiad success

A team of four high school students went to Hanoi, Vietnam for the 2016 Biology Olympiad individual competitions; a week of theory and practical exams. Out of...

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Biology Olympiad students

Video: Field trip to Kioloa

Check out our latest video, made by Jimmy Walsh from the Colleges of Science marketing team.

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Biology Field Trip

ANU Plant-Microbe Interactions retreat

Plant-Microbe Interaction researchers from the Plant Sciences Division recently held a retreat at the ANU Kioloa campus (5th-8th Septem

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ANU-UC agreement to open doors for health students

A new joint initiative between The Australian National University (ANU) and the University of Canberra (UC) will open a new career door for health students.

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3MT 2016

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an international competition for higher degree research students. Students talk about what their research is and why it is...

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Estee Tee, ANU Open Day People's Choice Runner Up

TIC Seminar: Detecting Mutations with Short-Read Sequencing

Studying the process of de novo mutation from deep-sequencing of related samples is a difficult task.

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Inside leaves, communication is the key

Scientists from the Centre have recently published their findings in the journal Plant Cell. 

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Setaria leaf 3D image

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.

The Biology Teaching and Learning Centre coordinates all biology teaching across the campus including contributions from the Research School of Biology, the John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, and the School of Health and Psychological Sciences.

Degree programs

Discover the wide range of study options we offer.


Find out about the variety of courses we manage. 

Potential projects

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Summer Research Scholarships

Find out about our summer research and internship program, and our summer research projects.​

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