News & events

News

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13
Jul
2017
Due to a continued growth in commitments, Justin Borevitz has stepped aside from the formal directorship of the Australian Plant Phenomics
Understanding wheat pathogens
27
Jun
2017
Congratulations to Megan McDonald, who has won the 2017 Peer Prize for Women in Science, for her work on ToxA in wheat.
Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef
27
Jun
2017
Coral bleaching indicates that a reef is under stress. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has experienced an increased rate of bleaching events in recent years.
26
Jun
2017
A research team led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found a new way to help plants better survive drought by enhancing their natural ability to preserve water.

Events

01
Aug
2017
Speaker: Dr Sabin Zahirovic, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney
Plate tectonics has controlled the configuration of continents over billions of years of Earth history.
04
Aug
2017
Speaker: Justin Borevitz, RSB
Foundation species play a role is establishing the bio-capacity of the ecosystem. Land use and climate change, along with invasive species, are degrading landscapes such that interventions of restoration or reconstruction are necessary to rebuild and enhance ecosystems.
08
Aug
2017
Speaker: Dr Matt A B Baker, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science (BABS), University of New South Wales
Dr Matt Baker is a Lecturer in the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and an Affiliated Biophysicist at the EMBL Australia Node for Single Molecule Science at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia.
18
Aug
2017
Speaker: Professor Benjamin Kerr, Department of Biology, University of Washington
Nearly every major bacterial lineage studied to date possesses strains that produce protein-based toxins that are thought to function as anti-competitor compounds.  Toxin production occurs stochastically and often involves lysis of the producing cell.  Such lysis can be seen as a form of indirect

Event series

Biomedical Science and Biochemistry Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemistry

Director's Seminar Series

Speakers selected by the Director to deliver seminars of broad relevance to the School. 

Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Ecology and Evolution (E&E).

Evolutionary Ecology Discussion Group

This is an informal, weekly discussion group, held at 2pm on Wednesdays in the Banks Tearoom, Building 44. We discuss any questions broadly related to evolutionary ecology.

Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

Techniques in Computational genomics

The Techniques in Computational genomics (TIC) meetings are aimed at fostering interactions among computational genomic researchers of all levels from across Canberra.

Training, Symposia and Workshops

Lists training and workshops from a number of facilities and services, including the RSB-RSC Mass Spectrometry Facility.

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