News & events

News

21
Feb
2017
The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Biology has awarded the inaugural Ralph Slatyer Medal for outstanding biological research to Professor Mark Westoby from Macquarie University.
Coral Reef Field Studies
20
Feb
2017
Jennie Mallela recently co-taught the ANU coral reef field course, with colleagues from the Research School of Earth Sciences, up in the southern Great Barrier Reef.
30
Jan
2017
January is not normally thought of as a teaching-heavy month, but RSB members were involved in a number of outreach events early this year.
30
Jan
2017
Crabs that invade smaller crab species’ habitat overpower and evict incumbents from their burrows, but the two species ultimately co-exist and join forces against other invading crabs

Events

15
Feb
2017
After a year embedded in the Nicotra group, artist Cathy Franzi produced a series of ceramic artworks entitled 'Patterns of Distribution (in leaf shape of Australian Pelargonium species)'.
23
Feb
2017
Speaker: Jonathan Henshaw, Jennions Group, Ecology and Evolution
Often striking, sometimes bizarre – differences between males and females in size, appearance and behaviour are widespread in the natural world. Where do these sex differences come from? Are they consistent across species?
23
Feb
2017
Speaker: Prof Bruno Stieger Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland. Host Richard Callaghan
Bile formation is a crucial function of the liver. Bile is produced by hepatocytes and reaches via bile ducts the small intestine, where it assists in the digestion and absorption of fat. Bile salts are major constituents of bile.
24
Feb
2017
Speaker: Alexa McIntyre, Mason lab, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University
As the lengths of spaceflights and the distances of their destinations increase, portable sequencing will aid in onboard research, environmental sampling, and infectious disease diagnosis.

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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