News & events

News

08
May
2017
Plant scientist Professor Susanne von Caemmerer has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in the UK, the longest standing scientific academy in the world.
Unlikely pair of plants named after stars of movie 'Twins'
02
May
2017
ANU biologists have named an unlikely pair of plants after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, the stars of the 1988 movie Twins.
24
Apr
2017
Perched 30m above the Daintree Rainforest, Australia’s latest piece of high-tech environmental surveillance kit is keeping watch.
Study reveals mass extinction event 35 million years ago
23
Mar
2017
Biologists at The Australian National University (ANU) have found the first evidence of mass extinction of Australian animals caused by a dramatic drop in global temperatures 35 million years ago.

Events

23
May
2017
Speaker: Xia Hua, Bromham Group, E&E, RSB
A growing body of evidence suggests that rates of diversification of biological lineages are correlated with differences in genome-wide mutation rate.
25
May
2017
Speaker: Rohan Williams, Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering, National University of Singapore
Understanding the composition and function of complex microbial communities remains a key goal of applied microbial ecology, as well as providing many opportunities for developing new thinking and methods in systems microbiology.
06
Jun
2017
Speaker: Louis Ranjard, CBBU, RSB
Geographic patterns of song variation are common in passerines and can develop as a consequence of the mechanisms of song acquisition and dispersal. In particular, the timing of dispersal relative to the sensory learning phase and the time of song crystallization is important.
Professor Tania de Kroning-Ward
08
Jun
2017
Speaker: Professor Tania de Koning-Ward
Tania de Koning-Ward is a Professor in Molecular Microbiology at the School of Medicine at Deakin University.

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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