News & events

News

21
May
2018
Researchers have a new understanding of the genetic makeup of a fungus that causes the disease Wheat Stripe Rust, one of the most destructive wheat diseases globally costing $1 billion annually.
Eucalypt
26
Apr
2018
Researchers from ANU have developed a seed-collection strategy to help make trees or even food crops more resilient to future climate change.
26
Mar
2018
Tom Wydrzynski was born in St Louis, Missouri, USA and graduated in 1969 with biology and chemistry from the University of Missouri, St Louis.
27
Feb
2018
New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has drilled down to the molecular level to find similarities across six pharmaceutical drugs used in pain relief, dentist anaesthetic, and treatment of epilepsy, in a bid to find a way to reduce unwanted side-effects.

Events

22
May
2018
Speaker: Rachel Slatyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison & ANU Visiting Fellow
‘A final word of caution to the prospective alpine ecologist…expect a skeptical response from colleagues when you are encountered leaving for your study site with skis or ice axe in hand’ (John S Edwards, 1987). Australia isn’t known for its mountains, but the high country of south-easte
23
May
2018
Speaker: Dr Lee Hickey, University of Queensland
Abstract - The world has to produce 60-80% more food to feed 9 billion people by 2050, however traditional plant breeding is slow and the current rate of genetic improvement is insufficient to meet this demand.
25
May
2018
Speaker: Dr Ryan McQuinn, Pogson Lab, RSB, ANU
Abstract - Through the evolution of plants, the carotenoid biosynthetic pathway underwent a multitude of alterations increasing its complexity, while several carotenoids acquired numerous roles essential to the proliferation and propagation of plants.
30
May
2018
You are cordially invited to join us for the 2018 ANU Ralph Slatyer Medal presentation and public lecture. 

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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