News & events

News

23
Oct
2017
The Research School of Biology (RSB) welcomes the election of Professor Kiaran Kirk as a Fellow to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.
Dr Aude Fahrer in the lab
20
Oct
2017
Sometimes what we’re looking for is right in front of us all along. Dr Aude Fahrer knows this feeling. The only difference is that she has been searching for something far more important than the car keys.
19
Oct
2017
The ANU congratulates Professor Jenny Graves AO, one of Australia’s leading evolutionary geneticists, on winning this year’s Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for her pioneering work to unravel the mysteries of the genetics of sex. 
26
Sep
2017
A team of RSB researchers has been recognised nationally for their outstanding contribution to student learning, at the Federal Department of Education and Training’s Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Events

24
Oct
2017
Speaker: Isobel Booksmythe, Monash University
Facultative sex avoids many hypothesized costs of sexual and asexual reproduction, while gaining benefits of both. However, this strategy brings with it a suite of additional life history traits to optimize, not least the frequency, timing and duration of sexual periods.
26
Oct
2017
Speaker: PhD Candidate Meng (Mandy) Zhang, Maier Group
Plasmodium falciparum is responsible for most of the fatalities caused by human malaria infection. The severe pathology is highly associated with trafficking of virulence complex proteins to the cell surface.
27
Oct
2017
Speaker: Meredith Cosgrove, Crisp Group, E&E, RSB
Adaptation to extreme drought is rare in trees. The Australian conifer genus Callitris contains the world’s most drought-adapted tree species, and is the only conifer that occurs across most of the Australian continent.
31
Oct
2017
Speaker: Keyne Monro, Monash University
Environmental change can profoundly alter the opportunity for selection, how it acts on phenotypes, and how they evolve in response.

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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