Speaker: Professor Jacky Snoep
Typically, disease states are defined at the whole-body level, but drugs function at the level of reaction steps.
The malaria parasite alternates between two different hosts – humans and mosquitos.
Speakers: Professor Michael Jennings, Griffith University Institute for Glycomics.
Host: Associate Professor Naresh Verma
Phase variation is a common feature of host-adapted bacterial pathogens and enables immune evasion and niche adaptation.
Speaker: Dr Wei Xu, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences
Insects, one of the most important groups of organisms, rely upon smell (the olfactory system) to detect mates, food, and oviposition sites.