Speaker: Professor Jochen Brocks, Research School of Earth Sciences, ANU
The transition from dominantly bacterial oceans to more complex eukaryotic ecosystems was one of the most profound revolutions in our planet’s history.
Speaker: Dr Tanya Latty, School of Life and Environmental Science, Sydney Institute of Agriculture, University of Sydney
All living organisms need to process information; this basic ability allows them to find and exploit the resources necessary for life.
Speaker: Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ
The Pacific region is an ideal place for studying human evolution, variation, and adaptation.
Speaker: Professor Cassandra G. Extavour, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
How novel genes arise in the genome, whether and how they become incorporated into existing gene regulatory networks, and how they can evolve to acquire novel functional over ti