Director's Seminar Series

Speakers selected by the Director to deliver seminars of broad relevance to the School. 

Upcoming events

19
Mar
2018
Speaker: Professor Thomas C. G. Bosch, University of Kiel, Germany
In the last decade, biology has made revolutionary advances from century-old debates about the relative importance of non-pathogenic bacteria.

Past events

04
Dec
2015
Speaker: Richard Newcomb, Chief Scientist at Plant & Food Research and Professor of Evolutionary Genetics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Humans vary in their ability to smell many odours with variation within odorant receptor (OR) genes contributing to these differences.
06
Nov
2015
Speaker: Rob Lanfear, Macquarie University, Sydney
DNA sequences contain an incredible wealth of useful information. But our ability to use this information hinges, in large part, on understanding molecular evolution.
02
Oct
2015
Speaker: Jenny Graves, School of Life Science, La Trobe University
Turnover of sex determining genes and chromosomes may be a cataclysmic speciating event in many animals, in contradiction of the accepted wisdom that speciation requires the acc
28
Aug
2015
Speaker: Associate Professor Charles Lineweaver, Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Research School of Earth Science. ANU
“Are We Alone in the Universe?” Astronomers and biologists are collaborating to try to answer this question. Astronomers have found thousands of planets orbiting other stars.

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