Director's Seminar Series

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

Past events

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.
31
Jul
2015
Speaker: Mary Poss, Professor of Biology and Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Eberly College of Science, and College of Agriculture, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Mary Poss will present findings on the evolutionary history of cervid endogenous retroviruses in mule deer genomes.

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