Past events

24
Feb
2017
Speaker: Julian Greenwood, Evans Lab, CSIRO/ ANU
Abstract - The development of the wheat inflorescence, or spike, contributes to the number, size and shape of grain produced. Inflorescence development is under strict environmental and genetic control.
23
Feb
2017
Speaker: Jonathan Henshaw, Jennions Group, Ecology and Evolution
Often striking, sometimes bizarre – differences between males and females in size, appearance and behaviour are widespread in the natural world. Where do these sex differences come from? Are they consistent across species?
23
Feb
2017
Speaker: Prof Bruno Stieger Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland. Host Richard Callaghan
Bile formation is a crucial function of the liver. Bile is produced by hepatocytes and reaches via bile ducts the small intestine, where it assists in the digestion and absorption of fat. Bile salts are major constituents of bile.
17
Feb
2017
Please join us for a memorial service for Sylvain Foret on the 17th of February in the Larry Sitsky recital room (ANU School of Music) from 2PM. We have the room booked from 1.30 till 4PM and light refreshments will be provided throughout in the adjacent rehearsal room.
15
Feb
2017
After a year embedded in the Nicotra group, artist Cathy Franzi produced a series of ceramic artworks entitled 'Patterns of Distribution (in leaf shape of Australian Pelargonium species)'.
14
Feb
2017
Speaker: RSB Early and Mid-career Researchers
Join us for the RSB EMCR Future Conference!    The conference will be held on 14th February 2017 in the Science Teaching Building.  Registration opens at 8.30am, conference starts at 9am.
12
Feb
2017
Speaker: Tom Rowell, Trevor Murray, Dan Powers, Jessie Au, Maja Adamska, Damien Esquerre, Jack Simpson, Tim Brown, Nina McLean
Celebrate International Darwin Day with us on February 12 at Questacon! 11 - 12pm Emma Sherratt, from E&E, will talk to Broderick Matthews at Questacon on the Fuzzy Logic radio show, on Community radio station 2XXFM.
10
Feb
2017
Speaker: Sasa Stefanovic, University of Toronto
The frequency and relative importance of hybridization in plants has been an area of intense debate. Although this evolutionary mechanism has received considerable attention from plant biologists, there are not many well-supported cases of reticulate evolution involving parasitic plants to date.
09
Feb
2017
Speaker: Rob Lanfear, RSB
Lots of people want to estimate phylogenies. Lots of people like their estimates, and think that they are robust. Lots of people are wrong.
08
Feb
2017
Speaker: Dr Christine Faulkner, Project Leader, John Innes Centre
Abstract - Cell-to-cell communication is fundamental to multicellular organisms. The exchange of information and resources between cells and tissues enables co-ordination of responses to environmental and developmental signals.

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