Past events

08
Aug
2019
Speaker: Professor Ian Henderson - University of Queensland - Host Denisse Leyton
Incentives to define lists of genes that are essential for bacterial survival include the identification of potential targets for antibacterial drug development, genes required for rapid growth for exploitation in biotechnology, the discovery of new biochemical pathways and understanding of the n
06
Aug
2019
Speaker: Jacqueline Hoepner, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU
Academic freedom is a notion often taken for granted by scholars. University policies uphold unfettered enquiry as central to the university's mission and the academy's broader role within society.
02
Aug
2019
Speakers: Brenna Forester, Colorado State University
Helen Bothwell, ANUCollin Ahrens, Western Sydney UniversityBernd Gruber, University of Canberra Karel Mokany, CSIRO
31
Jul
2019
Speaker: Kieren Mitchell, Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) & Centre for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH), University of Adelaide
Historically, our understanding of the evolution and diversity of extinct species has been based on interpretation of the fossil record.
26
Jul
2019
Speaker: Prof Ping Xu, Shanghai Normal University Shanghai, China
Abstract - I will talk about our recent progress in understanding of the genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying a tomato lethal disease caused by the infection of Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) associated with D satellite RNA (CMV/D satRNA).
24
Jul
2019
Speaker: Dr Jeremy D. Murray, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
Abstract - The physiology of legume nodules evolved as a compromise between maintaining sufficiently high rates of respiration in bacteroids to provide reductant for nitrogen fixation and the low oxygen levels required for nitrogenase function.
23
Jul
2019
Speaker: Yong Foo, University of New South Wales/University of Western Australia
Evolutionary theories suggest that women prefer masculine facial features in men because facial masculinity is an honest signal of men’s immune function.
22
Jul
2019
Speakers: Professor David Raubenheimer, Leonard P. Ullman Chair in Nutritional Ecology and Nutrition Theme Leader
Charles Perkins Centre and School of Life and Environmental Sciences University of Sydney
Traditional foraging models are based primarily on a single dietary currency, usually energy or less commonly protein.
16
Jul
2019
In this workshop we critically examine the expectations that candidates and supervisors can bring to candidature, and how mismatched expectations can cause a range of problems. We cover the rights and responsibilities of both parties and how to negotiate good outcomes.

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