Past events

05
Jul
2019
Speaker: Ramawatar Nagar, Rathjen Lab, RSB, ANU
Abstaract  - Wheat stripe rust, also known as yellow rust, is one of the most devastating diseases of wheat worldwide. It is caused by a complex basidiomycete fungus, Puccinia striiformis (PST).
30
Jun
2019
Register now and save the date!   This conference brings together the key elements for a future food revolution.
28
Jun
2019
Speaker: Dr.Onno Muller, Head of Field Phenotyping, Deputy Group Leader of Shoot Dynamics, Forschungszentrum Jülich, IBG-2
Abstract - Field-based high-throughput phenotyping platforms need sensors to identify relevant traits where an integrative signal, such as photosynthesis, may serve as a good selection parameter for crop performance.
28
Jun
2019
Its that time of the year when you get to hear about the research that our faculty are involved in.  This year’s Faculty Flash theme is Genome Biology, and you will hear from faculty from across the School talk about all the ways we work with -- and think about -- genomes.
27
Jun
2019
Speaker: Dr Michael Duffy - Monash University - Host Alex Maier + IRTG
 The genome of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum is maintained primarily as transcriptionally competent, euchromatin with only restricted islands of transcriptionally silent, condensed heterochromatin.
24
Jun
2019
Are you a graduate student or post-doc interested in what it’s like being a woman in an academic biology career? Please join us for an RSB panel discussion on women in science for HDRs and ECRs. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome!  Panel participants include:
13
Jun
2019
Speaker: Michelle Boyle - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute - Host Alex Maier & IRTG
A key mediator of protective immunity to malaria is antibodies that block merozoite invasion of the RBC. We have shown that human antibodies promote complement deposition on the merozoite surface to block RBC invasion.
11
Jun
2019
Speaker: Sarah C. Woolley, Department of Biology, McGill University
Vocal communication requires proper interpretation of vocal signals which can depend not only on the content of the signal, but also on an individual’s experiences.
11
Jun
2019
Speaker: Jon T. Sakata, Department of Biology, McGill University
A number of songbird species, including zebra finches, demonstrate commonalities or “universals” in learned song structures across populations, and cultural propagation and biological predispositions in vocal learning have been proposed to underlie such universals.
07
Jun
2019
Speaker: Jacinta Watkins
Carotenoids are important micro-nutrients for humans present in fruits, vegetables and certain grains including bread wheat (Triticum aestivum).

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