Past events

16
Apr
2018
Speaker: Dr Kamalini Lokuge, Senior Research Fellow, Humanitarian Research Program Leader, ANU College of Health and Medicine
Communities living in low-resource settings affected also by conflict, displacement and political instability are most at risk from emergeing infectious diseases. Control of such diseases in these settings is also complex and challenging.
10
Apr
2018
Speaker: RSB Postdocs
Attention RSB! The annual RSB Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Future Conference is coming up on 10 April.
06
Apr
2018
For one night only! Questacon is presenting a special Adults Only event with ACT Scientist of the Year, Dr. Kai Xun Chan and his fellow plant scientists from the Centres of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology and Translational Photosynthesis!
04
Apr
2018
Speaker: Assoc Prof Lachlan Coin, Univesity of Queensland
Abstract - Sweetpotato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.] is a globally important staple food crop, especially for sub-Saharan Africa. Agronomic improvement of sweetpotato has lagged behind other major food crops partially due to a lack of genomic and genetic resources
01
Apr
2018
This April discover life on and off campus with QuestaGame.
28
Mar
2018
Speaker: Zihui Zheng, PhD Student, Millar Lab, ANU
Abstract - miRNAs are a class of small RNAs that negatively regulate gene expression in eukaryotes. In plants, many miRNA families mediate silencing of target genes, which encode transcription factors involved in plant development and plant defence.
27
Mar
2018
Speaker: David Raubenheimer, The University of Sydney
Modern technological sophistication has enabled us to delve deep into molecular and physiological mechanisms, but the ultimate causes of diet-related outcomes (growth, health, disease etc.) are best understood from an ecological and evolutionary perspective.
20
Mar
2018
Speaker: Maja Adamska, BSB, RSB
Sponges are one of the simplest multicellular animals and are traditionally viewed as the oldest surviving animal clade.
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.

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