Past events

13
Jun
2018
Speaker: RSB Faculty
Faculty Flash on Host-Microbe Interactions.  Each Faculty member will give an 8 minute presentation on their research for a broad, biologically-literate audience. Followed by a social hour in Catcheside Court, RN Robertson Building
08
Jun
2018
Speaker: Jessie Au, Foley Group, E&E, RSB
Habitat loss is a leading cause of decline in animal populations and identifying suitable habitats are essential for the conservation and management of wildlife.
08
Jun
2018
Speaker: Amit Singh, Nicotra Group, E&E, RSB
Leaves have long been considered one of the hallmarks of angiosperm evolution and diversification. Development of morphologically complex surfaces with diverse three-dimensional shape is presumably optimized to balance conflicting functional demands.
08
Jun
2018
Speaker: Prof Justin Borevtiz, RSB, ANU
Abstract - Global trends project a convergence of crisis in the next decades as demand for land exceeds planetary biocapacity. Agriculture depends on soil and water supplied by ecosystems which, in addition are still holding run away climate change.
01
Jun
2018
Speaker: Sonya Geange, Nicotra Group, E&E, RSB
Global climate change predictions include increasing temperatures, changing precipitation patterns and an increase in the frequency of extreme events.
31
May
2018
Speaker: Associate Professor Garry Myers - ithree Institute, University of Technology Sydney - Host - Denisse Leyton - Matthew Johnson
Chlamydiae are obligate intracellular bacterial pathogens that cause a range of mammalian diseases, including the most common human sexually transmitted infections and trachoma (infectious blindness).
30
May
2018
You are cordially invited to join us for the 2018 ANU Ralph Slatyer Medal presentation and public lecture. 
25
May
2018
Speaker: Dr Ryan McQuinn, Pogson Lab, RSB, ANU
Abstract - Through the evolution of plants, the carotenoid biosynthetic pathway underwent a multitude of alterations increasing its complexity, while several carotenoids acquired numerous roles essential to the proliferation and propagation of plants.
23
May
2018
Speaker: Dr Lee Hickey, University of Queensland
Abstract - The world has to produce 60-80% more food to feed 9 billion people by 2050, however traditional plant breeding is slow and the current rate of genetic improvement is insufficient to meet this demand.
22
May
2018
Speaker: Rachel Slatyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison & ANU Visiting Fellow
‘A final word of caution to the prospective alpine ecologist…expect a skeptical response from colleagues when you are encountered leaving for your study site with skis or ice axe in hand’ (John S Edwards, 1987). Australia isn’t known for its mountains, but the high country of south-easte

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