Past events

05
Dec
2017
Speaker: Marco Festa-Bianchet, Département de biologie, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
The potential evolutionary consequences of selective harvest are now routinely considered in fisheries management, but are often met with hostility by wildlife managers.  I will discuss strong evidence of artificial evolution of smaller horns in bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) and review
04
Dec
2017
We are celebrating 50 years of biology at ANU!
01
Dec
2017
Speaker: Huw Ogilvie, Moritz Group, E&E, RSB
So much research builds on evolutionary histories of species and genes, which are commonly represented as trees.
01
Dec
2017
Speaker: Adam Taranto, Solomon Lab, RSB, ANU
Abstract - Fungal pathogens deploy effector proteins to manipulate host immune responses and facilitate infection.
29
Nov
2017
Speaker: Dr Bob Schmitz, University of Georgia, USA
Abstract - There exists extensive natural epigenetic and cryptic variation in plant genomes some of which is linked to heritable phenotypic variation.
28
Nov
2017
Speaker: Daniel Ortiz-Barientos, University of Queensland
Sterile hybrids between two species dumbfounded Darwin: how could natural selection create traits that could not be passed on from parent to offspring!
23
Nov
2017
Speaker: RSB PhD Students
The annual RSB Postgraduate Student Conference will feature over ~100 talks presented in three concurrent sessions.
23
Nov
2017
Speaker: RSB PhD Students
The annual RSB Postgraduate Student Conference will feature over ~100 talks presented in three concurrent sessions.
22
Nov
2017
Speaker: Prof George Lorimer (Distinguished University Professor), University of Maryland
Abstract - The GroE chaperonins assist substrate protein (SP) folding by cycling through several conformational states, driven ultimately by the hydrolysis of ATP.
17
Nov
2017
Speaker: Michaela Purcell, Rowell Group, E&E, RSB
Fergusoninidae is a fascinating but little-known family of Australian flies. In a unique mutualism with a nematode, these flies induce galls on plants in the family Myrtaceae, most commonly on the eucalypts, and develop in darkness surrounded by worms.

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