Past events

06
Mar
2019
Speaker: Dr Sarah Rottet, Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO
Synthetic Biology provides enormous opportunities for humanity to re-engineer biology for applications that will redefine the way we live. Novel technologies based on repurposed and fully synthetic organisms, as well as cell-free biotechnologies (such as nanoreactors) are flourishing.
05
Mar
2019
Speaker: Honours and Masters students
It is that time of year where the 2019 cohort of Honours/Masters research students each present a 15 min talk on their research topic.  There are no concurrent sessions so you can spend up to 4 afternoons (March 4th to 7th) hearing what research endeavours the next generatio
04
Mar
2019
Speaker: Honours and Masters students
It is that time of year where the 2019 cohort of Honours/Masters research students each present a 15 min talk on their research topic.  There are no concurrent sessions so you can spend up to 4 afternoons (March 4th to 7th) hearing what research endeavours the next generatio
28
Feb
2019
Speaker: Associate Prof Jack Richards - Malaria & Tropical Diseases, Burnet Institute - Host, Alex Maier
Malaria elimination/ eradication has been a global policy for the past decade and has enabled some tremendous achievements. Most parts of the world have seen a dramatically reduced burden of malaria and some have successfully achieved elimination.
27
Feb
2019
Speaker: Estee Tee
The sessile nature of plants introduces an evolutionary pressure to develop a highly sophisticated network of signals that encode perception, response and adaptation to a dynamic range of stressors.
26
Feb
2019
Speaker: Stephen Davis
California experienced the lowest rainfall in recorded history in 2002, replaced by even lower rainfall totals in 2007 and 2018.  These acute droughts were superseded by unprecedented chronic drought between 2012-2018.
26
Feb
2019
Speaker: Maeva Techer, Okinawa Institute of Sciences and Technology
Varroa mites are ectoparasites infesting honeybee colonies and originally found only in Asia. One century ago, the Western honeybee Apis mellifera was introduced into the native range of the Asian honeybee A. cerana for beekeeping.
25
Feb
2019
25
Feb
2019
Speaker: Professor Zander Myburg, University of Pretoria
In this seminar, Prof Myburg will give an overview of his work towards developing genomic resources for the genetic dissection of growth and wood development in fast-growing Eucalyptus plantations.
25
Feb
2019

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