Past events

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.
17
Nov
2017
Speaker: Robert Griffiths Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, UK
A unique gene tree describing the mutation history of a sample of DNA sequences can be constructed as a perfect phylogeny under an assumption of non-recurrent point mutations.
17
Nov
2017
Speaker: Kevin Murray, Borevitz group, RSB
Next-gen sequencing has revolutionised the way we investigate (phylo)genetic relationships.
16
Nov
2017
Speaker: Paul Cremin, LabArchives representative and data manager
This session on the Pro version of LabArchives is available to all ANU. LabArchives is an electronic notebook, and has a sizable uptake in JCSMR and RSB. A free trial of LabArchives is available to ANU staff and students, concluding Nov 30.
15
Nov
2017
Speaker: Prof Uli Mathesius, RSB, ANU
Abstract - Legumes are special because they are able to form a symbiosis with nitrogen fixing bacteria (rhizobia) that induce the development of new root organs called nodules.
10
Nov
2017
Speaker: Oliver Mead, PhD Student, Solomon lab, RSB, ANU
Abstract - Parastagonospora nodorum is a wheat specific pathogen that causes annual losses to the Australian wheat industry in excess of $100 million AUD.

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