Past events

14
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr Weihua Chen, Masle Lab, ANU
Abstract - Phosphatidylcholine is a major phospholipid of non-plastidial membranes.
13
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr. Michael Krützen, Anthropological Institute & Museum, University of Zurich
In humans, paleoclimatic changes may have triggered the demographic expansion out of Africa into novel environments, causing the appearance of numerous local adaptations in the newly founded populations.
07
Sep
2016
Speaker: Prof Roderick Dewar, ANU
Abstract - A fundamental goal of community ecology is to understand and predict patterns of biodiversity within and across ecological communities.
06
Sep
2016
Speaker: Sasha R X Dall, Centre for Ecology & Conservation, University of Exeter – Penryn Campus
The development of multicellular organisms involves a delicate interplay between genetic and environmental influences. It is often useful to think of developmental systems as integrating available sources of information about current conditions to produce organisms.
06
Sep
2016
A two-way engagement workshop for researchers, policy makers and managers. Innovative capabilities in biodiversity science are rapidly emerging at the boundaries of evolutionary biology, genomics and spatial ecology.
01
Sep
2016
Speaker: To be advised
Further details to follow.
01
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr. Martin Pelletier, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology-Infectious Diseases and Immunology CRCHU de Québec-Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Aberrant inflammatory responses contribute to the development and progression of chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and auto-inflammatory syndromes. Our research aims at identifying the molecular mechanisms that underlie the inflammatory process.
31
Aug
2016
Speaker: Huon Clark, Backwell Group, EEG, RSB
Producing offspring is the most important aspect of an animal’s life. Reproductive success is the cornerstone of evolution, but successful mating is a complex process that we are only starting to understand.
31
Aug
2016
Speaker: Dr Milan Szabo, UTS and ANU (ChowLab)
Abstract - Reef building corals (phylum Cnidaria) host endosymbiotic dinoflagellate algae (genus Symbiodinium) often referred as zooxanthellae, which perform the essential photosynthetic energy generation mechanisms but also accommodate a range of photoprotectiv
30
Aug
2016
Speaker: Mylene Mariette, Centre for Integrative Ecology, Deakin University
In many species, from birds to humans, embryos can perceive and even produce sounds before birth. Early studies in the 60-70s highlighted the role of prenatal acoustic experience for imprinting and hatching synchronisation in precocial birds.

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