News & events

News

04
Sep
2018
Scientists at ANU have engineered tiny carbon-capturing engines from blue-green algae into plants, in a breakthrough that promises to help boost the yields of important food crops such as wheat, cowpeas and cassava.
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and ANU VC Brian Schmidt at the opening
27
Aug
2018
The Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO will set up a new farming innovation centre at ANU to advance research, education and technology in farming and global food production, thanks to more than $1 million in new funding commitments.    
23
Aug
2018
They say leaders are born not made, but it seems the opposite is true for queen bees, according to a new study by researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) and Queen Mary University of London.
20
Aug
2018
For most of us, the body's deterioration is an unavoidable part of getting older. This age-related decline, known as "senescence", can occur subtly and slowly for some individuals, while for others it happens much faster.

Events

19
Sep
2018
Speaker: Professor Jotun Hein, Bioinformatics at the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford
Multiple Optimisation Alignment [MOA] is the second of 10 lectures on Biological Sequence Analysis [BSA], I will give at the ANU,  in September to November 2018.     BSA is a huge field since sequences are presently so abundant.  POA is the starting point of sequence analysis (first paper 1970) a
20
Sep
2018
Speaker: Professor Daniel F. Klessig - Boyce Thompson Institute Cornell University - Hosts: David Jones, Plant Sciences, Giel van Dooren, Biomedical Science & Biochemistry
During the past several years, we have identified over two dozen plant SA-binding proteins (SABPs), primarily through biochemical methods including three high-throughput screens (http://bioinfo.bti.cornell.edu/SA2010/).
20
Sep
2018
Speaker: Professor Daniel F. Klessig - Boyce Thompson Institute Cornell University - Hosts: David Jones, Plant Sciences, Giel van Dooren, Biomedical Science & Biochemistry
During the past several years, we have identified over two dozen plant SA-binding proteins (SABPs), primarily through biochemical methods including three high-throughput screens (http://bioinfo.bti.cornell.edu/SA2010/).
21
Sep
2018
Speaker: Yicheng Zhu, Huttley Group, RSB
Understanding the factors influencing mutation can improve mutation detection techniques, identify diagnostic signatures of disease-causing mutagens, and facilitate the development of more accurate models of genetic divergence.

Event series

Biomedical Science and Biochemistry Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemistry

Director's Seminar Series

Speakers selected by the Director to deliver seminars of broad relevance to the School. 

Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Ecology and Evolution (E&E).

Evolutionary Ecology Discussion Group

This is an informal, weekly discussion group, held at 2pm on Wednesdays in the Banks Tearoom, Building 44. We discuss any questions broadly related to evolutionary ecology.

Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

Techniques in Computational genomics

The Techniques in Computational genomics (TIC) meetings are aimed at fostering interactions among computational genomic researchers of all levels from across Canberra.

Training, Symposia and Workshops

Lists training and workshops from a number of facilities and services, including the RSB-RSC Mass Spectrometry Facility.

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