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24
Oct
2017
Speaker: Isobel Booksmythe, Monash University
Facultative sex avoids many hypothesized costs of sexual and asexual reproduction, while gaining benefits of both. However, this strategy brings with it a suite of additional life history traits to optimize, not least the frequency, timing and duration of sexual periods.
26
Oct
2017
Speaker: PhD Candidate Meng (Mandy) Zhang, Maier Group
Plasmodium falciparum is responsible for most of the fatalities caused by human malaria infection. The severe pathology is highly associated with trafficking of virulence complex proteins to the cell surface.
27
Oct
2017
Speaker: Meredith Cosgrove, Crisp Group, E&E, RSB
Adaptation to extreme drought is rare in trees. The Australian conifer genus Callitris contains the world’s most drought-adapted tree species, and is the only conifer that occurs across most of the Australian continent.
06
Nov
2017
Speaker: Various - see program
The RSB Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Unit (CBBU), ANU Bioinformatics Consultancy (ABC), and
06
Nov
2017
Speaker: Professor Debashish Bhattacharya, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey USA
The origin of oxygenic photosynthesis in the ancestor of algae and plants was a turning point for our planet, ultimately laying the foundation for the rise of humans and other multicellular life.
08
Nov
2017
Speaker: Professor Denise Dearing, Department of Biology, University of Utah
At every meal, animals that consume plants are faced with the prospect of being poisoned by naturally occurring toxins, i.e., plant secondary compounds, in plants.  Little experimental work exists on the mechanisms that mammals employ to deal with plant toxins or how some species such as the koal
09
Nov
2017
Speaker: Professor Una Ryan School of Veterinary and Life Sciences Murdoch University, Western Australia Host: Alex Maier
TBA
14
Dec
2017
Speaker: Qi Cheng - PhD Candidate - Broer Group
Full details TBA.

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