Event recordings

Watch and listen to recordings of our past presentations.

  27 September 2022

Professor Belinda Medlyn

Forest responses to a warming climate

  21 September 2022

John Passioura, Visiting Fellow, The Australian National University

‘Translational research’ became an increasingly common term when it was realised that much agriculturally inspired basic research failed to contribute to the improvement of crops.

  15 September 2022

Simone Babij, Leyton Group, BSB, RSB

Malaria kills around 400,000 people each year and the prevention and treatment of this disease is highly reliant on chemotherapy.

  2 September 2022

Truc Nguyen, Gordon Group, E&E, RSB

Extra-intestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) strains are responsible for the majority of extra-intestinal infections in humans, including urinary tract infections,...

  31 August 2022

Yun Hsiao, Rowell Group, E&E, RSB

Cycads are subtropical and tropical palm-like gymnosperms, commonly known as “living fossils” as they arose in the late Paleozoic and were much more diverse and dominant during...

  26 August 2022

Edward E. Farmer, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Slow wave potentials propagate from sites of damage to distal leaves in wounded plants.

  26 August 2022

Lauren Harrison, Head & Jennions Groups, E&E, RSB

Males compete against each other for female attention, for access to mating opportunities, and the sperm of multiple males can compete to fertilise a female’s eggs.

  25 August 2022

Professor Ian Paulsen, Macquarie University

Developing novel synthetic microbes for the sustainable production of biochemical, biofuels and bioplastics is critical for the emergence of a new global bioeconomy.

  12 August 2022

Dr James P B Lloyd, University of Western Australia's School of Molecular Sciences and ARC CoE in Plant Energy Biology

Plant biotechnology predominantly relies on a restricted set of genetic parts with limited capability to customize spatiotemporal and conditional expression patterns.

  4 August 2022

Dr Ailie Marx, Israel Institute of Technology

One of the most fundamental assumptions in biology is that the amino acid sequence defines protein structure and that this sequence carries no memory of the specific mRNA codon...