Events

17
Jul
2020

PS Webinar Series: PhD Exit Webinar - The SWEET Journey from Source to Sink in Setaria viridis: The Role of Sugar Effluxers »

12pm 17 July

This research project investigates how photoassimilates moves from source leaves to other sink tissues that accumulate large amounts of carbohydrates. Many sinks such as stem and seeds/grains rely on the accumulation of sugars and starch during their development as they mature and become storage tissue.

23
Jul
2020

E&E Webinar: Stereo vision and prey detection in the praying mantis »

4pm 23 July

Praying mantises are the only insects known to have stereo vision. We used a comparative approach to determine how the mechanisms underlying stereopsis in mantises differ from those underlying primate stereo vision.

13
Aug
2020

E&E Seminar: Sexual deception and its reversibility »

12pm 13 August

Native Australian orchids have featured strongly in Rod's research, where he has explored a range of fascinating ecological, biochemical, molecular and evolutionary questions.