2023 Honours/Masters seminars

11:00-11:20 Colagiuri, David Hons Investigation and characterisation of a novel Penicillium that parasitises wheat rust fungi
11:20-11:40 Ma, Xiaoce Masters Characterizing enzymatic roles of glucanase and trypsin in Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Lycopersici
11:40-12:00 Gao, Jialing Masters Synthetic biology to engineer novel disease resistance in cereal crops
12:00-12:20 Meade, Alek Hons A metagenomic approach to analyse the effect of Medicago truncatula exudates on microbe composition in root nodules and surrounding soil
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12:40-13:00 Trantino, Helana Hons The structural basis of effector interaction with plant wall-associated kinase
13:00-13:20 Hasemer, Heath Hons Measuring the rate of carbon dioxide removal by enhanced weathering
13:20-13:40 Singh,Lavi Masters Exploring host-specific infection mechanisms of broad host pathogen Austropuccinia psidii (myrtle fungus)
13:40-14:00 Zhuang, Zixiong Masters Finding genomic structural variants (SVs) in Eucalyptus viminalis with long-read sequencing
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14:20-14:40 Shepherd, Luc Hons High-Throughput identification and quantification of pathogenic fungi
14:40-15:00 Andrews, Oliver Hons Environmenmtal effects on diel leaf starch turnover in woody plants
15:00-15:20 Tristram, Amy Hons Investigating aquaporin tetramer stoichiometry relationships as novel salt-tolerant strategies in mangroves
15:20-15:40 Woodford, James Russell Hons Elucidating the role of PGR5 in cyclic electron flow of C4 photosynthesis