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02
Sep
2020

PS Webinar Series: Innovation, Conservation and Repurposing of Gene Function in Plant Cell Type Development »

12pm 2 September 2020

Irrespective of species, plant roots have remarkably similar patterning, and thus, many cell types are considered functionally homologous across species.

27
Aug
2020

E&E Webinar: Darwin comes to Town: evolution in Urban environments »

4pm 27 August 2020

Menno Schilthuizen is an evolutionary biologist with the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden, the Netherlands. He is also an active science writer and speaker.

27
Aug
2020

"Poly(sodium acrylate) - Branching out from standard delivery systems." »

2pm 27 August 2020

PhD exit seminar by Elizabeth Whitty of the Callaghan Group. Research School of Biology - Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemisitry.

27
Aug
2020

"Poly(sodium acrylate) - Branching out from standard delivery systems." »

1pm 27 August 2020

PhD exit seminar by Elizabeth Whitty of the Callaghan Group. Research School of Biology - Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemisitry.

21
Aug
2020

E&E PhD Exit Seminar: Fear and Learning on the Yarra: Predator Awareness Training in the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater »

4pm 21 August 2020

Captive breeding and reintroduction are key to modern conservation, but high predation in recently released animals means reintroductions often fail.

20
Aug
2020

E&E Webinar: Science Fictions: Some Cautionary Tales from the Replication Crisis »

4pm 20 August 2020

Why is there a Replication Crisis? That is, why are there so many findings in the published scientific literature that can't be replicated, or are exaggerated far beyond reality?

19
Aug
2020

PS Webinar Series: Technological convergence for Planetary Health - Precision Landscape Regeneration »

12pm 19 August 2020

Agriculture and ecosystems are tipping toward collapse due to land use and climate extremes. Irreversible feedbacks in the land system can lock in food insecurity, biodiversity loss and a hot house world.

14
Aug
2020

PS Webinar Series: PhD Exit Webinar - Future-proofing cotton production by building resilient photosynthetic pathways »

12pm 14 August 2020

In order to sustain and improve cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) production in future climates with increasingly hot mean annual temperatures and more frequent and extreme heatwaves, developing climate-adapted cotton cultivars is required.

13
Aug
2020

E&E Seminar: Sexual deception and its reversibility »

12pm 13 August 2020

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

12
Aug
2020

PS Webinar Series: Building a Bacterial CO2 Concentrating Mechanism »

12pm 12 August 2020

Many photosynthetic organisms employ a CO2 concentrating mechanism (CCM) to increase the rate of CO2 fixation via the Calvin cycle. CCMs catalyze ≈50% of global photosynthesis, yet it remains unclear which genes and proteins are necessary for a CCM to function.

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