Past events

19
Mar
2019
Speaker: Alexandre Fournier-Level, University of Melbourne
The overuse of pesticides and herbicides world-wide has led to the emergence of resistance in multiple organisms: pests vectors, weeds and non-target species. Pesticide resistance has provided some of the most iconic case studies in molecular evolution.
18
Mar
2019
Speaker: Dr Beata Ujvari, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University
Similar to parasites, malignant cells exploit the host for energy, resources and protection, thereby impairing host health and fitness. Despite cancer being widespread in the animal kingdom, its impact on life history traits and strategies have rarely been documented.
12
Mar
2019
Speaker: Ilya Ruvinsky, Northwestern University
Organisms exchange chemical signals that can shape a variety of behavioral and physiological responses; the latter have received relatively little attention. I will describe our recent studies in C.
07
Mar
2019
Speaker: Honours and Masters students
It is that time of year where the 2019 cohort of Honours/Masters research students each present a 15 min talk on their research topic.  There are no concurrent sessions so you can spend up to 4 afternoons (March 4th to 7th) hearing what research endeavours the next generatio
07
Mar
2019
Speaker: Dieter Schmoll, Sanofi - Host Stefan Broer
Chronic oxidative stress has been postulated to drive insulin resistance and diabetic complications. The transcription factor Nrf2 controls multiple endogenous oxidative-stress defense pathways.
06
Mar
2019
Speaker: Honours and Masters students
It is that time of year where the 2019 cohort of Honours/Masters research students each present a 15 min talk on their research topic.  There are no concurrent sessions so you can spend up to 4 afternoons (March 4th to 7th) hearing what research endeavours the next generatio
06
Mar
2019
Speaker: Dr Sarah Rottet, Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO
Synthetic Biology provides enormous opportunities for humanity to re-engineer biology for applications that will redefine the way we live. Novel technologies based on repurposed and fully synthetic organisms, as well as cell-free biotechnologies (such as nanoreactors) are flourishing.
05
Mar
2019
Speaker: Honours and Masters students
It is that time of year where the 2019 cohort of Honours/Masters research students each present a 15 min talk on their research topic.  There are no concurrent sessions so you can spend up to 4 afternoons (March 4th to 7th) hearing what research endeavours the next generatio
04
Mar
2019
Speaker: Honours and Masters students
It is that time of year where the 2019 cohort of Honours/Masters research students each present a 15 min talk on their research topic.  There are no concurrent sessions so you can spend up to 4 afternoons (March 4th to 7th) hearing what research endeavours the next generatio
28
Feb
2019
Speaker: Associate Prof Jack Richards - Malaria & Tropical Diseases, Burnet Institute - Host, Alex Maier
Malaria elimination/ eradication has been a global policy for the past decade and has enabled some tremendous achievements. Most parts of the world have seen a dramatically reduced burden of malaria and some have successfully achieved elimination.

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