Past events

11
Nov
2019
Speaker: Pamela Ronald, Distinguished Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and the Genome Centre, University of California Davis, U.S.
Abstract - A major goal for food and agricultural research is to increase the resiliency of agricultural systems to adapt to rapid changes and extreme conditions. Prof.
06
Nov
2019
In this workshop we look at the available markets for your PhD skills outside of academia and how to approach the transition between academia and industry. Register below.  Password - Plant2019
06
Nov
2019
Speaker: Dr Saro Thavamanikumar & Dr Bala Thumma from Gondwana Genomics, ANU
Abstract - Genomic selection (GS) is a marker-based method to select superior seedlings. In forest trees, GS is expected to result in rapid genetic gains by reducing the breeding cycles and increasing the selection intensity.
31
Oct
2019
Speaker: Pawan Parajuli, Verma Group, BSB, RSB
Shigella flexneri serotype 1c is a predominant serotype causing shigellosis in developing countries. It has a unique and highly modified O-antigen structure comprising of at least two distinct O-antigen modifying gene clusters (gtrI and gtrIc).
30
Oct
2019
Rigor and reproducibility are at the core of modern science and set apart scientific inquiry from pseudoscience.  Statistics, data science skills, and rigor are fundamental to excel in 21st century biology. In addition, these are highly sough-after skill-sets on the current job market.
29
Oct
2019
Speaker: Simone Blomberg, University of Queensland
Stochastic processes are commonly used to model various aspects of the evolution of organisms, both at the level of the population (e.g. gene frequencies), and at the level of the species (e.g. traits).
29
Oct
2019
Speaker: Ulf Toelch, Berlin Institute of Health
Transparency and rigor are the foundation of valuable research. Current scientific systems, however, create environments for example at universities that focus strongly on excellence.
28
Oct
2019
For the final RSB Director’s Seminar for 2019, we are very pleased to present a live recording of ANU’s own The Wholesome Show podcast, with special guest from RSB Dr Megan Head.
25
Oct
2019
Speaker: Haseena Khan, PhD Candidate, Solomon Lab, RSB ANU
Abstract - Zymoseptoria tritici is an ascomycete fungus that causes Septoria tritici leaf blotch disease, which is one of the most devastating diseases of wheat specially in Europe.
24
Oct
2019
Speaker: Prof Christian Doerig, School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University, Australia
Summary - Host-directed therapy (HDT) is gaining traction as a strategy to combat infectious diseases.

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