News & events

News

07
Nov
2019
Red deer on a Scottish island are providing scientists with some of the first evidence that wild animals are evolving to give birth earlier in the year as the climate warms.
Professor Naora in younger years (1950's)
05
Nov
2019
Professor Hiroto Naora established the RSBS Molecular Biology Unit in 1968, which he directed until his official retirement in the mid-1990s. He donated funds to the Naora Hiroto Graduate Student Travel Scholarship. Further funding was donated by his daughter, Honami, after Professor Naora's death in 2019.
24
Oct
2019
A first-of-its-kind citizen science project will put amateur butterfly-watchers at the forefront of research and conservation for the insect.
16
Oct
2019
Australian research could help breeders develop more drought-resilient crops that can produce more food and more profit with less water.  Drought tolerance is critically important in the face of climate change, population growth and land-use pressures.

Events

18
Nov
2019
A symposium on all aspects of host-microbiome interactions. Presentations will include genomics and bioinformatics of microbiomes, physical structure of microbiomes, plant- and animal microbiome interactions; soil and landscape microbiomes, ecology and evolution of host microbiomes.
18
Nov
2019
Speaker: Dr Doug K. Allen, USDA Research Scientist, Associate Member Danforth Center, St. Louis
Abstract - Improving plant yield through metabolic engineering is an important goal to meet future food and other renewable resource demands.
19
Nov
2019
Speaker: Dr. Randy Ruvindy, Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology, Sydney
Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) is caused by naturally occurring marine biotoxins that are produced by some species of dinoflagellates.
10
Dec
2019
Speaker: Christian Huber, University of Adelaide
Natural selection is a cornerstone of modern biology and remains the primary explanation for how species adapt to their environment. Population genetic methods have been developed to quantify natural selection in the genome.

Event series

Biomedical Science and Biochemistry Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemistry

Director's Seminar Series

Speakers selected by the Director to deliver seminars of broad relevance to the School. 

Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Ecology and Evolution (E&E).

Evolutionary Ecology Discussion Group

This is an informal, weekly discussion group, held at 2pm on Wednesdays in the Banks Tearoom, Building 44. We discuss any questions broadly related to evolutionary ecology.

Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

Techniques in Computational genomics

The Techniques in Computational genomics (TIC) meetings are aimed at fostering interactions among computational genomic researchers of all levels from across Canberra.

Training, Symposia and Workshops

Lists training and workshops from a number of facilities and services, including the RSB-RSC Mass Spectrometry Facility.

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