News & events

News

20
May
2019
A region's climate has a greater impact than landscape on how many languages are spoken there, new research from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.
2019 ANU Federal Election Conversation Series - Food security
14
May
2019
Professor Owen Atkin and Professor Robert Furbank from RSB analyse the ongoing issues around food security and the policy direction needed to ensure Australia's ongoing prosperity.
14
May
2019
Lead researcher Dr Megan Head says her study shows sexually transmitted diseases can act as a mediator for sexual conflict, which occurs when the evolutionary interests of males and females don't align.
11
Apr
2019
Compounds ANU, a library of compounds managed by RSC, is now available to biological and medical researchers across ANU.

Events

28
May
2019
Speaker: Michael Braby, Honorary Associate Professor, E&E, RSB
Please note: this seminar is cancelled and will be rescheduled later in the year.  
28
May
2019
Speaker: Associate Professor Ashley Buckle - Monash University - Head, Protein Engineering and Design Lab - Host - Denisse Leyton
α-1 antitrypsin (AAT) is used as augmentation therapy in patients with AAT deficiency (AATD)-related emphysema, and is a promising therapeutic for treatment of a wide range of inflammation and autoimmune diseases.
05
Jun
2019
Speaker: Professor Geoff McFadden, School of Biosciences, University of Melbourne
Malaria is still a major global health problem, and the spread of drug resistance is making it worse. We combine our knowledge of parasite evolution, metabolism, genetics, and life cycle to identify the best drugs to fight malaria and ultimately win the resistance battle.
11
Jun
2019
Speaker: Jon T. Sakata, Department of Biology, McGill University
A number of songbird species, including zebra finches, demonstrate commonalities or “universals” in learned song structures across populations, and cultural propagation and biological predispositions in vocal learning have been proposed to underlie such universals.

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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