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Owen Atkin announced 2019 Entrepreneurial Fellow

Plant biologist and Head of the Plant Sciences Division at the ANU Research School of Biology, Professor Owen Atkin, has been named the 2019 Vice-Chancellor's Entrepreneurial Fellow for his work around entrepreneurial agri-technology.

Caitlin Byrt

To create a future you can look forward to we need to upgrade our crop plant resources. Upgrading crops to improve productivity and adapt to environmental stresses, such as extreme climatic conditions, is key to our future food security and quality of life.

How did plants conquer land?

An international study has found a drought alarm system that first appeared in freshwater algae may have enabled plants to move from water to land more than 450 million years ago – a big evolutionary step that led to the emergence of land animals, including humans. 

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PS Seminar Series - Harnessing synthetic gene circuits for customized gene expression patterns

12pm 24 Jul 2024
Plant carbon fixation, a vital process for capturing energy, profoundly influences various aspects of our lives, including food, clothing fibers, medicines, building materials, and even the production of human therapeutics.

MGI Agri genomics Seminar

12.30pm 24 Jul 2024
NGS for food security, disease resistance and bioengineering for climate adaption applications

PS Seminar Series - Evolution as a lens into lncRNA functionality

3.30pm 26 Jul 2024
Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have recently emerged as prominent elements of the regulatory transactions of eukaryotic genomes.

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