ANU's Research School of Biology is hosting its third Faculty Flash. This year it will be themed featuring faculty from across the School who work on host-microbe interactions.
At Faculty Flash, presenters talk about their research in an easily-digestible 8 minutes, with 4 minutes for questions.
There will be a social hour following the event.
Welcome - Allen Rodrigo
1:00-2:30 Session 1
- Rohan Williams - Multi-omics for microbiomes
- Maja Adamska - Is a novel cell type involved in the vertical transmission of a sponge microbiome?
- Allen Rodrigo - Modelling microbiomes
- Adele Lehane - Plasmodium resistance to antimalarial clinical candidates
- Giel Van Dooren - How Toxoplasma parasites watch what they eat
- David Jones - Attack of the tomato killers – resistance is utile
- John Rathjen - Plant-pathogen interactions
2:30-3:15 Afternoon tea
3:15-4:30 Session 2
- Sasha Mikheyev - Microbial effects within and across generations
- Kevin Saliba - Who needs riboflavin anyway?
- Peter Solomon - Wheat diseases – current and potential issues
- Bill Foley - The role of the hindgut microbiota of koalas in diet breadth
- Ulrike Mathesius - Interactions between quorum sensing signals and the plant microbiome affect nodulation
- Celeste Linde - The Good and the Bad
- Justin Borevitz - Soils are alive! How can we nourish them so they will nourish us?
4:30-5:30 Social Hour