Past events

9.25am 12 November – 5pm 13 November 2018
Following on from the success of CompBioFest I, we are delighted to invite you to join the second Computation Biology Fest (CompBioFest II). This conference will focus...
11.30am–12.30pm 9 November 2018
The Jurassic Talbragar Fish Bed near Gulgong (NSW) has been extensively collected for more than 100 years and has yielded thousands of specimens of Cavenderichthys...
2pm 5 November 2018
Alignment Beyond Sequences and Genomes is the eleventh of 12 lectures on Biological Sequence Analysis (BSA), I will give at the ANU. BSA is a huge field...
11.30am–12.30pm 2 November 2018
One of the uncertainties for future environments is the degree of resilience of coral reefs under current global warming scenarios. Increases in atmospheric CO2 levels lead to...
1–2pm 1 November 2018
Indigenous Leader Eddie Fry has challenged us to think about a 50 year plan and ‘the Indigenous Estate lifted beyond current perceptions of what is possible in Indigenous...
12–1pm 30 October 2018
Migratory animals, in their billions, uniquely couple ecological communities across the globe. Given that most animal migrations are disappearing or are in steep decline due...
29–30 October 2018
Workshop appications close Friday 28 September We are organizing a workshop in genomic estimation of relatedness and quantitative genetic estimation, funded by the Centre for...
12–1pm 26 October 2018
Reconstructing speciation geography from contemporary biodiversity data  12:00 Alex Skeels, Research School of Biology, ANU The origin of new species can occur under a...
11.30am–12.30pm 26 October 2018
Pathogen and pest species in agricultural systems are responsible for significant economic losses worldwide, and represent a threat to agricultural productivity and food security...
12am–1pm 23 October 2018
Smooth shelled mussels of the genus Mytilus are conspicuous species of many temperate intertidal environments and valued for aquaculture. However, Mytilus...
4–5pm 18 October 2018
Biological variation is organized hierarchically; it exists among taxa, among populations, among genotypes or individuals, and within genotypes or individuals. Thinking...
2.30–3.30pm 17 October 2018
We face an urgent need for better theories of rapid change in social-ecological systems. I will first use an ancient philosophical puzzle, modern ideas about networks and...
12–1pm 16 October 2018
For decades, studies of rapid species radiations have provided insight into the processes that drive biological diversification, but recently these analyses have been...
11am–12pm 15 October 2018
Are you interested in how linguists and evolutionary biologists can work together to analyse patterns of language change? A cross-disciplinary research team will be presenting two...
11.30am–12.30pm 5 October 2018
Across vast regions globally, biodiversity is facing numerous threats that are causing species extinctions and the loss of ecosystem services. In Australia alone, the number of...
12–1pm 2 October 2018
If you accidently overwrote your analysis, could you regenerate it with a single click? Do you have a myriad of files on your desktop labelled ‘Draft v2 Final May FINAL SH...
12–1pm 25 September 2018
Having spent much of my working life studying sexual conflicts in animals, I have grown increasingly absorbed by human relations and how evolutionary, economic and...
11.30am–12.30pm 21 September 2018
Speciation rates vary tremendously among evolutionary lineages but our understanding of the genomic architecture facilitating very rapid speciation remains incomplete...
1–2pm 18 September 2018
Please note: this seminar has been cancelled. Climate change threatens biodiversity, with many animals thought to be at risk of extinction. Global change will also alter...
11.30am–12.30pm 14 September 2018
Catherine Grueber’s work reveals how evolutionary and population processes affect individual- and population-level genetic diversity of small populations. In doing so,...

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