Past events

9.30am–4.30pm 13 November 2015
Presented by COMBINE Canberra, CSIRO, and ANU Research School of Biology.   Machine learning is becoming an increasingly useful tool for researchers with...
12.30–1.30pm 6 November 2015
Research Scool of Biology Director’s Seminar DNA sequences contain an incredible wealth of useful information. But our ability to use this information hinges, in large...
3–4pm 29 October 2015
Tempo and Mode: Centre for Macroevolution and Macroecology special seminar. All welcome. Aboriginal people, including those in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara...
5.30pm 22 October 2015
Does collecting voucher specimens of rare species threaten them with extinction? Some claim that this is how the Great Auk was finished off. Is the collection of vouchers...
9am 1 October – 5pm 2 October 2015
COMBINE Melbourne are hosting a two-day phylogenetics workshop at the University of Melbourne. This workshop will provide an introduction to phylogenetics analysis, including...
10–11am 17 September 2015
NRCA seminar Russell Barrett, Australian National Herbarium, CSIRO Despite an increase in exploration of Western Australia's Kimberley region in recent decades, the...
16–17 September 2015
Model-based statistical inference of demographic histories for comparative phylogeographic purposes using Next-Generation sequencing data This workshop will focus on...
12–1pm 15 September 2015
Outback landscapes, also known as the rangelands, or simply remote Australia, cover around 70% of Australia. This includes the savannas of Northern Australia and the semi-arid and...
5.30pm 10 September 2015
The following paper... Muir, C.D. (2015). Making pore choices: repeated regime shifts in stomatal ratio. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 282...
10–11 September 2015
COMBINE Canberra will be running a 2-day intensive Software Carpentry Bootcamp that will cover basic computational skills for biology, including Unix, Python...
5.30pm 3 September 2015
For this week’s meeting, I suggest that we discuss this paper... Merckx, V.S.F.T., Hendriks, K.P., Beentjes, K.K., Mennes, C.B., Becking, L.E., Peijnenburg, K.T.C.A...
12pm 28 August 2015
Professor Chase is Senior Research Professor at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, UK, and was Keeper of their Jodrell Laboratory for several years. He has particular interests in...
5.30am 30 July 2015
This week we will discuss a paper about presentation of summary statistics in scientific papers: Weissgerber, T.L., Milic, N.M., Winham, S.J. & Garovic, V.D. (2015) Beyond...
10am 23 July 2015
In this talk, Dr Sharon Appleyard will present the molecular genetic research currently being undertaken in collaboration with staff from the Australian National...
6–10 July 2015
http://bioinformatics.org.au/ws15/ Mathematical, statistical and computational techniques are increasingly being applied to discover, analyse and simulate the structures and...
5.30pm 2 July 2015
As we enter a new financial year, let's discuss an alternative method of accounting for the evolutionary clock. Mike Lee and colleagues have published a few papers recently...
5.30pm 18 June 2015
This week, we will discuss a new method for fossil-based time-calibration of molecular phylogenies: Heath TA, Huelsenbeck JP, Stadler T. 2014. The fossilized birth–death...
5.30pm 4 June 2015
Pete Cranston has suggested this paper for discussion and it follows on from the theme of two weeks ago: Strand M, Panova M. 2015. Size of genera - biology or taxonomy? Zoologica...
3 June 2015
Shape Analysis (Geometric Morphometrics) is the analytical toolkit to quantify and study shape variation of a set of specimens or artefacts. Geometric morphometrics is used...
2–4pm 2 June 2015
The study of adaptation and the evolution of natural systems benefits from recent progresses made in the field of genomics and phenomics. We will demonstrate progress using these...

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