Past events

7–9pm 17 October 2019
"People are suffering, people are dying, entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction" was the recent warning from 16 year old...
2–4 October 2019
The past decade has seen a surge of experimental techniques for reconstructing evolutionary transformations during the 500-million year history of vertebrate life, such as...
12pm 25 September – 4pm 26 September 2019
The Australian BioCommons / EMBL-ABR offers free, hands-on bioinformatics workshops around Australia. Registrations are now open for Implementing Scalable...
12–1pm 12 September 2019
Long-distance dispersal was responsible for allotetraploid Nicotiana reaching Australia from South America about six million years ago (mya) based on molecular clock analyses....
4–9 August 2019
The Workshop on Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics will be held in the stunning natural setting of the Blue Mountains, NSW, within the heart of the historical town of Katoomba,...
9am–5pm 2 August 2019
In conjunction with the CBA co-sponsored Workshop on Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics, we are hosting a one-day symposium and workshop in Canberra on ...
12–4pm 15 July 2019
On the first day of the CBA co-funded Synthesis Group workshop Emerging Areas of Research in Reintroduction Biology, invited participants will be...
1–5 July 2019
Themes: NGS and bioinformatics  Long read bioinformatics and applications  Data science and machine learning for bioinformatics  Getting started with...
30 June – 3 July 2019
The Organising Committee takes great delight in being able to warmly invite you to the Genetics Society of AustralAsia 2019 conference held this year at the University of...
2.30–3.30pm 26 June 2019
The National Environmental Science Program (NESP) is due for completion in early 2021. The Australian Government’s Department of Environment and Energy is currently...
1–2pm 24 June 2019
Some groups of animals are inordinately speciose. A prime example are the microhylid frogs of New Guinea and its satellite islands -- with over 300 species, one of the largest...
9.30am 12 June – 5pm 14 June 2019
With recently developed coalescent-based analytical methods, coupled with technological advances for collecting genomic datasets across many individuals per putative species, we...
1–2pm 11 June 2019
DNA barcoding has become a mainstay in modern biodiversity studies. This talk will examine the role in biology that it has had in the past 15 years and how well DNA barcoding has...
2.30–4.30pm 14 May 2019
This informal mini-workshop is intended for those starting or considering a meta-analytic project. I will provide a quick overview of the systematic review and meta-analytic...
9.30am 13 May – 4.30pm 15 May 2019
The RSB Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Unit (CBBU) and Biological Data Science Institute (BDSI) are organizing workshops for students and staff from...
9.30pm 9 May – 4.30pm 10 May 2019
The RSB Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Unit (CBBU) and Biological Data Science Institute (BDSI) are organizing workshops for students and staff from...
12–1pm 2 May 2019
Rapid environmental change threatens global biodiversity and has already led to the decline or extirpation of many taxa. Although phenotypic plasticity may enable populations to...
9am–5pm 11 April 2019
Genome sequencing of model species has yielded important insights into population history, adaptation and speciation. Applying population genomics methods across species with...
1–2pm 9 April 2019
CSIRO Special Seminar A recently published review of 73 historical reports from across the globe has shown that biodiversity of insects is threatened worldwide. Dramatic...
4–5pm 1 April 2019
The comparative approach, whether applied to traits, genes, or trees, forms the foundation of biological research. Moving these data into a semantic framework enables their...

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