Postgraduate Research Showcase
14 June 2012
Join us for this important event on the School's calendar, which showcases the abundant talent of the School's postgraduates. This is a great opportunity for you to interact with our Postgraduate students and learn about the wide range of projects they are researching.
Co-Chairs - Dr Mary Byrne, Associate Professor Ross Coleman and Associate Professor Peter Banks.
Morning tea, lunch & refreshments provided.
9.30am Welcome by the Chair of the Postgraduate Research Committee
Associate Professor Murray Henwood
Characterisation of candidate symbiosome membrane proteins and their role in the legume-rhizobium symbiosis
One amongst many: exploring the relationship between individuals and the group in fish shoals
Small Silencers: Mobility of Small RNAs in Nicotiana benthamiana
How do plant volatiles influence the interactions between plants, insect herbivores and their natural enemies?
11.00am Morning Tea
Phuc Vuong Nguyen
A theoretical framework for understanding population dynamics in a variable environment
Grazer-grazer interactions and habitat structure in rock pools and surrounding open rock shore
Uditha Magammanage Wijethunga
Hopping South: how will cane toads deal with the challenges arising from their invasion of NSW?
Efficient inheritance mechanism of multiresistance plasmids in Staphylococcus aureus
Sex and caste determination in the Australian termites Schedorhinotermes intermedius and Coptotermes lacteus
The effect of urbanisation on the diversity, abundance and condition of spiders
Sebastian Duchene Garzon
Understanding evolutionary rate variation in viruses
Sonia Esteves Brazao
The nutritional ecology of limpets onNew South Walesrocky shores
2.50pm 2nd Year PosterPresentations
Trying to fit in: do barnacles limit limpet orientation?
Extinction coefficient for red-shifted chlorophylls: Chlorophyll d and Chlorophyll f
Estimating evolutionary timescales using ancient DNA: Accounting for uncertainty in sample ages
Understanding plant uptake of organic and inorganic nitrogen for optimal fertiliser application in forestry plantations
Replacing Natives with Aliens: Wildlife responses to black rat invasion in the Sydney Harbour National Park
Size does matter
The evolution of the Clone: Selection maintains heterozygosity in a clonal population of honey bee (Apis mellifera capensis)
Effect of copper, lead and zinc on growth and zoospore release in four zoosporic fungi species
Rodrigo Siqueira Reis
Determining the structure and targets of the viral F-box-like silencing suppressor P0 proteins
Functional Dissection of the pSK41 Centromere
RSVP by 6 June 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: 9.30am - 4.15pm
Location: Eastern Avenue Lecture Theatre
Cost: Free but RSVP essential
Contact: Joanna Malyon
Phone: +61 2 9351 2369