Nathan Lo

Presentations

The shrinking genome: evolution of intracellular symbiotic bacteria in arthropods
Society for Insect Studies
The Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia. August 2013

Genome evolution in Blattabacterium cuenoti
Joint Academic Microbiological Seminars
The Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia. July 2013

Insights into the evolution of endosymbiosis from the genomes of Midichloria mitochondrii and Blattabacterium cuenoti
Matryoshka-type evolution of eukaryotic cells symposium
Kyoto, Japan. July 2013

Maintenance of essential amino acid pathways in the Blattabacterium cuenoti symbiont of a wood-feeding cockroach
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference
The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. July 2013

The genome of the tick borne symbiont Midichloria mitochondrii
Genetics Society of Australasia Conference
The University of Melbourne, Australia. July 2012

Termites: an overview
International symposium on digestive systems in termites: from fundamentals to applications to biomass utilization
Okinawa, Japan. October 2011.

Phylogenomic evidence for the presence of a flagellum + cbb3 oxidase in the free-living mitochondrial ancestor
Australian Society for Parasitology Conference.
Cairns, Australia. July 2011.

Preliminary findings from the genome of Midichloria mitochondrii
Australian Society of Microbiology Conference.
Darling Harbour Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia. Feb 2010.

Intrinsic effect on caste determination in termites
Departmental Seminar Series
Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Aug 2009.

Genetic caste determination in termites
Evolution the Experience.
Melbourne Convention Centre, Australia. Feb 2009.

Termites: the making of a superorganism
Australian Museum Members Night Talks.
Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia. Nov 2008.

American Dream or British Monarchy? Growing up in a termite society
Australian Museum Seminar Series.
Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia. Oct 2008.

Nature vs nurture in termite caste differentiation
Departmental Seminar Series.
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia. Oct 2007.

The evolution of cellulose digestion and the worker caste in termites
Joint seminar with the Biodiversity Center and the Institute of Biological Chemistry.
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan. Sep 2007.

X-linked genetic influence on caste determination in a termite
Genetics Society of Australasia.
The University of Sydney, Australia. Jun 2007.

X-linked genetic influence on caste determination in a termite
Australasian Evolution Society.
The University of New South Wales, Australia. Jun 2007.

A tale of two symbionts: the gender bender and the mitochondrion muncher
Departmental Seminar Series.
School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Australia. Sep 2006.

How termites became social wood eaters
Departmental Seminar Series.
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia. May 2006.

A brief history of cockroaches
Departmental Seminar Series.
School of Biology, Environmental and Earth Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australia. Oct 2005.

Mitochondria-invading bacteria from the tick Ixodes ricinus
European Union COST Action 850 Workshop "Genomics and symbiotic interactions between micro-organisms and their helminthic or invertebrate hosts".
Kolymbari, Greece. Jul 2005.

Mitochondria-invading bacteria from the tick Ixodes ricinus
International Wolbachia Conference.
Heron Island, Australia. Aug 2004.

Evolution in Australian wood-feeding and soil-burrowing cockroaches
International Congress of Entomology.
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia. Aug 2004.

Molecular phylogenetics of Dictyoptera
International Congress of Entomology.
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia. Aug 2004.

Molecular screening of ticks in Italy for intracellular bacteria
XXIII Congresso della Società Italiana di Parassitologia.
Vietri sul Mare, Napoli, Italy. Jun 2004.

Phylogenetics of Blattabacterium from cockroaches and Mastotermes darwiniensis
Proceedings of the 1st Dresden Meeting on Insect Phylogeny.
Dresden Natural History Museum, Germany. Sep 2003.

Molecular phylogenetics of Dictyoptera and the evolution of eusociality and bacterial
endosymbiosis in cockroaches

International Union for the Study of Social Insects Congress.
The University of Sapporo, Japan. Aug 2002.