Nathan Lo

Presentations

The evolution of mound-building and feeding habits in Australian nasute and Copototermes termites
Symposium on Insect Evolution, Ecology, Physiology, and Symbiosis. University of the Ryukyus, Japan.

The evolution of termite gut symbioses
Faculty of Environment, University of Western Sydney, Australia. Aug 2014.

The evolution of termite gut symbioses
School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia. Aug 2014.

The genome of Blattabacterium cuenoti : implications for the evolution of termite symbioses and digestive mechanisms
International Union for the Study of Social Insects Conference, Cairns, Australia. Jul 2014.

Metabolomic profiling of 13C-labelled cellulose digestion in a lower termite: insights into gut symbiont function
School of Biology, Environmental, and Earth Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia. May 2014.

Insights into termite symbioses from symbiont genomes and metabolomics
School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia. May 2014.

Insights into termite symbioses from symbiont genomes and metabolomics
School of Molecular Biosciences, University of Sydney, Australia. Oct 2013.

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

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

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

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

Termites: an overview
International Symposium on Digestive Systems in Termites, Okinawa, Japan. Oct 2011.

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

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

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

Genetic caste determination in termites
Evolution the Experience, Melbourne, 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, Sydney, Australia. Oct 2008.

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

The evolution of cellulose digestion and the worker caste in termites
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, University of Sydney, Australia. Jun 2007.

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

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

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

A brief history of cockroaches
School of Biology, Environmental and Earth Sciences, 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, Australia. Aug 2004.

Molecular phylogenetics of Dictyoptera
International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, 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, University of Sapporo, Japan. Aug 2002.