QAAFI Science Seminar Series

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation (QAAFI) has been hosting a high-profile weekly seminar series across the disciplines of agriculture, food and nutrition science since 2014. With a range of speakers from Australia and abroad, the series explores how high-impact science will significantly improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the tropical and sub-tropical food, fibre and agribusiness sectors.

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The Future of Grains R&D in Australia

20 June 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
The GRDC Managing Director, Dr Steve Jefferies AM will present a QAAFI Science Seminar on "The Future of Grain R&D in Australia".

Pursuing porcine pleuropneumonia

13 June 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Conny Turni from QAAFI's Centre for Animal Science, will present a seminar on "Pursuing porcine pleuropneumonia".

Looking to the past, monitoring the present, securing the future: Resistance to the grain fumigant phosphine

30 May 2017 12:00pm
Associate Professor Paul Ebert from UQ's School of Biological Sciences will present a QAAFI Science Seminar, titled 'Looking to the past, monitoring the present, securing the future: Resistance to the grain fumigant phosphine'

Hormones, stress and animal welfare

23 May 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Alan Tilbrook is QAAFI's new Professor of Animal Welfare and will present a QAAFI Science Seminar, titled "Hormones, stress and animal welfare''.

Innovating Avocado - Aiming for sustainability from tissue-culture to genomes

16 May 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Alice Hayward from QAAFI's Centre for Plant Science will present a QAAFI Science Seminar, titled "Innovating Avocado - aiming for sustainability from tissue-culture to genomes."

How can intellectual property be used to improve food security?

9 May 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Brad Sherman from UQ's Law School will present a QAAFI Science Seminar, titled "How can intellectual property be used to improve food security?''.

The Bos indicus genome, a history of tropically adapted cattle in Australia

11 April 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
QAAFI's Centre for Animal Science Director, Prof Stephen Moore, will present a QAAFI Science Seminar titled, "The Bos indicus genome, a history of tropically adapted cattle in Australia".

Challenging conventional wisdom on how wheat and oats soluble dietary fibres modulate lipid levels

4 April 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Nima Gunness will present a QAAFI Science Seminar Series titled "Challenging conventional wisdom on how wheat and oats soluble dietary fibres modulate lipid levels" on Tuesday 4 April.

Primary plant cell walls as cellulose hydrogels

28 March 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Director for QAAFI's Centre of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Professor Mike Gidley will present "Primary plant cell walls as cellulose hydrogels" at a QAAFI Science Seminar on 28 March 2017.

Development of herbicide-tolerant cassava via a high-throughput chemical mutagenesis platform

21 March 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Emily McCallum from ETH Zurich in Switzerland will present "Development of herbicide-tolerant cassava via a high-throughput chemical mutagenesis platform", in QAAFI's Seminar Series on 21 Tuesday March 2017.

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