The Current State of Plant Genomic Research

26 February 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Adam Healey will present a QAAFI seminar titled "The Current State of Plant Genomic Research".

QBI & QAAFI's International Women's Day panel and networking lunch

6 March 2019 11:00am1:00pm
UQ’s Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) and Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) invite you to a talk and panel discussion followed a networking lunch.

Professor Ian Godwin

12 March 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Ian Godwin will present a QAAFI Science Seminar.

Meating future protein demand

19 March 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Louwrens Hoffman will present a seminar titled "Meating future protein demand"

World Science Festival: Professor Neena Mitter

21 March 2019 1:00am2:15pm
Professor Neena Mitter from QAAFI's Centre for Horticultural Science will present at the World Science Festival Brisbane event on "Making It Great: Celebrating Queensland Invention"

World Science Festival: Professor Ian Godwin

23 March 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Professor Ian Godwin from QAAFI's Centre for Crop Science will present at the World Science Festival Brisbane event on "Feeding The World: The Big and Small Solutions"

TropAg2019

11 November 2019 9:00am13 November 2019 5:00pm
TropAg is the world’s leading tropical agriculture event bringing together the best in research and innovation, across plant, animal and food sciences. TropAg focuses on science and technology solutions across the agriculture and food supply chain, including technology and investment. Now incorporatingthe agricultural technology AgFutures conference, TropAg held in Brisbane, Australia, the capital of Australia’s second largest state, Queensland, which has 83 percent of its land area dedicated to tropical and sub-tropical agriculture.
Professor Robert Henry 

Reinventing plants for future agriculture

19 February 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Robert Henry, Director of the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, will present a seminar titled "Reinventing plants for future agriculture".
GFIA in Focus

GFIA in Focus - Future farming and food workshop

27 November 2018 1:00pm4:00pm
GFIA in Focus Australia will present hundreds of innovations for smart food production to 2,000 food producers, policy makers, scientists and investors to revolutionise the way farmers produce food.
The AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum

AgFutures 2018

21 November 2018 10:30am2:30pm
The AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum (AgFutures 2018) by Queensland Government - Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is returning to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 21 November 2018.
AusBiotech 2018

AusBiotech

31 October 2018 9:00am2 November 2018 5:00pm
Join world leading innovators in genetic and nanotechnology for agriculture at AusBiotech in Brisbane. AusBiotech will be held 31 October - 2 November 2018.

A journey in plant pathology

30 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Anthony Young will present a seminar titled "A journey in plant pathology"
Pimelea R&D update sessions

Pimelea R&D update sessions

30 October 2018 9:00am1 November 2018 5:00pm
A series of updates for producers on the pimelea group of plants that are poisonous to grazing animals and cause what is widely known as St George disease. 
International Leucaena Conference

International Leucaena Conference

29 October 2018 8:00am3 November 2018 5:00pm
International Leucaena Conference is an conference on the tree legume leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) and other species in the Leucaena genus to be held in Queensland, Australia 29 October – 3 November 2018. The conference will comprise a three day field trip followed by a 2.5 day workshop at the University of Queensland.
Dr Glen Fox

The importance of starch in brewing

16 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Glen Fox will present a seminar titled "The importance of starch in brewing"

Salicylic acid and its binding proteins at the crossroads of plant and human health

9 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Daniel Klessig will present a seminar titled "Salicylic acid and its binding proteins at the crossroads of plant and human health"

Breeding secures sustainable wheat production

18 September 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Kai Voss-Fels will present a seminar titled "Breeding secures sustainable wheat production"

Helminths, poo and laser

11 September 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Elise Kho will present a seminar titled "Helminths, poo and laser"
Lisa Sharp seminar

Global mega trends and the outlook for beef

4 September 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Lisa Sharp will present a seminar titled "Global mega trends and the outlook for beef"

Sustaining crop production in North Anhui, China: challenges, opportunities and collaborations

21 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Youhong Song will present a seminar titled "Sustaining crop production in North Anhui, China: challenges, opportunities and collaborations"
 “Fake News”: How misinformation about agriculture threatens sustainability and innovation

Public Lecture: “Fake News”: How misinformation about agriculture threatens sustainability and innovation

9 August 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
The phenomenon of fake news is not new to agricultural scientists. Misinformation and fallacies abound, and simplistic narratives regarding the “best” way to produce food dominate the internet and media. | Public Lecture by Professor Alison Van Eenennaam from the University of California
Food Evolution Movie Screening

Food Evolution Movie Screening

9 August 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Food Evolution, explores the complexity of cultural attitudes to GMOs and food, and investigates how easily fear and misinformation can overwhelm objective, evidence-based analysis. Join one of the stars of the film, Dr Alison Van Eenennaam, a science communicator and an animal genomics and biotechnology specialist for a new perspective on the GMO debate.
Sex in the petri (dish)?

Sex in the petri (dish)?

8 August 2018 3:00pm4:00pm
There are new opportunities to accelerate genetic improvement of livestock by incorporating phenotypic and genomic information, deep learning, advanced reproductive technologies, and precision breeding methods into conventional breeding and selection programs. | This seminar will be presented by Professor Alison Van Eenennaam, from the University of California, as part of the Douglas Ormonde Butler Memorial Lectureship. 
Seminar

QAAFI Future Science Leaders Seminar

7 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Bing Cheng "Canopy Position Influences on Gene Expression and Coffee Quality"
Samira Samarfard "Genetic Diversity and Molecular Evolution of Alfalfa Leaf Curl Virus"

Foodomics as the Future in Food Analysis? Opportunities and Challenges Compared to Targeted Assays

31 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Michael Rychlik from the Technical University of Munich will present a seminar titled "Foodomics as the Future in Food Analysis? Opportunities and Challenges Compared to Targeted Assays"
Monica Castro Valdebenito

Advances in avocado rootstock research in Chile

17 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Mónica Castro Valdebenito will present a seminar titled "Advances in avocado rootstock research in Chile"
3MT

QAAFI 3MT Competition

16 July 2018 9:45am1:00pm
The QAAFI 3MT Competition will be held on 16 July, registrations close on 2 July.
Prof Jeff Bennetzen

Seminar: Transposable element dynamics and horizontal DNA transfer in flowering plants

13 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Jeffrey Bennetzen from the University of Georgia will present a seminar titled "Transposable element dynamics and horizontal DNA transfer in flowering plants"
Rural Press Club

Rural Press Club: Seeds of Science - why we got it so wrong on GMOs

12 July 2018 12:30pm2:00pm
Join us to hear from Mark Lynas, world renowned author & environmental activist, on the inside story of the fight for and against genetic modification in food, from the former activist who's been on the front line of both sides of the argument.

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