Grant writing skills workshop for early career researchers

Cancelled
9 December 2016 2:00pm4:00pm
QAAFI in collaboration with UQ School of Biological Sciences has held a workshop to support early career researchers at the University of Queensland.

Genomics – applications from bacteria to livestock

6 December 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
International researchers Associate Professor Henrik Christensen and Associate Professor Paul Stothard will present a QAAFI Science Seminar entitled, "Genomics – applications from bacteria to livestock".

Five decades of leucaena R&D: Is it time to move on?

29 November 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Max Shelton from the Faculty of Science, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences,
The University of Queensland will present "Five decades of leucaena R&D: Is it time to move on?" in a special SAFS and QAAFI seminar.

Your microbes & you - unlocking the secret lives of your gut microbiota

8 November 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Barbara Williams from QAAFI`s Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences will present Your microbes & you - unlocking the secret lives of your gut microbiota. The combination of diet (particularly plant cell walls) and microbial activity in the gut, have been implicated in the prevention of several chronic diseases, usually associated with the Western world. These diseases include cardio-vascular disease, Type II diabetes, obesity, and colo-rectal cancer amongst others.
Dr Daniel Rodriguez

Systems agronomy for maize and sorghum in the Northern Region

1 November 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
PLANT SCIENCE
Associate Professor Daniel Rodriguez from QAAFI's Centre for Plant Science is presenting a seminar titled "Systems agronomy for maize and sorghum in the Northern Region".

Long-read SMRT Sequencing for New Insights into Genomes, Epigenomes and Transcriptomes

28 October 2016 10:00am11:00am
Long-read SMRT Sequencing for New Insights into Genomes, Epigenomes and Transcriptomes
David Williams and Dr Yasmina Sultanbawa in the lab

Discovery & impact: The Kakadu Plum

25 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Research into this native fruit has provided the scientific grounding for an emerging industry that has brought together the funding, the science, the buyers and the Indigenous community. Dr Yasmina Sultanbawa from QAAFI's Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences and David Williams, from the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will give an insight into the science and impact of the Kakadu Plum.

Improvement of nitrogen use efficiency in European winter oilseed rape

18 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
PLANT SCIENCE
Dr Andreas Stahl is a visiting research fellow from Liebig University and will present, "Improvement of nitrogen use efficiency in European winter oilseed rape".
robotic hand and bowl of apples

High tech food: will the world swallow it?

13 October 2016 6:00pm8:00pm
Many people might not connect the high science disciplines of nanotechnology, information technology and biotechnology with healthy, ethical and sustainable food production, but Professor Robert Henry, Director of the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, an agricultural research institute based at the University of Queensland jointly supported by the Queensland Government, says these technologies are critical to future food production.

Clouds, (fowl) Cholera and Contigs

10 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
ANIMAL SCIENCE
Associate Professor Pat Blackall from QAAFI's Centre for Animal Science is presenting a seminar titled "Clouds, (fowl) Cholera and Contigs".

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