3MT : UQ Final for 2016

September 23, 2016
Filed under: Events,News — Tags: — Stav Manafis @ 5:44 pm

We would like to congratulate UQ’s Ghanendra Gartaula for his performance at the at the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) University of Queensland competition on Wednesday 14th September. He was the ‘All-Institute winner’ and competed for the UQ finals. Ghanendra  gave an exceptional presentation entitled “Is Wheat Porridge Possible?” to competed against 7 other finalists  from […]

Public Lecture about ‘Sugar & Splice’

September 21, 2016
Filed under: Events — Tags: , — Stav Manafis @ 12:35 pm

Research Tuesdays:  Professor Vincent Bulone REGISTER HERE Date:             Tue 11th Oct 2016 Time:             5.30-6.30pm Location:      The Braggs Lecture Theatre,  North Terrace, the University of Adelaide Join Professor Vincent Bulone when he talks about all things carbohydrates, or sugars at Research Tuesdays (A public lecture series designed to share research with the University […]

UQ node success at the AGSA Conference

Filed under: Events,Media — Tags: , — Stav Manafis @ 11:21 am

  A big congratulations to both Ms. Guangli Feng and Dr. Sushil Dhital from the UQ node who recently won awards at the 66th Australasian Grain Science Conference in Tamworth. Ms. Feng received the Best Student Oral Presentation Award. Dr. Dhital was awarded the inaugural A B Blakeney Early Career Development Scholarship.

Genes Identified in Defence Against Powdery Mildew

September 19, 2016
Filed under: Media,New Publications,News — Tags: , — Stav Manafis @ 11:37 am

An international research team has identified two genes which could help protect barley against powdery mildew attack. Led by the University of Adelaide in Australia and the Leibniz-Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) in Germany, the research will give plant-breeders new targets for developing lines of barley with resistance to powdery mildew. […]

Hats off to our graduates!

September 15, 2016
Filed under: Uncategorized — Stav Manafis @ 5:21 pm

  On Tuesday 13th September, three of our students graduated from the University of Adelaide for completing their PhDs: Dr Riksfardini Annisa Ermawar Dr Jamil Chowdhury Dr George Dimitroff The Centre and all the staff are extremely proud of our young doctorates who have accomplished this task with their hard work. Congratulations on your achievement. […]

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