The Start of Cropping in Grains

July 31, 2015

Our former Centre Director, Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher, and a team of international researchers have discovered the genes in barley that led to the start of human agriculture, published in the journal Cell today. “Evolution of the seed dispersal system in barley” discusses how the group of researchers, led by Professor Takao Komatsuda of the National Institute of Agrobiological […]

Centre Meeting: 2013 Annual Retreat

May 28, 2013

The Annual Centre Retreat for 2013 has been held in Twin Waters, Queensland, with over 80 attendees from all 3 nodes as well as visiting scientists and students. Professor Ian Small, Professor Marilyn Anderson, Professor Daniel Cosgrove, Professor Deborah Delmer and Professor Herman Höfte of our Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), were in attendance as was […]

ARC CoE PCW Staff host Urrbrae High School Students.

December 11, 2012
Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Karen Chance @ 2:34 pm

On November 21st and 22nd Get into Genes hosted 200 Year 8 students from Urrbrae High School as part of their “Food Sustainability Challenge” tour. They were hosted in 5 sessions for 1.5hrs in groups of 40 over the 2 days. The students were given a talk for 30 minutes followed by 1 hour of […]