Biology Links

Non-native species not always the bad guys

17 April 2014 University of Canterbury researchers are investigating some positive features of animals being introduced to New Zealand. (read article)

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Biology Postgraduate Handbook 2014

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An Illustrated Checklist of the Cass Flora

UC researchers have compiled a comprehensive checklist to the flora of the UC owned Cass Mountain Research Area, in the Southern Alps, for use in teaching and research.

‘I had some really great lecturers who got me excited about science...’

Rachael McCloy BSc(Hons) in Cellular and Molecular Biology
Research Assistant, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
(read profile)

Events and Announcements

PhD Scholarship in Freshwater Restoration Ecology

(21 February 2014) We offer a fully funded PhD studentship in freshwater and restoration ecology research. This is a chance for a high-calibre student to join a successful research team investigating important applied issues and the fundamental processes which underpin them, to find solutions in an agricultural landscape. Full details (PDF, 170KB)

Discovery through photography

UC botanists discover and name a new mistletoe species (read article).


Seminars are on Thursdays at 12.00 noon in Biological Sciences, Room 275 of the Biology Research building, unless otherwise specified.
Seminar calendar and abstracts. Everyone is welcome to attend.

16th April
Biol/BIC Joint Seminar

(Note, this is a Wednesday)

The modern invasive species problem: a world Darwin envisioned?

Dr Jason Fridley

Department of Biology,
Syracuse University Syracuse,
NY 13244 USA

1st May

The emergence of a “dead” enzyme, MLKL, as a mediator of cell death by necroptosis

James M. Murphy
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Department of Medical Biology University of Melbourne Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia

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