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Posted 3rd August 2017
UC experts join other Australian researchers to call for increased efforts to prevent the spread of a deadly fungus wiping out frog species around the world.
By Marcus Butler
4 August 2017: Frogs around the world are increasingly under threat and many species have already become extinct because of a deadly fungus, now a group of scientists are demanding more action to halt the spread of the chytrid fungus.
The disease, Chytridiomycosis, has been implicated in the mass die-offs and …
Posted 28th July 2017
We are seeking at least one, but potentially several, PhD students with interests in molecular cytogenetics and genomics to develop diagnostic cytogenetic and molecular tools for comparative genomics and evolutionary studies in animals, particularly in sheep and reptiles.
Chromosome rearrangements play critical role in speciation. Major chromosome rearrangements are usually detectable via standard karyotypic analysis; however, cryptic (minor) rearrangements remain undetected, requiring development of species specific diagnostic tests, combining cytogenetics and molecular approaches. For example, subtelomeric sequences, which …
Posted 18th July 2017
The IAE had a great 2016, with strong research productivity and a focus on the future. We are proud to share our achievements in our 2016 Annual Report, showcasing research excellence, impact and engagement. We also highlight our students, staff, and publications. We hope you enjoy reading about our work.