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Past Talks

ADJUSTING LIFE’S FUNDAMENTALSGENOME METHODS FOR NEW ZEALANDTowards clinical application of porcine xenografts: Update and perspectivesProfessor Dr Heiner NiemannWednesday 15 November 20174-5 pmMcMeekan Centre, Ruakura Research Centre, HamiltonHeiner Niemann is the head of the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute forFarm Animal Genetics, Germany, Professor forReproductive Biology at the Veterinary University Hannoverand member of the German National Academy of Sciences.He specialises in reproductive medicine,reproductive biotechnology and molecular genetics.Heiner pioneered the production of transge


Monday July 10, 12 PM to 1 PM
Gallagher Hub, WINTEC City Campus, Hamilton

Dr Jeremy Bryant
Manager, New Zealand Animal Evaluation Ltd, DairyNZ, Hamilton
Making good genes better – genetic improvement of dairy cattle

Download pdf flier for the talk series Genome Methods for New Zealand

Free lecture on supervolcanoes, presented by the Geoscience Society of New Zealand on the Waikato campus on the 18th of August. The speaker is Professor Colin Wilson of Victoria University of Wellington.The Huckleberry Ridge Tuff, Yellowstone: new insights into old deposits19th of August, 1.10 pm, A.G.30 (map)Click for further details including talk abstracts.

Free lecture on supervolcanoes, presented by the Geoscience Society of New Zealand on the Waikato campus on the 18th of August.

Professors James Renwick & Tim Naish, Victoria University of Wellington. This talk is also part of the Royal Society of New Zealand 10x10 Lecture Series for 2016

Professor Barry Barton, Faculty of Law, University of Waikato

Professor James Renwick, School of Geography, Environment, and Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington

Seminar by Dr Steve Frese, Senior ScientistEvolve Biosystems, University of California, Davis When Good Milk Goes Bad: Milk Glycans and Pathogens In the Gut of Neonates McMeekan CentreMonday 2nd November, 11:00am-12:00pm Steven Frese is a Senior Scientist at Evolve Biosystems, a startup company borne out of over a decade of research at the University of California, Davis, and focused on diet and microbial manipulation of the infant gut.Until quite recently, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California Davis in the Departmen

In recognition of the International Year of Light, ten New Zealand speakers will address the many facets of light in the 2015 Ten by Ten series. Gravity’s telescopeDr Nicholas RattenburyWhether alien worlds can exist is a question which now has been answered, with the discovery of nearly 2,000 planets orbiting stars other than our own Sun.

Contact: for more infoWhen: October 20th  Where: Ruakura Campus Club Proposed agenda: 5:15 - 5:40: Drop in, grab a drink, wind down. 5:40 – 6:10: 3-4 ECR volunteers (5-10 minutes each) sharing their successful or un-successful experiences in either bid-writing or paper submission. 6:10 – 6:20: short break for a refill or whatnot.

Inaugural pub night/social event When: Wednesday August 26th; 5:30 - 7:00 (drop in) Where: The Cook, Hamilton East (7 Cook Street) What: No real agenda, just a time to have a chat and get to know each other better. I'd also like to get an idea of what theme to have for the next meeting, and also find out the level of interest in putting together a mentoring programme (+ volunteers?!).   


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