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ACAD research day: Wednesday 8th, August, 2018
Open to Science undergraduate students | 3pm-6pm

ACAD is one of the University's largest and most high-profile science research groups, and we are opening our doors once again (following our successful inaugural open day in 2017) to undergraduate science students and science educators.

Come along to:

  • Meet real, world-leading researchers
  • Discuss careers in science
  • Find an Honours supervisor and project
  • Apply for summer research scholarships at ACAD
  • Free Pizza and Drinks!

We work in the lab, out in the field, on museum specimens, and spend lots of hours working on computational algorithums - this is a great opportunity to learn what goes on behind the lecture/tutorial scene!

Lauren Raph

Raph Jeremy

Program:

3pm start: Meet our researchers
3:45pm 8 x 10minute talks on our research areas:

*Forensic Biology - advanced DNA identification
*Ancient microbiomes in your mouth
*Peopleing of Australia - 50,000 years of history
*Epitgenetics - rapid ways to adapt

| 30 min refreshment break |

*Megafauna extinction - hunting and climate
*Bioinformatics - playing with big data for biology
*Conservation Genetics
*Ancient Plants Domestications

5:30-6pm: Questions & Networking opportunity

Venue: Eclipse Room, Level 4, Union Building
North Terrace Campus
University of Adelaide
RSVP Essential: please email Maria Lekis here.
Free entry

Australian Centre for Ancient DNA
School of Biological Sciences
Darling Building
North Terrace Campus

The University of Adelaide
South Australia 5005
Australia

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